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The US in the Middle East: For Better or For Worse

2 December 2014

Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm

The US Studies Centre will host a public panel discussion to assess US action in the Middle East today with Centre guest, former speechwriter for George W. Bush now senior editor with The Atlantic, David Frum. He will be joined onstage by Centre research associate, Tom Switzer and director of the West Asia Program at The Lowy Institute, Anthony Bubalo in a discussion moderated by acclaimed ABC presenter Geraldine Doogue AO.

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