Political Science panel to present, ‘Why Do They Hate Us,’ Teach-in Nov. 7

“Why Do They Hate Us?: The War on Terrorism, a Teach-in” will be held at Wake Forest University on Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. The event is sponsored by the political science department and is free and open to the public. It will be held in Benson University Center’s Pugh Auditorium. It is part of the Year of Unity and Hope at Wake Forest.

The panel will feature political science faculty members Michaelle Browers, David Coates, Charles “Hank” Kennedy and Richard Sears.

Browers studies Arab and Islamic political thought and will speak about how people might understand Muslims’perspectives and reactions regarding the events of Sept. 11. Coates will speak about different nations’ views about the bombings in Afghanistan. Kennedy is an expert on Pakistan and the Middle East, and will discuss about the possible effects of U.S. military action in that region. Sears will speak about the choices the U.S. faces when deciding how to fight terrorism internationally.

For more information, call the political science department at 336-758-5449.

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