The United States in the Middle East: Assessing the Emerging Trump Doctrine

A Conversation with Peter Mandaville, PhD

The Middle East Policy Group at Schar School of Policy & Government, 

in collaboration with the Middle East & Islamic Studies program of George Mason University, 

invites you to attend the first session of the Reflections on Middle East Policy series.


The United States in the Middle East: 

Assessing the Emerging Trump Doctrine

 A Conversation with Peter Mandaville, PhD

Chaired by Justin Gest, PhD 


Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 4:30-6:00 pm

Arlington Campus, Founders Hall room 113

3351 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22201


Peter Mandaville is Professor of International Affairs at GMU's Schar School of Policy & Government and served as a Senior Advisor at the U.S. Department of State under Hillary Clinton and John Kerry. Justin Gest is Assistant Professor of Public Policy at GMU's Schar School of Policy & Government. 


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If you have questions regarding the Reflections on Middle East Policy series please contact Neslihan Kaptanoglu ( or Mehdi Nayebpour (  

The Middle East Policy Group is a PhD student initiative at Schar School of Policy & Government aimed at promoting Middle East-related events in the Arlington campus of George Mason University.