As part of its Alumni Program, PSSI organized first Alumni Guest Lecture in cafe Literarni Kavarna in Prague on September 16, 2014. The lecture and discussion was led by Dr. Amin Tarzi, Director of Middle East Studies at the U.S. Marine Corps University. Dr. Tarzi gave a lecture about the current development and Islamic State (IS) advancement in Syria and Iraq.
Mr. Tarzi is a distinguished expert on the Middle East security policies and threat perceptions with focus on Egypt, Iran, Iraq and Israel. Dr. Tarzi’s prior experience includes holding the post of Political Advisor to the Saudi Arabian Mission to the United Nations dealing with the conflicts in Iraq, Afghanistan, the Balkans and Somalia; the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty extension. Dr. Tarzi also frequently appears at BBC, CNN, Al-Jazeera, ABC News, CBS and his comments were published in numerous outlets, including The New York Times, U.S. News & World Report, The Christian Science Monitor, The Jerusalem Post, The National Journal, The Asia Times, The Associated Press, Forbes, and Defense News.
For more information about Amin Tarzi, please read his profile here.
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