Former U.S. ambassador Ryan Crocker to speak
Consequences and causes of foreign policy in the Middle East to be topic of Spokane forum
Last updated 9/12/2019 at 8:58am
Former U.S. ambassador to Iran and Afghanistan Ryan Crocker will be the speaker at a Sept. 19 public forum presented by People For Effective Government (PEG). The topic of Crocker's talk at the Gonzaga University Jepsen Center's Wolff Auditorium will be "Middle East Meltdown: Causes and Consequences." The forum begins at 7 p.m.
According to a news release on Crocker's talk, the Middle East has long been a turbulent region, punctuated with revolutions, counter-coups and border wars. In the interval since the Arab Spring, however, the world has seen something new: not just the collapse of go...