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Foreign policy expert to discuss 'Transitions in the Middle East Peace Process'

October 7, 2008
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Mara Rudman

MEDIA CONTACT: Lisa Lacher, 515-271-3119, lisa.lacher@drake.edu

Foreign affairs expert Mara Rudman will present "Transitions in the Middle East Peace Process" on Tuesday, Oct. 14, as a part of Drake University's lecture series on the United States and the world.

The event, which is free and open to the public, will start at 12:30 p.m. in Bulldog Theater in Olmsted Center, 2875 University Ave.

Rudman is a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress in Washington, D.C., where she focuses on national security issues and is and adviser to the center's Middle East Progress initiative.

From 1997 to 2001, Rudman served as chief counsel to the Foreign Affairs Committee and deputy national security advisor to then-President Bill Clinton. Prior to that, she served as chief of staff for the National Security Council, where she played a key role in continuing peace efforts in the Middle East.

The "United States and the World" lecture series is sponsored by Drake's Center for Global Citizenship in cooperation with the National Security Network.

For more information about the event, call 515-271-2117.

The schedule for the rest of the series is available online.