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Prof. Martel Outlines Key Foreign Policy Challenges In Second Obama Term


William C. Martel is Associate Professor of International Security Studies at The Fletcher School, Tufts University.

In two-thousand-eight, Iraq and Afghanistan were still the major focus, but as those conflicts wind down, other hotspots are emerging…from Syria to North Korea to Iran to Al Queda in Northern Africa.  We’ll examine these new foreign policy challenges and how they may play out over the next four years.


Wayne Lesperance  – Professor of political science at New England College and Director of The Center For Civic Engagement.

Bill Martel – Associate Professor of international security at the Fletcher School of Tufts University

Jeannie Sowers – Associated Professor of political science at UNH and a member of the Middle East Studies Association

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