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Brian Katulis, a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, will present “Transnational Challenges to Security” on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 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 begin at 12:30 p.m. in Bulldog Theater in Olmsted Center, 2875 University Ave.
Katulis’ work focuses on U.S. national security policy with an emphasis on the Middle East, Iraq, the Arab-Israeli conflict and Pakistan.
Katulis, who co-authored “The Prosperity Agenda,” also has served as a consultant to numerous U.S. government agencies and non-governmental organizations in two dozen countries, including Iraq, Colombia and Bangladesh.
For more information about the event, call 515-271-2117.
The schedule for the rest of the series is listed below:
Oct. 7 — “International Terrorism” by Roger Cressey, counterterrorism analyst for NBC News. The lecture will begin at 12:30 p.m. in Bulldog Theater in Olmsted Center.
Oct. 8 — “Shaky Past, Uncertain Future: U.S. – Iran Relations” by Gen. William Hauser (U.S. Army, Retired), Col. Richard Klass (U.S. Air Force, Retired), and David Drake (Physicians for Social Responsibility). The lecture will begin at 4 p.m. in Bulldog Theater in Olmsted Center.
Oct. 14 — “Trends in Islam” by Ray Takeyh, senior fellow for Middle Eastern Studies at the Council of Foreign Relations, and Steven Simon, the Haib J. Sabbagh Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies at the Council of Foreign Relations. The lecture will begin at 12:30 p.m. in Bulldog Theater in Olmsted Center.
Oct. 22 — “Alternatives to Economic Globalization” by Lori Wallach, director of Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch division. The lecture will begin at 7 p.m. in Sheslow Auditorium in Old Main.
Oct. 28 — “Keeping America Safe and Safeguarding American Values” by Army Reserve Lt. Col. Stephen Abraham. The lecture will begin at 12:30 p.m. in Bulldog Theater in Olmsted Center.
Nov. 5 — “Forum on Global Migration” by T. March Bell, senior counsel for trafficking issues in the Civil Rights Division at the U.S. Department of Justice, and Richard E. Scott, regional representative for North America and the Caribbean for the International Organization for Migration. The lecture will begin at 7 p.m. in Parents Hall in Olmsted Center.
Nov. 11 — “Religion and Democracy in the New South Africa” by Raymond Kumalo, lecturer at the School of Religion and Theology, University of KwaZulu-Natal. The lecture will begin at 12:30 p.m. in Bulldog Theater in Olmsted Center.
Dec. 9 — “The Limitations of Compellent Threats as a Tool of Power” by Todd Sechser, assistant professor of politics at Stanford University. The lecture will begin at 12:30 p.m. in Bulldog Theater in Olmsted Center.