53rd International Affairs Symposium presents “I Pledge Allegiance: Navigating the Threat of Foreign Fighters”
Date: 7:30pm PDT April 6, 2015 Location: Templeton Campus Center
Templeton Campus Center
Wesley Clark is a retired four-star general who led NATO forces to victory in the Kosovo War as Supreme Allied Commander of Europe. Clark was pivotal in ending the conflicts within the former Yugoslavia, saving millions from ethnic violence. An expert on geopolitics, military strategy, and security, Clark was a Democratic candidate for the 2004 U.S. presidential election. Clark is currently CEO and chairman of Wesley K. Clark & Associates, a strategic consulting firm located in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Murtaza Hussain is a national security and civil liberties journalist at The Intercept, an independent online publication aimed at producing transparent and adversarial journalism. Hussain has interviewed incarcerated prospective and former volunteers for foreign conflicts in the post-9/11 era. Reporting on confidential documents provided by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, Hussain is a frequent contributor to The Guardian, The New York Times, Al Jazeera and Globe and Mail.