Date: February 23, 2016
Location: Boston, MA
Mintz Levin, in conjunction with the MIT Sloan Office of International Programs, is hosting a conversation with Ambassador Dennis Ross, who has served four United States Presidents as a senior advisor on the Middle East, on February 23rd at MIT. Ambassador Ross will be interviewed in a “fireside” format and guests will have the opportunity to ask their own questions.
Ambassador Dennis Ross has been advisor to Presidents Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush, and Ronald Reagan, counseling each on US policy and negotiations in the Middle East for over 30 years.
Most recently, Ambassador Ross served as Special Assistant to President Obama and National Security Council Senior Director for the Central Region, serving as well as Special Advisor to Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. He led the Middle East peace process in both the Bill Clinton and George H.W. Bush administrations.
He was awarded the Presidential Medal for Distinguished Federal Civilian Service by President Clinton. Secretaries Baker and Albright presented him with the State Department's highest award.
Ambassador Ross is counselor and William Davidson Distinguished Fellow at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy and is a Distinguished Professor in the Practice of Diplomacy at the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. He has written a number of best-selling books and his most recent work, Doomed to Succeed: The U.S.-Israel Relationship from Truman to Obama, was released in October.