Peace" series is Steven Spiegel, highly acclaimed
author and spokesperson on international politics,
foreign policy, and the Middle East.
Dr. Spiegel, professor of political science at UCLA, is
the author of The Other Arab-Israeli Conflict: Making
America's Middle East Policy, from Truman to Reagan (1985),
acclaimed by the Wall Street Journal as "a masterly and
incisive book." Nathan Glazer in the New Republic calls
Spiegel's research "awesome," arguing that the book
"overwhelms any other in its detail, its precision, and
Dr. Spiegel received his M.A. and Ph.D. in government from Harvard University. He has published in
many well-known magazines and journals, and he has
also authored and edited five volumes on international
relations. His foreign policy reader, At Issue: Politics in
the World Arena (1980), is the most popular of its kind used in
the United States. Dr. Spiegel has appeared on various
news programs with regard to the Middle East, including newscasts on CNN, CBS, and the BBC.
The Athenaeum joins the International Relations
Program and the Keck Center in sponsoring Dr.
Spiegel's address which begins at 7:00 preceded by a
5:30 reception and 6:00 dinner. Please return the
enclosed reservation form if you wish to attend.