April 12, 2018
How safe are we at home and around the world?
FOCIS 10th Anniversary Lecture Series: What in the World is Going On?
The Forum on Contemporary Issues in Society (FOCIS) will host "National Security" from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 12, in Community Arts Auditorium. The event will feature a keynote presentation and moderated conversation with Gen. Petraeus.
Gen. (Ret.) David H. Petraeus
About the Speaker
Gen. (Ret.) David Petraeus was appointed by President George W. Bush to head multinational forces in Iraq (2007–08) and later was commander in chief of United States Central Command and commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan. His military career included six consecutive commands as a general officer, five of them in combat. After retirement from the military, he was director of the Central Intelligence Agency (2011-2012). A graduate with distinction from the U.S. Military Academy, Gen. Petraeus also holds a Ph.D. from Princeton. He has received numerous awards and medals for military and public service. Gen. Petraeus is a frequent commentator on global security and economic issues, and has written for The New York Times, The Washington Post, USA Today, the Wall Street Journal and other publications. He is now a Partner with the global investment firm KKR and has academic standing at the University of Southern California and Harvard's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs.
11:30 a.m. Welcome & Opening Remarks
11:55 a.m. Speaker's Presentation
12:15 p.m. Moderated Conversation
1:00 p.m. Q&A
1:20 p.m. Closing Remarks
1:30 p.m. Event Concludes
Community Arts Auditorium is in the Community Arts Center on Wayne State's main campus at 450 Reuther Mall. Convenient building access is available from Reuther, Gilmour or Gullen malls and from Cass Avenue. Please click here for driving directions.
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