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Wayne Law to Present ‘The Middle East and the Next President: What Direction for U.S. Foreign Policy?’ on Sept. 24

September 19, 2008

DETROIT (Sept. 18, 2008) – Wayne State University Law School is pleased to present a lecture by Daniel Benjamin of the Brookings Institution titled “The Middle East and the Next President: What Direction for U.S. Foreign Policy?” from 12:15 – 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008.

The lecture will take place in the Law School’s Spencer M. Partrich Auditorium and is sponsored by Wayne Law’s International Law Students Association.

Daniel Benjamin is a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C. and a former member of the National Security Council and a Special Assistant to the President in the Clinton Administration. Benjamin’s areas of expertise include European affairs, terrorism and American foreign and security policy. His current research focuses on Islam in Europe, the European periphery and the evolution of Jihadist terrorism.

This lecture is free and open to the public, and parking is available in Structure #1 across from the Law School, on Palmer Street (corner of Cass) for $3.50. Lunch will be provided.

For more information on this event or the International Law Students Association, please contact Sonia Salah at Sonia.a.salah@gmail.com.

Wayne State University Law School has served Michigan and beyond since its inception as Detroit City Law School in 1927. Located in Detroit’s re-energized historic cultural center, the Law School remains committed to student success and features modern lecture and court facilities, multi-media classrooms, a 250-seat auditorium, and the Arthur Neef Law Library, which houses one of the nation's 40 largest legal collections. Taught by an internationally recognized faculty, Wayne State Law School students experience a high-quality legal education via a growing array of hands-on curricular offerings, five live-client clinics, and access to well over 100 internships with local and non-profit entities each year. Its 11,000 living alumni, who work in every state of the nation and more than a dozen foreign countries, include leading members of the local, national and international legal communities. For more information, visit www.law.wayne.edu.

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