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2008-03-20 15:00:00
"Conflict in the Middle East: Iraq and Beyond"

"Conflict in the Middle East: Iraq and Beyond"

"Conflict in the Middle East: Iraq and Beyond"

(an international forum, sponsored by the UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Middle East Studies Program, UCF Diplomacy Program, UCF Terrorism Studies Program, UCF Political Science Department, UCF International Services Center, Global Connections Foundation,  Israel On Campus Coalition, Central Florida Hillel and others)

Time: March 20, 2008, 3:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

More Information: Marking the fifth anniversary of the U.S.-led intervention in Iraq. Invited Speakers: Abraham Diskin, George Washington University, (formerly of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem); Amb. Ulrich Haynes, (former U.S. Ambassador to Algeria); Col. (ret.) Paul Hughes, United States Institute of Peace (formerly of the Special Initiatives Office for the Office of Reconstruction and Humanitarian Assistance); Amb. Dennis Jett, University of Florida (former U.S. Ambassador to Mozambique and Peru and other posts in the Middle East); Stephen Sloan, Terrorism Studies Program, University of Central Florida; Shwan Ziad, Washington Kurdish Institute; Mort Rosenblum, author of Escaping Plato's Cave: How America's Blindness to the Rest of the World Threatens Our Survival, and founding editor of Dispatches; a feature of the 2007-2008 university-wide theme of “Conflict and Conflict Resolution in the Middle East”