NJPPN presents “The US & Iraq: Iraq and the Price of Stability in the Middle East”
TEANECK, NJ (February 22, 2016) – The NJPPN welcomes Abeer Shaheen and Omar Humadi who will present the history of the United States’ relationship with Iraq and policies moving into the future followed by a question and answer segment on Wednesday, March 9, 2016. This event will take place from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. It will be held in the Wilson Auditorium in Dickinson Hall at the Metropolitan Campus.
Shaheen will address the destabilization of the Middle East while Humadi will discuss the U.S. engagement with Iraq, the CIA’s assistance of the Saddam Hussein wing of the Baathist Party, and troop withdrawal in 2010 under President Obama.
Shaheen is a lecturer in Columbia University’s Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies Department; a visiting scholar at Rutgers University; and an Education and Gender Consultant at Sharakpur Financial Services, Washington, DC. She is the author of From Dictatorship to Democracy: Iraq under Erasure.
Humadi is currently the advisor to the Mohamed Alhakim, and has over 14 years of experience in political advising, consultation and campaign management, administration, and finance. Throughout his career, Humadi has worked with high-ranking Iraqi politicians in Washington, DC and in Baghdad on a wide range of strategic issues.
The Metropolitan campus is located at 1000 River Road, Teaneck, N.J. This free event is open to all. A $10.00 tax-deductable donation is appreciated. Walk-ins will be accommodated, however seating is limited, and pre-registration is recommended at www.njppn.org or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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