Weekly Wire – February 27
POMED’s Weekly Wire for February 27 is now available.
Top stories from this week include the following:
- On Thursday, March 1, POMED will host the 4th Annual Leaders for Democracy Award Reception, honoring U.S. Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford, former opposition MP Matar Matar from Bahrain, and Tunisian civil society activist and former National Constituent Assembly candidate Omezzine Khelifa. To get your ticket, click here.
- From Washington – Executive Director Stephen McInerney and many others analysts weighed in on increasing U.S.-Egypt tensions
- From the Middle East – Yemen held Presidential elections, as Libya and Tunisia began drafting new constitutions
- In Case You Missed It – The Project on Middle East Democracy hosted a panel discussing Turkey’s increasingly important role on the world stage
- Reporter Anthony Shadid, two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize, died unexpectedly from an asthma attack
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