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Wed, Feb 19


Microsoft Corporation

International Policy Roundtable on the Middle East

Featuring Missy Ryan, Washington Post reporter and HKS alum

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International Policy Roundtable on the Middle East
International Policy Roundtable on the Middle East

Time & Location

Feb 19, 2020, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Microsoft Corporation, 901 K St NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

About the event

Join us for the next International Policy Roundtable (IPR) featuring Missy Ryan, Washington Post reporter and HKS alum, who will share her insights on some of the critical policy issues taking place in the Middle East. This “fire side” conversation will be facilitated by Lala Qadir, HKS alum and attorney at Covington and Burling. The conversation will provide you with an opportunity to engage them on global security issues.


WHEN:     Wednesday, February 19, 2020 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM 

                 6:00 PM -  Registration and networking with hors d’oeuvres 

                 6:45 PM – Program will begin.  

WHERE:   Microsoft Corporation, 901 K ST, NW 

TICKETS:  $20 – For HKS classes 2018 and 2019 

                 $25 – All other HKS alumni and friend

About Missy Ryan 

Missy Ryan, MPP alum and reporter for the  Washington Post, covers national security, military issues and the  Pentagon. She has reported from Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Libya,  Argentina, Peru, Chile and more. Her writing has appeared in numerous  publications including the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Miami  Herald, Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, The Atlantic, San Diego  Union-Tribune, Council on Foreign Relations, The (Toronto) Star, El  Economista (Mexico), and La  Nación (Argentina). Ms. Ryan has appeared  on C-SPAN with her interviews of Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee  James, and Secretary of the Army Mark Esper. She was interviewed by  C-SPAN in 2017 after her Washington Post article with Greg Jaffe, “U.S.  Poised to Expand Military Effort Against Taliban in Afghanistan.”  

Tickets must be purchased in advance (registration will not be accepted on site).

The HKS International Policy Roundtable (IPR) is a DC special interest group for HKS alumni. The group aims to serve as a forum to discuss matters of global significance involving a range of international policy topics. Structured as a participatory roundtable, the IPR seeks to expand alumni engagement within the HKS DC community while providing opportunities for alumni to forge friendships and  professional networks.    


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