Breakfast lecture: International Terrorism – surveillance, civil liberties and democracy. How safe should we feel?

Tid 22 Oktober 2008 08:00 – 09:30

Plats Timbro, Kungsgatan 60, 2tr, Stockholm The lecture begins at 8:30 am. A light breakfast will be served.

One of the world’s leading experts on terrorism, Professor Yonah Alexander, will speak at Timbro during his trip to Sweden in late October. Professor Alexander has written or contributed to more than 90 books, including “Osama Bin Laden's Al Qaida,” “The New Iranian Leadership” and the comprehensive, three-volume “Evolution of U.S. Counterterrorism Policy.” His forthcoming book concerns electronic surveillance and the war on terror. The book examines, among other issues, the lengths to which democratic governments will go when combating terror and whether ordinary, law-abiding citizens risk being targeted when governments track terrorists. Per Gudmundson, editorial writer for Svenska Dagbladet, will moderate a discussion with the audience following the conclusion of Professor Alexander’s remarks. Bio: Professor Yonah Alexander is a Senior Fellow at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies and Director of its International Center for Terrorism Studies. Concurrently, he is Director of the Inter-University Center for Terrorism Studies and Co-Director of the Inter-University Center for Legal Studies. Both are consortia of universities and think tanks throughout the world. In addition, Professor Alexander is the former Director of Terrorism Studies at George Washington University and the State University of New York, totaling 35 years of service. This event is free of charge. To register for this event, please email Seating is limited. The lecture begins at 8:30 am. A light breakfast will be served. This event is being held in cooperation with the U.S. Embassy, Stockholm. For more information, please contact: Billy McCormac, Director of Communications and Publishing:


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