Middle East and South Asia

A Political-Economic Conflict Field Seminar

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Field Programs


In FY 2018, Alan L. Freed Associates is offering a menu of one-day field programs that can be presented at military installations around the United States. The format for each field program is identical to the programs held on Capitol Hill. Please note that each program can be modified to address specific areas of concern to individual agencies/organizations.

 

Program Description


The Middle East and South Asia present the spectacle of profound economic and social transformations sweeping the region. Although the U.S. is less dependent on Middle Eastern oil than it was, the region remains central to U.S. strategic interests. The convergence of regional rivalries, great power competitions, and disruptions arising from civil strife and terrorism create global ripples threatening to both the U.S. and its allies will be examined in this one-day seminar.

 

Seminar Topics


  • The Eastern Flank—South Asia and the Middle East: An Overview
  • America’s Quandary in South Asia: Understanding the New Strategic Dynamics
  • The Political and Economic Dynamics of the Iranian Challenge
  • The Regional and International Implications of the War in Syria
  • Afghanistan: Between the Push of Pakistan and the Pull of India
  • Why India is Not a Great Power—Yet
  • The Rise of Political Islam: Consequences to U.S. Security and National Interests< /li>
  • Thoughts on American Leadership in the Middle East

 

Fee


The fee for this one-day seminar is $24,850 in the contiguous United States. Please call 703-684-8807 to obtain further information about a field program at your facility.

The exposure to these experts and their wide and varied opinions was fascinating for me. Making sense of the world we live in and overlaying that with U.S. national security interests is the “Kobayashi Maru” of our time…loved it!!!

T.K., Air Force • National and International Secuirty Leadership Seminar March 2017

Great speakers with decades of experience. Really appreciate the experience and perspectives.

Attendee, Joint Enabling Capabilities Command • Professional Development Course February 2017

Exceptionally relevant topics and highly-credentialed speakers; very thought-provoking, in a great way; all speakers were appropriate as were the topics. As well-run and organized a class/course as I’ve ever been to.

B.K., Air Force • National and International Secuirty Leadership Seminar February 2017

Facilities, organization and speakers were superior. One of the best educational experiences I have had.

W.J., Air Force • National and International Secuirty Leadership Seminar March 2017

Without a doubt the best seminar/training program I have ever experienced during 40 years in federal service. I would take this course once a quarter if possible and have all my people do so also.

USCG Attendee, White House Workshop • September, 2014