With U.S. attention turned toward the Middle East, is Southeast Asia suffering from this disinterest? Much of the area is faced with problems of anti-government insurgency and terrorist threats, but what action should the U.S. take to counter these threats? Just how important is Southeast Asia to the security of the United States?
Praemon‘s newest analyst, Evan Mecham, looks at recent events in the area to address these and other questions in his first article. Read it and other policy analyses at www.praemon.org.
Join IC for their Encore Weekend Kick-off Event beginning at 4:30 P.M., with free refreshments and raffle tickets for a prize give-away! Schedule: 5:00 Screening: From Up on Poppy Hill, 6:30 First Raffle for Prizes, 7:00 Screening: No, 9:00 Second Raffle for Prizes, 9:30 Screening: From Up on Poppy Hill
From Up on Poppy Hill (Japanese), Friday, 5 September, 5:00 and 9:30 P.M.; Saturday, 6 September, 1:30 and 6:00 P.M., see flyer
No (Spanish), Friday, 5 September, 7:00 P.M.; Saturday, 6 September, 11:00 A.M., 3:30 and 8:00 P.M., see flyer
"Making Sense of the Crisis in Gaza," James A. Toronto, associate professor of Arabic and Islamic studies (moderator); Joshua Gubler, assistant professor of political science; R. Quinn Mecham, assistant professor of political science, NOON, 238 HRCB
"What’s Next for Iraq and the Middle East," Colin H. Kahl, associate professor in the Security Studies Program in the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University; background reading: "The New Thirty Years’ War," "Sunni-Shia Divide InfoGuide," "Islamic State in Iraq and Greater Syria Backgrounder"; 10:00 A.M., 257 HRCB
"Career Reflections: Business," Roger Gardiner, managing director, Credit Risk Management and Advisory, Goldman Sachs, 4:00 P.M., 238 HRCB
“The Asian Century: Australia's Experience and Strategic Opportunities for America,” former Prime Minister of Australia Julia Gillard, currently chair of the board of the Global Partnership for Education, Wednesday, 17 September 11:00 A.M., Utah Museum of Fine Arts auditorium, SLC