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2021 Amos Perlmutter Memorial Lecture by Ehud Barak

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Updated 2/22

Ehud Barak, Israel’s Tenth Prime Minister, will deliver American University's 2021 Amos Perlmutter Memorial Lecture. Former Prime Minister Barak also served as Chief of the Israel Defense Forces General Staff and as the leader of the Labor Party. He is the most decorated soldier in Israeli history. Mr. Barak will speak about the strategic challenges posed by Israel’s neighbors, the Iranian nuclear threat and the electoral stalemate in Israeli politics as well as the opportunities provided by Israel’s economic dynamism and the new peace accords with several Arab states.

This annual lecture is in memory of beloved American University School of Public Affairs Professor Amos Perlmutter, who taught at the University for nearly thirty years, and was a world-renowned scholar of political leadership in the Middle East

Co-sponsored by American University's School of Public Affairs and Center for Israel Studies.

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