Speaker: Emile Nakhleh
Location: The Forum, Santa Fe University of Art and Design, 1600 St. Michael’s Drive
Cost: $15 CIR Members
$20 Non-members and Guests
Dangerous Enemy: al-Qa’ida and affiliated groups. Do terrorists have a support base in the Muslim world? How have attitudes toward terrorism and terrorists changed in the Muslim world since 9/11?What is the status of terrorism in the greater Middle East: Hezbollah and its supporter, Iran?
Emile Nakhleh is a former Senior Intelligence Service officer who was in charge of the political Islam project within the U.S. intelligence community. Before joining the CIA in 1993, Dr. Nakhleh was the John L. Morrison Professor of International Studies and a Department Chair at Mount St. Mary’s University (MD), where he taught for 26 years. His most recent book is A Necessary Engagement: Reinventing America’s Relations with the Muslim World (Princeton University Press, 2009).