Recent Speakers

OTR Speakers Make News


William J. Burns and Jake Sullivan: The Smart Way to Get Tough With Iran (The New York Times, September 2017)


David Sanger (Angela Stent quoted): Putin's Bet on a Trump Presidency Backfires Spectacularly (The New York Times, July 2017)


Vali Nasr: Trump's Gift to Putin in the Mideast (The New York Times, July 2017)


Ali Soufan: Can You Kill the Islamic State? (The New York Times, June 2017)


Ali Soufan: What bin Laden documents reveal about Al Qaeda (CBS News, May 2017)


John Micklethwait on Brexit (Bloomberg, March 2017)


General Michael Hayden (quoted): Bush's Former CIA and NSA Director Slams Trump for 'Delegitimizing' Facts (Foreign Policy, March 2017)


Ian Bremmer: Five Facts about Europe's Big Week (Time, March 2017)


Rebecca Weiner (quoted): Say Goodbye to the Fingerprint. It's Your Digital Footprint the FBI Wants (McClatchy DC, October 2016)


General John R. Allen (quoted): Former U.S. General Calls for Marshall Plan for the Middle East (The National, October 2016)


Amy Zegart: Vladimir Putin is Trying to Hack the Election. What Should U.S. Do? (CNN, October 2016)


Francis Fukuyama: America is in "one of the most severe political crises I have expereienced" (Vox, October 2016)


David E. Sanger: 50 G.O.P. Officials Warn Donald Trump Would Put Nation's Security "At Risk" (The New York Times, August 2016)


Nicholas Burns (quoted): NATO Unity, Tested by Russia, Shows Some Cracks (The New York Times, July 2016)


Richard Haass and Nicholas Burns on Syria Policy (Charlie Rose, June 2016)


John Micklethwait and David Miliband discuss Brexit (Charlie Rose, June 2016)


Prince Turki Al-Faisal (quoted): Saudi Prince Urges American Voters to 'Make the Right Choice' on Donald Trump


David Rothkopf (interview): Saudi Arabia Rethinks Dependence on Oil Revenue


Prince Turki Al-Faisal (quoted): In Saudi Visit, Obama Faces 'Curveball' in Ties With Kingdom


Richard Haass: What Is Brazil's Way Forward From Impeachment Vote?


Farah Pandith (featured): Debate over women in Islam spills over into second day with Farah Pandith and Zainab Salbi


Joe Cirincione: Is That All There Is? Obama's Disappointing Nuclear Legacy


Frances Fukuyama and Joseph Stiglitz (both quoted): US: The "Trumpism" To Come


Ian Bremmer (quoted): Donald Trump is dismissing NATO as 'obsolete' and he might be playing right into Russia's hand


Richard Haass: New World Order is New World Disorder


Prince Turki Al Faisal stresses the need to revitalize Saudi-Iran dialogue


Ian Bremmer: What's at Stake in an Economy With Low Oil Prices


Young Patron Speakers

Haroon Moghul: It's time for Bosnia and Albania to step forward and host Syrian refugees


Ayman Mohyeldin: Unrealized Dreams: Egypt After the Arab Spring


Haroon Moghul: Islam Was a Religion of Love, and the Taj Mahal Proves It


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