Public Diplomacy

Senate Hearing today: Engaging with Muslim Communities Around the World

In the Senate’s Foreign Relation’s hearing room in Dirksen Senate Office Building, room 419, several witnesses will be called to discussion the subject “Engaging Muslim Communities Around the World.” No one from the Administration will be testifying. This is interesting but not surprising: who would they call? Perhaps Dennis Ross? They can’t explain what or where he’ll focus on.

Regardless, Albright and Fallon should have interesting comments. Here is the latest on the hearing:

Date: Thursday, February 26, 2009
Time: 2:30 p.m.
Place SD-419

Witnesses:

Panel 1

The Honorable Madeleine K. Albright, Former Secretary of State

Admiral William J. Fallon, USN (ret.) Former Commander of U.S. Central Command

Panel 2

Dalia Mogahed, Executive Director, Gallup Center for Muslim Studies

Eboo Patel, Executive Director, Interfaith Youth Core

Zeyno Baran, Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute