This private panel hearing will examine key issues in the U.S.-Egypt relationship. Witnesses will provide recommendations for U.S. policy toward Egypt.


Panel I                            

Mr. Bahey eldin Hassan
Director and Co-Founder
Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies

Mr. Mohamed Soltan
President and Co-founder
The Freedom Initiative

Panel II

Michele Dunne, Ph.D.
Director and Senior Fellow
Middle East Program
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Ms. Amy Hawthorne
Deputy Director for Research
Project on Middle East Democracy

Tamara Cofman Wittes, Ph.D.
Senior Fellow
Center for Middle East Policy
The Brookings Institution
(Former Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, U.S. Department of State)

Mr. Samuel Tadros
Senior Fellow
Center for Religious Freedom
Hudson Institute