Teach-in: The Islamic State and the Implosion of Syria and Iraq

October 2, 2014 (Bevier Hall – Room 180)

This panel discussion featured several perspectives on the political and military conflict between the Islamic State group and other factions in Syria and Iraq.  Panelists included:

Dr. Paul Diehl – Henning Larsen Professor of Political Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Dr. Jamsheed Choksy – Chairman of the Department of Central Eurasian Studies, Professor of Iranian Studies at Indiana University

Dr. Carol Choksy – Professor of Information Science at Indiana University

Dr. Zaher Sahloul – Syrian American Medical Society

Co-sponsored by the Program in Arms Control, Disarmament, and International Security (ACDIS), The Center for Global Studies (CGS), and The Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (CSAMES)