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The Syrian Conflict Today: What it means for the Middle East and Beyond

April 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Join us for a discussion with Professor Ross Harrison of Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, and Scholar at the Middle East Institute in Washington D.C.

Ross Harrison
Professor in Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service
Scholar at the Middle East Institute in Washington D.C.

Ross Harrison authored Strategic Thinking in 3D: A Guide for National Security, Foreign policy and Business Professionals, which currently is a required strategy text at the U.S. National War College, as well as at many civilian universities. He has lectured on matters related to strategy as well as Middle East politics at the U.S. Department of State, the National War College, National Defense University, The Navy War College, the U.S. Department of State’s Foreign Service Institute, Georgetown University and the Matthew B. Ridgway Center for International Security Studies. He has also been part of several Track II diplomatic initiatives related to Syria and the broader Middle East.

Harrison has been published in policy related journals such as The National Interest, Al Monitor, Foreign Policy, Foreign Affairs and Parameters (The U.S. Army War College Journal). He is often interviewed by the media and quoted in national papers, including the New York Times on issues related to the Middle East. In addition to having a home in Pittsburgh, Harrison also has a home in Washington, D.C. with his wife Mahnaz.

Luncheon Event Details

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

The Duquesne Club
Carnegie Room, FL 3
325 Sixth Avenue

WAC Members: $50
WAC Non-Members: $75

No shows and cancellations after April 3rd will be charged.


April 4
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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