Desert Storm-Desert Peace: The Arab View

During the Gulf Crisis, everyone turned to CNN to
find out what was happening, twenty-four hours a
day. Our next speaker has done commentary on CNN
for various Middle East events, as well as on "Voice of
America," CBS, and the "MacNeil-Lehrer News Hour."

Michael Hudson is a professor of international relations and government and the Seif Ghobash Professor
of Arab Studies at Georgetown University. He received
his M.A. and Ph.D. in political science from Yale University. He received a certificate in Arabic from Princeton

Dr. Hudson is incredibly active in the world of Middle
East academia and policy. He is a founding member of
the Middle East Studies Association of North America,
and served as president from 1986-87. He is also a
member or associate member of five other Middle East
or political science associations. He has served on the
editorial board for three major Middle East publications
and has published numerous books, including The Arab
Future: Critical Issues
(1979) and The American Media and the

In addition to the Gulf Crisis, Dr. Hudson is an expert
on other turbulent situations in the Middle East, such as
the Arab-Israeli conflict and Lebanon.

Dr. Hudson has appeared before congressional committees on Middle East issues, and he will now be
appearing before the students of Claremont McKenna,
courtesy of the International Relations Program, the
Keck Center, and the Athenaeum. Please join us for an
informative discussion by returning the enclosed reservation slip. The reception begins at 5:30, followed by
dinner and the talk.