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LSS: Paul Rogers - The War on Terror: Nine Years On

Description: The War on Terror: Nine Years On

Looking back on Afghanistan, Iraq, the evolution of al-Qaida; why the Bush administrstion went to war, and the implications for international security in the next decade.

Pre-talk performance at 7pm: Red Leicester Choir.

Paul Rogers is Professor of Peace Studies at Bradford University where he teaches courses on international security, arms control and political violence. He has written or edited 26 books and his work has been translated into many languages including Chinese, Japanese, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Russian, Greek, Turkish and Farsi. A collection of his writings over the past 20 years was published by Routledge in 2007 under the title of Global Security and the War on Terror Elite Power and the Illusion of Control and the third edition of his book Losing Control: Global Security in the 21st Century, was published last April. Paul Rogers is international security consultant for the Oxford Research Group, writes a weekly assessment of international security trends for http://www.opendemocracy.net and was Chair of the British International Studies Association, 2002-04. He is a frequent lecturer at defence colleges and also does over a hundred interviews a year for local, national and international broadcast networks.
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Exerpts on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=5ADA52BC4107816E
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Location: Secular Hall, 75 Humberstone Gate, Leicester LE1 1WB
Date: Thursday, 14 October 2010
Time: 19:30 BST
Access: Public
Category: LSS - Secular Hall - Public event*
Created by: Public Access ( by LSS editor )
Updated: Thursday, 25 November 2010 22:42 GMT
Attachments: None

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