Date & Time: 
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - 4:30pm
Event Location: 
Galileo Hall, Rm 201, Saint Mary's College of California, 1928 St. Mary's Rd., Moraga
Event Description: 

Syria Panel & Discussion 

An exploration of the crisis in Syria & American intervention

Panelists: 

Professor Hisham Ahmed, Politics

Brother Charles Hilken, History

Professor Mindy Thomas, Politics

Aya Fawzy, Evelyn Minaise, & Mostafa Wassel, students.

Discussion questions will include:

WHAT IS THE CHURCH’S POSITION ON ARMED INTERVENTION IN SYRIA?

 WHAT ARE FACTS SURROUNDING EACH OF THE PUBLIC  RATIONALES AND HOW REALISTIC AND IMPORTANT IS EACH?

WHAT ARE THE POSSIBLE DIRECT AND INDIRECT CONSEQUENCES OF ARMED INTERVENTION IN SYRIA?

WHAT ARE THE VALID AMERICAN POLITICAL INTERESTS IN SYRIA?

WHICH METHODS FOR DEALING WITH SYRIA ARE MOST CONSISTENT WITH AMERICAN POLITICAL INTERESTS, AND OUR MORAL AND DEMOCRATIC VALUES?

WHAT ARE THE RATIONALES OFFERED PUBLICLY FOR ARMED INTERVENTION IN SYRIA?

Sponsored by the Cummins Institute, The Department of Politics and The Middle East Students’ Club

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