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Conflict in the Middle East

October 19, 2023 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

What historical factors shape the violence between Palestinians and Israelis? Does the U.S. have a role to play? Is the region on the verge of a wider war? How might the violence recede?

Richard RuppRichard Rupp, Associate Professor of Political Science at Purdue Northwest, has studied Middle East politics and armed conflicts for 25 years.

In this public talk, he will be discussing and examining the historical factors and elements that are shaping the violence between Palestine and Israel, the U.S.’s position, and how the violence may recede.

Rupp’s most recent publication is “NATO’s Future: Will the Ukranian Conflict Revitalize NATO for the Long Term?” (2023) C̲o̲m̲m̲u̲n̲i̲c̲a̲t̲i̲o̲n̲ ̲G̲l̲o̲b̲a̲l̲ ̲C̲r̲i̲s̲e̲s̲. Rowman & Littlefield.


Jean Chambers Hall, SULB

To request a disability-related accommodation, please contact the Office of Institutional Equity at oie@pnw.edu or (219) 989-2163 five days prior to the event.


Y Jean Chambers Hall, Student Union Library Building (SULB)
2233 173rd St.
Hammond, IN 46323 United States