The Levant: Diplomacy in Action with Mr. Joel D. Rayburn

Date October 8, 2020, 11:00 am

ABANA is pleased to invite its members to a virtual roundtable discussion on the Levant: Diplomacy in Action with Mr. Joel D. Rayburn, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Levant Affairs and Special Envoy for Syria, hosted by The Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU).

The conversation aims to provide insights into Lebanon, the broader Levant, and how public and private stakeholders can work together to provide support for the Lebanese people and foster greater growth and stability in the region.
Joel Rayburn began serving as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Levant Affairs and Special Envoy for Syria on July 23, 2018. He previously served in the Administration as Senior Director for Iran, Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon at the National Security Council from January 2017 to July 2018. Rayburn is a retired U.S. Army officer who served in a variety of assignments in the Middle East, Europe, and the United States from 1992 to 2018. He also taught history at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and is the author of several books and articles on the Iraq War.

This event is free for all ABANA members, please email [email protected] to receive the code.