Dr. Imad Moustapha, the Ambassador of the Syrian Arab Republic

Dr. Imad Moustapha, Ambassador to the United States of the Syrian Arab Republic, has published over 200 articles in English and Arabic in such periodicals as The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, LIFE Magazine, National Geographic, and Newsweek. He has authored, co-authored and edited several books in English and Arabic, including The Echoes of Orpheus, Creativity out from the Windows of Hell, and Concurrent Engineering and is also the co-author of the UN-sponsored Human Development Report in the Arab World. He has appeared on several US, British, Syrian, Arab and foreign news programs such as the BBC, Al-Jazeera, NBC, and Radio France International He has appeared in numerous US, British, Syrian, and Arab TV news programs and presented a large number of public lectures in various Arab and American cities. Ambassador Moustapha holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Surrey, UK and speaks Arabic, English, French and German.

This is a subject he recently discussed at length with Fareed Zakaria of Newsweek on The Global Public Square. His address at The Annapolis Forum on Jan. 28 promises to be an insightful analysis of the current stalemate between the Israelis and the Palestinians and what role Syria can play as an Arab state, a Middle Eastern neighbor and a member of the United Nations.

WHO: Ambassador to the United States of the Syrian Arab Republic, Dr. Imad Moustapha

WHERE: Loew’s Annapolis Hotel, 126 West Street, Annapolis, Maryland.

WHEN: Thursday, January 28 from 7:00 – 8:00 PM

WHAT: Syria and the Future of Peace in the Middle East