The International Studies Public Forum, Center for Global Peace & Conflict Studies, and UCI Interdisciplinary Center for the Scientific Study of Ethics and Morality present

"The Rise and Fall of Militias in Iraq"
with Ariel Ahram, University of Oklahoma

Thursday, May 10, 2012
5:00-6:30 p.m.
Social Sciences Plaza A, Room 1100
Ariel Ahram is assistant professor and Middle East studies coordinator at the College of International Studies of the University of Oklahoma. His book, Proxy Warriors: The Rise and Fall of State-Sponsored Militias (Stanford University Press, 2011), examines the emergence of armed non-state actors in Indonesia, Iran, and Iraq.  He has published widely on issues of Middle East politics, state frailty, and international conflict. He earned a Ph.D. in government and M.A. in Arab studies from Georgetown University and a B.A. from Brandeis University.

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