2014 Policy Lecture
HRH Prince Turki Al-Faisal
A Saudi Perspective of Middle East Events
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The US secretary of state should now offer an accelerated timetable for the acceptance of Palestine as a member of the United Nations writes Akiva Eldar for Al Monitor.
Sir Tom Phillips writes for Chatham House on the forthcoming visit of Barack Obama to Riyadh.
Abdullah Ali from Chatham House looks at the dangers of an illegitimate election process in Syria.
Recently at CMEC
CMEC was delighted to host The Rt Hon Alistair Burt MP, who talked candidly about his time at the FCO and his hopes for the region in the future.
The Conservative Middle East Council was delighted to have asked HRH Prince Turki Al Faisal to deliver its 2014 Annual Policy Lecture and it gives us particular pleasure to see the text published here.
Following CMEC’s visit to Cairo, Kwasi Kwarteng MP, Leo Docherty and Marc Morrison have written a follow up to Egypt 2011: Revolution and Transition.
Egypt 2014: Revolution Revisited picks up where the previous document left off and analyses the political situation in Egypt since January 2012. The three authors look at the fall of Morsi, the confrontation with the Muslim Brotherhood and the imminent Presidential election which looks likely to be won by the charismatic Egyptian Defence Minister, Abdul Fattah al Sisi.
CMEC delegations allow MPs and Peers to see the Middle East at first hand and gain a unique insight into the region by meeting leading members of government, business and civil society.
A series of briefings, debates and publications bringing together leading experts with Conservative MPs and Peers to discuss the most pressing questions for UK foreign policy in the Middle East.
A series of meetings for security experts and Conservative parliamentarians to discuss emerging threats in the Middle East and the implications for UK foreign policy.
A series of events bringing together leading business people and Conservative parliamentarians to discuss the UK’s bilateral trade and investment links with the Middle East.