University of North Texas faculty member will discuss Aug. 21 televised address on U.S. strategy in Afghanistan

Monday, August 21, 2017 - 16:01


President Donald Trump is expected to reveal a new U.S. military strategy for the war in Afghanistan in his televised address Monday evening (Aug. 21). The following University of North Texas faculty member will watch the speech and is available for interviews about the strategy and the language and tone of the speech:


James Meernik, professor of political science, directs UNT's Castleberry Peace Institute. He is the author of The Political Use of Military Force in U.S. Foreign Policy and U.S. Foreign Policy and Regime Instability and co-editor of Conflict Prevention and Peace Building in Post-War Societies: Sustaining the Peace. Meernik is a former associate editor of International Studies Quarterly and has published extensively in that journal and in Foreign Policy Analysis, Journal of Conflict Resolution and other professional journals.


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