Contemporary "Duck & Cover"? Terror Challenges in the 21st Century, by Dr David Kilcullen
The Centre for Independent Studies is pleased to welcome back counter-insurgency expert, scholar and author Dr David Kilcullen. David joins us as our next and final Lighthouse Lecturer for the year and will be presenting on the alarming topic of increasing global terror and providing both global and local comments on how we can adapt to the “new normal”. He is sure to touch on the US election outcome!
A former Australian Army officer, David has worked with the Australian and US Governments including roles as senior counter-insurgency advisor to General David Petraeus, Chief Strategist in the Counterterrorism Bureau at the US State Department and special advisor for counter-insurgency to Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.
His most recent book – Blood Year: Islamic State and the Unraveling of Western Counterterrorism – won the 2015 Walkley Award for long-form journalism.
Details of the event:
When: Thursday, 10 November 2016
Where: The Hilton Hotel, Level 2 – State Room,
488 George Street Sydney CBD. Please note that you can also enter the Hilton Hotel via Pitt Street.
Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Cost: Non-member $50.00
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