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This talk will be broadcast on C-Span at some later date, but will be available later on Friday at the web site of the New America Foundation.

New America Foundation

Juan Cole: Lessons from Past Western Incursions in the Middle East

Friday, August 24, 2007
12:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

New America Foundation
1630 Connecticut Ave, NW, 7th Floor
Washington, DC

Cole will discuss his new book, Napoleon’s Egypt: Invading the Middle East and the relevance and lessons of Napoleon’s expedition in Egypt to the current American occupation of Iraq. New America Foundation/American Strategy Program Director Steve Clemons will offer comments and moderate the discussion.

Juan is a professor of Middle Eastern and South Asian history at the University of Michigan, the President of the Global Americana Institute, and the publisher of Informed Comment, a blog that specializes in providing translations and commentary on the modern Middle East.

Featured Speakers
Juan Cole
Author, Napoleon’s Egypt: Invading the Middle East
Publisher, Informed Comment

Steven Clemons,
Senior Fellow and Director
American Strategy Program, New America Foundation
Publisher, TheWashingtonNote.com

To RSVP for this event: communications@newamerica.net with name, affiliation, and contact information.

If you have questions, call or email Liz Wu at (202) 986-2700 x315 or wu //a t// newamerica.net

The New America Foundation • www.NewAmerica.net
1630 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20009

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At the Napoleon’s Egypt blog: “British Navy Sink’s Bonaparte’s Fleet, Marooning French Army in Egypt.”

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