Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Michael Rubin, Resident Scholar with the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, presents his lecture entitled, "Talk Ain't Cheap: The High Cost of Diplomacy with Enemies," for the College of Liberal Arts' Global Challenges Lecture Series. Dr. Rubin is a former Pentagon official whose major research areas are the Middle East, Turkey, Iran and diplomacy. He has lived in post-revolution Iran, Yemen, and both pre- and post-war Iraq, and he spent time with the Taliban before 9/11. Dr. Rubin earned a Ph.D. in history from Yale University in 1999. His dissertation, The Making of Modern Iran, 1858–1909: Communications, Telegraph and Society, won Yale's John Addison Porter Prize. His newest book, Dancing with the Devil: The Perils of Engaging Rogue Regimes, examines a half century of U.S. diplomacy with rogue regimes and terrorist groups.
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