We welcome Jasmine El-Gamal, Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council, to the 2020 Champlain Institute speaker lineup… Ms. El-Gamal is a nonresident senior fellow with the Middle East program at the @atlanticcouncil
, where she focuses primarily on U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East as well as the Syria conflict and its implications for the region, #Europe
and the United States… Ms. El-Gamal served as a Middle East advisor to the United States Department of Defense from 2008-2015, where she handled the Iraq, #Lebanon
portfolios. During her tenure, she covered issues related to the #ArabSpring
, and #Guantanamo
Bay, among others. She also served as the Acting Chief of Staff for the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Middle East Policy and as Special Assistant for National Security to the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy.