Program Details

A Guided Discussion With Dr. Robert G. Rabil: Should the U.S. Reset its Priorities in the Middle East?

Instructor
Robert G. Rabil
Category
Politics / Current Events
FGD10051
EXAMPLE VIDEO

Course Description

After Dr. Rabil's brief review of the topic, Dr. Rabil and attendees will explore together the question of whether or not Washington is making the right foreign policy decisions in its involvement in the Middle East. Opinions are bound to vary! The success of this new format hinges on the tolerance and mutual respect of each attendee. OLLI Boca is confident that participants will engage in the spirit of open-mindedness and civil debate.


About the Instructor

  • Robert G. Rabil, Ph.D., is an internationally renowned scholar. His books have been highly commended and reviewed by major academic journals. He is considered one of the leading experts on Salafism, radical Islam, and U.S.-Arab-Israeli relations. He holds a Ph.D. in Near Eastern and Judaic Studies from Brandeis University. In May 2012, he was conferred with an honorary Ph.D. in humanities from the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. He is a professor of political science at Florida Atlantic University.

    Lifelong Learning Professorship of Current Affairs, 2018-2019
    Lifelong Learning Professorship of Current Affairs, 2012-2013
    Recipient of the 2008 Excellence in Teaching Award