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Andrew J. Bacevich / America's War for the Greater Middle East: Consequences (Tanner Lecture #2)
Since the promulgation of the Carter Doctrine in 1980, the Greater Middle East has been the site of continuous American military engagement. In the decades that followed, U.S. forces invaded, occupied, garrisoned, bombed, raided, or otherwise made their presence felt in well over two dozen countries with a predominantly Muslim population. The Tanner lectures will take stock of this undertaking, which continues today with no end in sight.
This event is co-sponsored with the Office of the President and the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies. Please note that the Tanner Lecture includes two lectures and two associated discussion sessions. All events are free and open to the public.
1st Lecture: Wednesday, October 7, 5:30-7pm
1st Discussion: Thursday, October 8, 10am-12pm
Responses by Joe Felter, Senior Research Scholar, CISAC & Research Fellow, Hoover Institution; and Tamara Cofman Wittes, Senior Fellow and Director of the Center for Middle East Policy at Brookings Institution
2nd Lecture: Thursday, October 8, 5:30-7pm
2nd Discussion: Friday, October 9, 10am-12pm
Responses by Gregg Jones, foreign correspondent and investigative journalist; and David Luban, University Professor in Law and Philosophy at Georgetown University Law Center