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2008-09-29 01:00:00
"Considering the Mid-East: Politics, Issues and Solutions"

"Considering the Mid-East: Politics, Issues and Solutions"

"Considering the Mid-East: Politics, Issues and Solutions"

(a national series, including a symposium and special lectures, sponsored by The Lou Frey Institute of Politics and Government at UCF, in a partnership with Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.; The United States Association of Former Members of Congress; the UCF Global Perspectives Office; the UCF Department of Political Science; Industrial Enterprises of America; the U.S. Department of Education; the UCF College of Sciences; the UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program; the UCF Kurdish Political Studies Initiative; the UCF Terrorism Studies Program; and the Global Connections Foundation.)

Time: September 29, 2008, 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Location: Pegasus Ballroom, UCF Student Union

More Information: Evening Keynote Address by Lisa Myers, Senior Investigative Correspondent, NBC News. Other invited speakers - Lt. General (Ret.) Jay Garner, Former Director of the Office of Reconstruction and Humanitarian Assistance for Post-War Iraq; Scott Ritter, Former Chief Weapons Inspector for the United Nations Special Commission (UNSCOM); Dr. Bernard Finel, Senior Fellow, The American Security Project; Bilal Saab, Senior Research Analyst, Foreign Policy, Saban Center for Middle East Policy, Brookings Institution (Washington, D.C.); Najmaldin Karim, President, Washington Kurdish Institute (Washington, D.C.) among others.