CFR Conference Call (Students Only)

Wednesday, October 26, 2011 (11:00 AM – 11:45 AM)
Tower Center (map)


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You are invited to participate in a Council on Foreign Relations Academic Conference Call. This event will be limited to 10 students, so please register soon if you would like to participate.

Steven A. Cook will discuss his new book, The Struggle for Egypt: From Nasser to Tahrir Square.

The reading materials are found here: http://www.box.net/shared/p7zfr2b3tka5jkxag141
1) Steven A. Cook, “A Tale of Two Egypts,” in The Struggle for Egypt: From Nasser to Tahrir Square, 155-209.
2) Steven A. Cook, “Uprising,” in The Struggle for Egypt: From Nasser to Tahrir Square, 272-307.
3) Steven A. Cook, “Egypt’s Identity Crisis,” Foreign Policy, September 19, 2011.
4) Deborah Jerome, “A Political Turning Point for Egypt?”, Analysis Brief, Council on Foreign Relations, October 11, 2011.

Steven A. Cook
Dr. Cook has published widely in a variety of foreign policy journals, opinion magazines, and newspapers, including “Foreign Affairs,” “Foreign Policy,” “Wall Street Journal,” “Journal of Democracy,” “Weekly Standard,” “Slate,” “New Republic Online,” “New York Times,” “Washington Post,” “Financial Times,” “International Herald Tribune,” and “Survival.” He is also a frequent commentator on radio and television and maintains “From the Potomac to the Euphrates,” a CFR blog. Prior to joining CFR, Dr. Cook was a research fellow at the Brookings Institution from 2001 to 2002 and a Soref research fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy from 1995 to 1996. He holds a BA in international studies from Vassar College, an MA in international relations from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, and both an MA and a PhD in political science from the University of Pennsylvania.