The 6-Day War & the Making of the Modern Middle East: A 40-year Retrospective

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Summary The 6-Day War & the Making of the Modern Middle East: A 40-year Retrospective
Description Second of a two part lecture series on the 40th anniversary of the Six-Day War. Dr. Michael Oren is author of the Six Days of War: June 1967 and the Making of the Modern Middle East. His most recent book, Power, Faith, and Fantasy: America in the Middle East, 1776 to the Present, which examines the history of America’s growing influence in the Middle East, beginning with the Barbary pirates and ending with the echoes of 9/11, is now the topic of much conversation. Raised in the United States, Dr. Oren immigrated to Israel in 1979. He served as a paratrooper in the Israel Defense Forces, reaching the rank of major. He fought in both Lebanon wars and served as the Israeli liaison officer to the U.S. Sixth Fleet during the Gulf war. He acted as a representative of the Prime Minister's Office to the Jewish underground in the Soviet Union, and served as an advisor to the late Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. Admission: free.
Starts 7:00pm on Wednesday, April 25th 2007
End Time 9:00pm
Location Hillel House, 213 Bay State Road, 4th floor