Assad Hezbollah Iran Russia Iraq Turkey the Kurds Jordan Israel Saudi Arabia and the U.S. (and others) all have competing interests here. To what extent are the post WWI boundaries being redrawn? This is the third in a four-lecture series.
The complete lecture series is as follows:
Lecture 1 'Iran versus Saudi Arabia: What's at Stake?'
Monday April 1st at 6:30pm Bettendorf Library (2950 Learning Campus Dr.)
Lecture 2 'Existential Environmental Challenges' Monday
April 8th at 6:30pm Davenport Library-Eastern Ave. (6000 Eastern Ave.)
Lecture 3 'What does Syria's End Game Look Like?'
Monday April 15th at 6:30pm Bettendorf Library (2950 Learning Campus Dr.)
Lecture 4 'Israel and the Palestinians: Is the 2-State Solution DOA?'
Monday April 22nd at 6:30pm Davenport Library-Eastern Ave. (6000 Eastern Ave.)
Dr. Pitz has provided the Quad Cities with informed commentary on contemporary Middle East issues. He has studied and taught on the modern Middle East for many years both at home and overseas including as a Fulbright Specialist. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Bettendorf Public Library.