Speaker: Emile Nakhleh, former Senior Intelligence Service Officer and Research Professor and Director, Global and National Security Policy Institute at the University of New Mexico
Location: Santa Fe Center for Spiritual Living, 505 Camino de Los Marquez
Cost: $15 CIR Members; $20 Non-members & Guests; students and faculty attend for free.
Join us on February 2, 2017 at 5:30pm at the Santa Fe Center for Spiritual Living to hear the scholar and speaker Emile Nakhleh offer his thoughts and opinions on the incredibly timely topic of “President Trump and the Middle East: How to Reconcile Values and Interests.” As the world takes an increasingly isolationist, nativist turn, how do we navigate between our values–such as a commitment to cultural diversity–and our national self-interest, which may feel that such an approach to diversity opens opportunities for instability and terror?
Emile Nakhleh is a renowned speaker and author. If you haven’t yet seen him, this is your chance! He is a retired Senior Intelligence Service Officer, a Research Professor and Director, Global and National Security Policy Institute at the University of New Mexico, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and author of “A Necessary Engagement: Reinventing America’s Relations with the Muslim World,” and “Bahrain: Political Development in a Modernizing Society.”
For some of his recent articles, try these:
The Syrian Ceasefire: Faulty Foundation, Low Optimism. December 29, 2016.
Aleppo: Russian Barbarism and American Dereliction. December 22, 2016.
Trump’s National Security Advisor: A Troubling Appointment. December 8, 2016.