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Crisis Without End: US Relations In SW Asia From Cold War To War On Terror- Jim Goode (Grand Rapids)

October 27, 2010
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Sweet House
254 E. Fulton
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

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Organized by:
Jennifer Beahan
Phone: 616-698-2342 x801
Email: jbeahan@centerforinquiry.org


Join us for a lecture with Jim Goode on the topic, “Crisis Without End: US Policy in the Middle East from the Cold War to the War on Terror.” The talk will focus on US relations with Iran and Afghanistan since the end of World War II, examining the complexities of this troubled region and prospects for the future.

Meetings are open to the Public

After the meeting, join us at Vitale’s Restaurant, 834 Leonard NE, Grand Rapids, MI to socialize. View Map

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About Jim Goode, PhD History

Professor of History and Coordinator of the Middle East Studies Program, GVSU

Jim Goode is a professor of History and coordinator of the Middle East Studies program at Grand Valley State University. He graduated with his Ph.D. in History from the University of Indiana. He received his Master’s Degree in History from the University of Massachusetts, and a Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations from Georgetown University. His teaching interests are U.S. Diplomatic History, Contemporary U.S., Middle East, Iran, and Islamic Civilization. He has written many publications on US relations with Iran and Afghanistan since the end of World War II including United States and Iran, 1946-51: Diplomacy of Neglect, and “Reforming Iran During the Kennedy Years.” Also, he is coordinating a five week, study abroad program in Cairo, Egypt in May of next year.