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Syria: Where are we today, how did we get there, and where do we go from here?

Apr 25, 2016 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Registration is now closed. For information, please contact Melanie Gulasy by phone 412-281-7970.

Evening Discussion

Ross Harrison
Professor of International Affairs
Georgetown University School of Foreign Service

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – East Liberty, 130 S. Whitfield Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15206

syria-flagJoin the World Affairs Council for an evening discussion that will focus on the ongoing conflict in Syria. Expert and author Ross Harrison will address the current situation, regional and global players involved, and the challenges faced in responding to the crisis. He will also provide his personal insight into the evolution of this conflict, and give his outlook for the future. Attendees will have the special opportunity to engage in a discussion with Mr. Harrison during an extended Q&A session.

r_harrisonRoss Harrison is a Professor in the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. He also serves as a Professor of Political Science at the University of Pittsburgh, and as a non-resident scholar at The Middle East Institute. In addition, Mr. Harrison annually teaches a course on strategy and international security to senior Georgian government officials at the Georgian Foundation for Strategic and International Studies in Tbilisi, Georgia. He is the author of a number of publications including, “Strategic Thinking in 3D: A Guide for National Security, Foreign Policy and Business Professionals.” Mr. Harrison is a frequent lecturer and has spoken at the U.S. Department of State, the National War College and National Defense University, Georgetown University, and the Matthew B. Ridgway Center for International Security Studies.

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Monday, April 25, 2016
5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

World Affairs Council Members: $20
Non-Members: $25

Registration is now closed. For information, please contact Melanie Gulasy by phone 412-281-7970.

Refreshments are included.

Thank you to our host, the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – East Liberty

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