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|Journey of the Jihadist: Inside Muslim Militancy|
|Date||Wednesday May 17|
|Time||5:30 PM - 6:30 PM|
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|World Affairs Council, 312 Sutter St., 2nd Floor Auditorium, San Francisco|
Event @ the World Affairs Council, 5/17
What: Journey of the Jihadist: Inside Muslim Militancy
Who: Fawaz A. Gerges, professor at Sarah Lawrence College; Senior Analyst and commentator for ABC News and NPR's Morning Edition; author of The Far Enemy: Why Jihad Went Global and America and Political Islam: Clash of Cultures or Clash of Interests?
Event: In Journey of the Jihadist, Middle Eastern scholar Fawaz Gerges delves into the world of Islamist militancy, revealing the mindset of the holy warrior. Dr. Gerges talks extensively with jihadists who are willing to sacrifice their lives defending the global Muslim community, including Kamal al-Said Habib, a founder of the Jihadist Movement in Cairo. Using Habib's life story, as well as dozens of others, Dr. Gerges puts a human face to events in and relating to the Middle East over the last thirty years, from the civil war in Lebanon to the London subway attacks.
When: Wednesday, May 17th; Check in: 5:30 PM, Program: 6:00 PM, Book Signing to Follow
Where: World Affairs Council, 312 Sutter St., 2nd Floor Auditorium, San Francisco
Admission Costs: Council members: Free, Nonmembers: $15, Cosponsors: $7, Students: $5
Info: (415) 293-4600, firstname.lastname@example.org, http://www.itsyourworld.org/program.php?page=1602