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Panels to Reflect on 9/11 and the Wars that Followed

The College will be hosting a series of panels this fall in conjunction with the course “America at War,” taught by Professor of African American Studies Neta Crawford and Assistant Professor of Political Science Doug Kriner. Ten years after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, panels will reflect on various aspects of the War on Terror and will include both BU and guest scholars.

Most panels will take place on Monday evenings from 7 to 8:15 p.m. in the Law Auditorium at 765 Commonwealth Avenue and will be free and open to the public. For more information, contact Professor Crawford at 617-353-4040.

Date Panelists Lecture and Discussion Topics
12 September Andrew Bacevich Thomas Barfield, and Douglas Kriner America and the West in the Islamic World; Al Qaeda and the Origins of the 9/11 Attacks
17 October Jessica Stern Steve Van Evera Andrew Bacevich Terrorism, Fear, and Threat Inflation in Historical Perspective
31 October Barry Posen and Meghan O’Sullivan Iraq War: The Surge
14 November   Robert Sloane, Ivan Toft, and Neta Crawford Afghanistan II, Pakistan Strategy, Conduct, Consequences
NOON WED 16 November Major General (USAF Ret) Charles Dunlap and Neta Crawford Lawfare in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan
21 November Chantelle Bateman, Catherine Lutz and Neta Crawford Toll of Wars on Veterans and Civilians in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan
28 November Linda Bilmes and Philip Heymann Budgeted and Civil Liberties Costs of War
5 December Stephen Walt, Douglas Kriner, and David Mayers American Allies and Public Opinion Post-9/11


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