Middle East Peace Prospects

Haviland Smith talked about the prospects for peace in the Middle East and Iraq. Topics included Bush Administration policies, Iran,… read more

Haviland Smith talked about the prospects for peace in the Middle East and Iraq. Topics included Bush Administration policies, Iran, the Israeli/Palestianian conflict, and the Obama Administration. He responded to questions from members of the audience.

Haviland Smith is a retired Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) station chief. Over his 24-year career at the CIA, he served in Prague, Berlin, Beirut, and Tehran. He also served as chief of the counter terrorism staff and as executive assistant to the deputy director of central intelligence.

This event of the World Affairs Council of the Mid-Hudson Valley, “A Stable and Progressive Middle East: More than a Dream?” was held in the Dutchess Community College Theater. It was delayed one day due to weather.

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Middle East Peace Prospects

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Program ID:
283698-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Poughkeepsie, New York, United States
First Aired:
Feb 20, 2009
Last Aired:
Feb 27, 2009

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  • Feb 20, 2009 | 10:53pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 21, 2009 | 3:11am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 24, 2009 | 7:08am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 27, 2009 | 1:04am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 27, 2009 | 7:04am EST | C-SPAN 3
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