• Keynote Speakers

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    Wiac 2015

    The annual Wheatley international Affairs Conference (WIAC), held February 24-28, draws students from across the United States.

  • Food Security

    Opportunities for Networking

  • Health Security

    First-Rate Instruction


  • Environmental Security

    Collaborative Work on Policy Issues


  • Personal Security

    Energetic Exchange of Ideas


  • Political Security

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    for WIAC 2015 on the Middle East

The Middle East: Power, Politics, & Prospects for Peace

Frederick Axelgard

Welcome to the website for WIAC 2015 on the topic of The Middle East.  We are confident you will have a most rewarding experience by attending.


F W Axelgard
Senior Fellow, International Relations
The Wheatley Institution, BYU







Roundtables 2015

WIAC Roundtables

Each roundtable offers student delegates the opportunity, in a series of roundtable discussions, to analyze and develop policy recommendations for the United States within the topic of their selected roundtable. When registering, delegates select one roundtable that they will participate in.

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The Gulf: Regional Rivalries & Regional Security

Roundtable Chair - Ambassador Edward Gnehm

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Civil Society and Media

Roundtable Chair - Professor Amaney Jamal

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Revolution & Civil Conflict

Roundtable Chair - Professor Quinn Mecham

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Political Economy of the Middle East

Roundtable Chair - Professor Melani Cammett

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Youth, Demographics and Social Change

Roundtable Chair - Professor Donna Lee Bowen

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Arab-Israeli Conflict in Wake of Arab Awakening

Roundtable Chair - Professor Josh Gubler

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Gender Rights and Human Development

Roundtable Chair - Professor Lisa Blaydes

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Roundtable Chair - TBA

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