Guest Lecture: Obama's Legacy in the Middle East | The American University of Iraq Sulaimani

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Guest Lecture: Obama's Legacy in the Middle East

Location: 
Lecture Hall A-G-05
Monday, March 9, 2015 - 08:30

Dr. Allen Keiswetter will be discussing Obama's foreign policy towards the Middle East.

Allen Keiswetter, a retired Senior Foreign Service Officer, is a scholar at the Middle East Institute, Senior Consultant at C&O Resources and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Maryland. He has taught courses on Islam and on the Middle East at the National War College and the National Defense Intelligence College. He served as the Senior Adviser on the Middle East to the US Delegation to the General Assembly.

He has held posts as Political Counselor in the US Embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and Deputy Chief of Mission at the US Embassy in Sana’a, Yemen. He also served at the US Embassies in Tunis, Khartoum, Baghdad, and Beirut. His areas of expertise include ‪#‎MiddleEast‬ policy, ‪#‎Gulf‬ issues and nuclear proliferation.