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AHI’s Policy Forum on Turkey’s Policy Implications Available Online
February 21, 2012—No. 12 (202) 785-8430

AHI’s Policy Forum on Turkey’s Policy Implications Available Online

WASHINGTON, DC — The American Hellenic Institute’s (AHI’s) policy forum “The Evolution of Turkey’s Policy in the Eastern Mediterranean: Implications for U.S. Interests” featuring Keynote Speaker Daniel Pipes, president, Middle East Forum and Taube Fellow at the Hoover Institution of Stanford University; and a panel of experts who examined the topic, is now available for view online at The policy forum was held February 6, 2012 at the Capital Hilton, Washington, DC.

The panel of experts featured: Dr. Harry Dinella, former U.S. Army Foreign Area Officer for Greece and AHI Fellow; Professor Van Coufoudakis, rector emeritus, University of Nicosia, Cyprus and former president, Modern Greek Studies Association and AHIF Fellow; Doug Bandow, senior fellow, Cato Institute; and Dr. Raphael Danziger, senior research advisor, Policy & Government Affairs, AIPAC and editor-in-chief emeritus, Near East Report.   The panelists examined the broad spectrum of Turkish policies and their implications to the eastern Mediterranean and to the United States.

James Jatras, principal, Squire Sanders Public Advocacy and former senior foreign policy advisor, Republican leadership of the U.S. Senate, moderated the panel. He also moderated Daniel Pipes’ keynote speech.

The American Hellenic Institute is a non-profit Greek American public policy center that works to strengthen relations between the United States and Greece and Cyprus, and within the Greek American community.


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