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Friday, October 23, 2009

How to be more informed...

...about the Afghanistan war. Attending this event on Nov. 14 at Royal Oak First United Methodist Church would be one way.
Eight years of war. No end in sight. Mark your calendar and plan to attend the following special event:
Confronting the Taliban and Al-Qaeda
The Good War or American Quagmire?
featuring Professor Juan Cole
U.S. State Department representative (invited)
in a dialog on American foreign policy in Afghanistan and Pakistan
Saturday, November 14 from 1:30 - 3:30
Royal Oak First United Methodist Church
320 W. Seventh St.
Admission: $5.00
This event provides an excellent opportunity to hear about the issues that are rarely discussed in the media or by the administration.
About Juan Cole
U. of M. professor of history and author of Engaging the Muslim World. A regular guest on PBS's Lehrer News Hour and has also appeared on ABC Nightly News, Nightline, the Today Show, Charlie Rose, Anderson Cooper 360, Countdown with Keith Olbermann, Democracy Now! and many others.

He is one of the country’s foremost experts on America’s troubled relations with the Islamic world. His Informed Comment blog at juancole.com is among the most widely read blogs on the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Cole is fluent in Arabic, Persian and Urdu, and has lived in various parts of the Muslim world.

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