Roundtable Lunch
Growing Tensions in the Gulf: Iran, Saudi Arabia, and the United States' Role

Dalia Dassa Kaye

Director, Center for Middle East Public Policy, RAND Corporation

Terry McCarthy

Former President & CEO, LAWAC

October 8, 2019 12:00 PM    Roundtable

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The Los Angeles World Affairs Council & Town Hall is looking forward to hosting Dr. Dalia Dassa Kaye of the RAND Corporation for a discussion on the ongoing hostilities between Iran and Saudia Arabia, and how the United States has become such an integral part of this longstanding conflict. 

Dalia Dassa Kaye is director of the Center for Middle East Public Policy and a senior political scientist at the RAND Corporation. Before joining RAND, Kaye lived in The Netherlands where she served as a Council on Foreign Relations international affairs fellow at the Dutch Foreign Ministry and taught at the University of Amsterdam. In 2011-2012 she was a visiting professor and fellow at UCLA’s International Institute and Burkle Center. From 1998-2003 Kaye was an assistant professor of political science and international affairs at The George Washington University. She is the recipient of many awards and fellowships, including a Brookings Institution research fellowship and The John W. Gardner Fellowship for Public Service. Kaye publishes widely on Middle East regional security issues, including in outlets like Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, Reuters, U.S. News, The National Interest, Survival, and the Washington Quarterly. She has appeared in many media outlets, including BBC, CNN, MSNBC and NPR. She is author of Talking to the Enemy: Track Two Diplomacy in the Middle East and South Asia (RAND), Beyond the Handshake: Multilateral Cooperation in the Arab-Israeli Peace Process (Columbia University Press) and has co-authored a number of RAND monographs on a range of regional security issues. Kaye received her Ph.D. in political science from the University of California, Berkeley.

Event Details
Attendees will be assigned to tables. If you are attending with someone who is registered separately and you would like to sit with them, please let us know so that we can put you at the same table.

If you have any dietary restrictions please let us know ahead of time so that we may accommodate you. We are unable to accommodate requests at the event.

Please reserve no later than 12:00 pm on Friday, October 4. Cancellations must be made by 12:00 pm on Friday, October 4th in order to receive a refund.


Event Details
Attendees will be assigned to tables. If you are attending with someone who is registered separately and you would like to sit with them, please let us know so that we can put you at the same table.If you have any dietary restrictions please let us know ahead of time so that we may accommodate you. We are unable to accommodate requests at the event.Please reserve no later than 12:00 pm on Friday, October 4. Cancellations must be made by 12:00 pm on Friday, October 4th in order to receive a refund.