Prospects for Peace in the Middle East – 2009

Event offered by:
Foreign Policy Association

Event Details

Wednesday, March 4, 2009
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM 
Titus One Auditorium, Museum of Modern Art
New York, NY
Event type
Lecture / Panel  

Event Transcripts and Video

"Prospects for Peace in the Middle East – 2009" with CNN Chief International Correspondent, Christiane Amanpour.

Event Speakers

    • Christiane Amanpour - Speaker
      Chief International Correspondent, CNN

      Christiane Amanpour is CNN's chief international correspondent based in New York. In her 18 years as an international correspondent, Amanpour has reported on all the major crises from the world's many hotspots, including Iraq, Afghanistan, the Palestinian territories, Iran, Israel, Pakistan, Somalia, Rwanda, the Balkans and the United States during Hurricane Katrina.

      She has secured exclusive interviews with world leaders from the Middle East to Europe to Africa and beyond, including Iranian Presidents Mohammad Khatami and Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, as well as the presidents of Afghanistan, Sudan and Syria, among others. After 9/11, she was the first international correspondent to interview British Prime Minister Tony Blair, French President Jacques Chirac and Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf.