FREE LECTURE: Foreign Fighters in Iraq and Syria
This Panel Discussion will address the current developments in Syria and Iraq, and the impact of foreign fighters there.
The discussion will be initiated by research and postgraduate students at The University of Western Australia, and a practitioner committed to promoting understanding of developments in the Middle East:
Aiyed Wahab was born in Iraq in 1961, and served as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Iraqi Air Force. He completed his Engineering degree in the United Kingdom, before continuing his study in English Literature in Iraq. He is the founder and chair of the Australian-Arab Institute for Strategic Affairs (AAISA).
Aakash Tolani is an intern at the Centre for Muslim States and Societies. He is currently completing a Masters degree in International Security at Macquarie University (Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism).
Antony Botello is currently completing an Honours degree in International Relations. His thesis, Syria: The Global Epicentre of Modern Jihad, focuses on the impact of foreign fighters in Syria and the propaganda used to recruit them. Antony is also undertaking research at the Centre for Muslim States and Societies.
Aiyed Wahab, Aakash Tolani and Antony Botello
Social Sciences Lecture Theatre 1, G.28, The University of Western Australia
Thu, 06 Nov 2014 14:00
Thu, 06 Nov 2014 15:00
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