Middle East Expert Nakhleh Speaks On ISIS, The Middle East And US Policy Thursday

Dr. Emile Nakhleh


“ISIS, the Middle East and US Policy: Regional Reflections Since the Iran Agreement” is the subject of Emile Nakhleh’s talk at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, at Fuller Lodge with refreshments at 6:30 p.m. 

The League of Women Voters of Los Alamos and American Association of University Women are sponsoring the talk, which is free and open to the public.

Nakhleh is a government consultant on national security issues, particularly Islamic radicalization, terrorism, and the Arab states of the Middle East. He is a retired senior intelligence service officer, a research professor and coordinator of national security programs at UNM, a National Intelligence Council/IC associate, and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. 

The talk will highlight the continuing threat from ISIS, the factors that drive it, and its apparent resiliency. The presentation will also focus on U.S. regional policy and the threats and challenges it faces in the coming decade in light of the Iran agreement and the integration of Iran in the international community. 

As an expert on an area that is so volatile and changing, Nakhleh can help shed light on a complex topic. For those who have been wondering how to untangle these complexities, this talk will provide timely insights.


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