New York University’s Center on Law and Security will host “Iraq, Iran, & Beyond,” on Wed., Jan. 24, 9:15 a.m.-4:45 p.m. at NYU’s Vanderbilt Hall, Greenberg Lounge, 40 Washington Square South. (betw. MacDougal and Sullivan Sts.). The event is free and open to the public. Please call 212.992.8854 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. The day-long event brings together experts to examine challenging questions posed by current circumstances in the Middle East: newly emerging transnational threats, shifting alliances, the matter of oil, and specific issues associated with the Taliban, Syria, and the Gulf region, among others.
- WHAT: “Iraq, Iran, & Beyond: America Faces the Future”
- WHO: Peter Bergen, terrorism analyst for CNN and author of Holy War, Inc.; NYU Law Professor Noah Feldman, adviser to the Governing Council on the Iraqi constitutional process and author of Divided by God; Pulitzer-Prize-winning journalist Steve Coll, author of Ghost Wars; Steven Cook, fellow, Council on Foreign Relations; Lawrence Wright, author of The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11; Paul R. Pillar, former National Intelligence Officer for the Near East and South Asia and author of Terrorism and U.S. Foreign Policy; NYU’s Barnett Rubin, Bernard Haykel, and Farhad Kazemi; and others
- WHEN: Wed., Jan. 24, 9:15 a.m.-4:45 p.m.
- WHERE: NYU’s Vanderbilt Hall, Greenberg Lounge, 40 Washington Square South. (betw. MacDougal and Sullivan Sts.) [Subways: A, B, C, D, E, F, V (West 4th Street)]
The Center on Law and Security at NYU School of Law is a bipartisan research and policy institute that is committed to examining the legal dimensions of counterterrorism and national security in the age of terror. The Center brings together national and international experts including policymakers, law enforcement officials, legal scholars, journalists, and others in an arena that generates local, national, and international awareness of security issues.