Red Sea Security

February 11, 2020

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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$35 ICWA member for 8 week series

With major nations like China, France, Italy, and the U.S. building large ports and bases in the region, what does the future of the region look like?

The Red Sea has remained vital for global trade since the time of ancient Egypt. Once home to the spice trade, the Red Sea now sees millions of barrels of oil a day transported across its waters. With major nations like China, France, Italy, and the U.S. building large ports and bases in the region, what does the future of the region look like? How important is Red Sea security for global security? Can the region be a place of global cooperation?

IN Council on World Affairs Great Decisions Program welcomes
Dr. Pierre Atlas.

Dr. Atlas is a professor of political science at Marian University in Indianapolis and directs The Richard G. Lugar Franciscan Center for Global Studies (which includes the minor in Global Studies, the Lugar Fellow scholarship program and the annual Global Studies Speaker Series).

Dr. Atlas teaches courses in American Foreign Policy, American Politics, Middle East Politics, Civil Wars and Ethnic Conflicts and International Political Economy among others. He is also a US Army veteran, writes a monthly opinion column for the Indianapolis Star, and is a former board member of the ICWA.

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