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The Near East & the World Seminar Series

Reckoning with Iraq: Ten Years Later

Fall 2013


Monday, September 30, 2013
Andrew Bacevich
Boston University

Author of Breach of Trust: How Americans Failed Their Soldiers and Their Country
"Cheap Grace and the American Way of War"
4:30pm - Computer Science 104

Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Kanan Makiya
Brandeis University
Author of Republic of Fear: The Politics of Modern Iraq
"The 2003 Iraq War: A Retrospective View Through the Prism of the Arab 'Spring' "
4:30pm - Computer Science 104

Thursday, November 21, 2013
Colin Kahl
Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for the Middle East
Georgetown University
"Ending the War in Iraq"
4:30pm - Bowl 2, Robertson Hall

Monday, December 9, 2013
Barham Salih
Former Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraqi Kurdistan 
and Former Deputy Prime Minister of Iraq

"The U.S., Iraq, and the Future of the Kurds"
4:30pm - McCormick 101

Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Rajiv Chandrasekaran
Senior Correspondent & Associate Editor
The Washington Post
"Reflections on the Emerald City: How the United States Tried--
and Failed--to Govern and Rebuild Iraq"

4:30pm Bowl 1, Robertson Hall

Thursday, April 10, 2014
Rashid Khalidi
"The Invasion of Iraq and the Reordering of the Middle East"

Edward Said Professor of Arab Studies, Columbia University
4:30pm Bowl 2, Robertson Hall