Panel Discussion: Strategies of Peace After ‘The War on Terror’


Location: Hesburgh Center Auditorium

What have we learned in the decade since 9/11 that should inform a renewed vision for the United States as a force for peace and stability in the world? Three leading thinkers will address this question: * Andrew Bacevich, professor of international relations and history, Boston University * Robin Wright, Middle East journalist and foreign policy analyst * Waleed El-Ansary, university chair of Islamic Studies, Xavier University

Panelists also will answer questions posed by Kroc Institute director Scott Appleby and members of the audience. This event is free and open to the public. *Panelist bios:* Andrew Bacevich is a career officer in the U.S. Army (retired); a historian; and the author of, most recently, _The Limits of Power: The End of American Exceptionalism_. Robin Wright is the author of _Dreams and Shadows: The Future of the Middle East_ and _Rock the Casbah: Rage and Rebellion Across the Islamic World_. Waleed El-Ansary is a scholar of comparative religion, Islam, and Islamic economics, and the author of _The Spiritual Significance of Jihad in the Islamic Approach to Markets and the Environment_. Sponsored by the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies