Steven Metz to speak at St. Norbert College as part of the Great Decisions Lecture Series

March 7, 7:30 p.m.

From St. Norbert College, February 22, 2012
by Chris Swietlik, chris.swietlik@snc.edu, (920) 403-3089

Steven Metz, chairman of the regional strategy department, Strategic Studies Institute, US Army War College, will lecture on, "Exit Strategies for Iraq and Afghanistan," as a part of the Great Decisions Lecture Series on Wednesday, March 7, at 7:30 p.m. at the Fort Howard Theater at the F. K. Bemis International Center on the St. Norbert College campus.

Metz is an expert on US strategy and as such will offer his views on the strategic options for the United States as it prepares to exit both Iraq and Afghanistan.

Great Decisions is a nationwide program meant to bring together local, regional and national experts in an eight-week lecture series discussing international issues of interest to the community. St. Norbert College is hosting the public event for its 30th year in northeastern Wisconsin.

Topics for the series are selected by the Foreign Policy Association of America and are intended to provide a local forum for discussion on current political and economic issues of the day. The speakers are selected by participating colleges and universities. St. Norbert College is one of only two schools in Wisconsin that present the entire series. (UW-Milwaukee is the other.)

Admission to individual sessions is $5 at the door, and briefing books are available for $15.The briefing book includes background information on the lecture topics and access to the association's website, www.fpa.org, for resources, guides to topics and online discussion forums.

For more information, contact the St. Norbert College Center for International Education at 920-403-4075, or go to http://www.snc.edu/cie/greatdecisions.html.