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Bing West

Bing West

Lessons From Iraq: Flawed Execution or is America Unwilling to Fight?

Correspondent for The Atlantic Monthly, former Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs, and author of The Wrong War: Grit, Strategy, and the Way Out of Afghanistan

Time: November 8, 2011, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Cape Florida Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Global Peace and Security Studies Program, The Sibille H. Pritchard Global Peace Fellowship Program, UCF Kurdish Political Studies Initiative, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, the Orlando Area Committee on Foreign Relations, LarsonAllen LLP, UCF Nicholson School of Communication, UCF Diplomacy Program, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program, UCF Book Festival 2012 in association with the Morgridge International Reading Center, UCF Political Science Department, UCF International Services Center, UCF LIFE and the Global Connections Foundation

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Classroom discussions and community meetings; a feature of the 2011-2012 university-wide themes “People Power, Politics and Global Change” and “Covering Crises from the Frontlines”