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The Roots of the Martyrdom Phenomenon in Early Islam

Yigal Carmon, President and Founder of The Middle East Media Research Institute

Thursday, February 21, 2008
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Bunche Hall 6275
UCLA Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Yigal Carmon is the President and founder of the Middle East Media Research Institute, 1998 - 2007.  Previously, Carmon was the Director of the Institute for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence in Washington, DC, 1994 - 1997.  He also served as advisor to Premieres Shamir and Rabin for Counter Terrorism from 1988 to 1993, acting as Chief Coordinator of Israel’s national counter-terrorist defense deployment, including cooperation with other governments.

Parking is available for $8 and may be purchased at the parking kiosk located at the corner of Hilgard and Wyton Avenues.

Cost : Free and open to the public.

Sponsor(s): Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for Israel Studies

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