Brigham Young University faculty members and other experts will discuss the Persian Gulf war and its aftermath at a symposium on campus March 4 through 8.
Most of the presentations will take place at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. daily in the Varsity Theatre or in 321 Wilkinson Center.Participants will include Ray Hillam, director of the David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies; Rep. Bill Orton, U.S. House of Representatives; William B. Quandt, member of the National Security Council under President Carter and a senior fellow at the Brookings Institute; and Omar Kader, terrorism security consultant in Washington, D.C.
Quandt, the Forum speaker for March, will speak at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 5, in the Marriott Center and answer questions at noon in the Varsity Theatre.
Topics include "Implications of the Vietnam War - Lessons for the Gulf?" "Pan-Arabism in Modern Iraq," "Ecological Implications of the Gulf War," "Media Ethics in the War," and "What Happens When the War Ends?"