Watch a week-long series of expert webcasts exploring the origins and lasting impact of the October 1973 war.
The October 1973 war was a seismic event in modern Middle East history, marking the last major multistate Arab-Israeli conflict, the most significant use of oil boycotts for political purposes, the dawn of modern peacemaking, and America’s emergence as the indispensable third party in peace diplomacy. To discuss the war’s long-term impact and lessons for national security fifty years later, The Washington Institute is pleased to announce a series of virtual events October 3-5.
A brief exchange with Anwar E. El Sadat, nephew of the late President Sadat and former Egyptian member of parliament, hosted by Robert Satloff, Segal Executive Director, The Washington Institute. Immediately following this conversation, the Institute convened a panel discussion:
Implications of the October War: From Warfighting to Peacemaking
Efraim Halevy, former head of the Mossad (Israel)
Abdel Monem Said Aly, director, Regional Center for Strategic Studies (Egypt)
Martin Indyk, distinguished fellow, Council on Foreign Relations (USA)
Moderator: David Makovsky, Ziegler Distinguished Fellow, The Washington Institute