After The Uprisings - The Arab World in Freefall Fragmentation or Reconfiguration - Panel 8 - "International and Regional Influences"

Two Day Conference cosponsored by the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs at the American University of Beirut, the Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice, and the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies Workshop on Arab Political Development with the collaboration of the Project on Middle East Political Science, and the Woodrow Wilson School for Public and International Affairs. Panel 8: International and Regional Influences Discussant: Steve Monroe (Princeton University) · Ariel Ahram (Virginia Polytechnic Institute) and Ellen Lust (Yale University), “Sovereignty, Nationhood, and Regional Disorder in the Arab State System.” · Sean Yom (Temple University), “Diffusion-Proofing after the Arab Spring: New Authoritarian Strategies of Framing and Control.” · Layla Saleh (Qatar University), “Bashar, Obama, and ‘The People’: A Tale of Two Powers.” · Waleed Hazbun (American University of Beirut), “Beyond the American Era? Turbulence and interdependencies in US-Middle East relations.”