“Avoiding Armegeddon”: Pakistan and India at the Crossroads

riedelb_1x1 (180 x 180)Bruce Riedel of the Brookings Institution
February 9, 2013, at 11 a.m.
Scossa Restaurant and Lounge, 8 North Washington Street, Easton, MD 21601
(410) 822-2202

Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution and author of the recently published Avoiding Armageddon: America, India, and Pakistan to the Brink and Back, Bruce Riedel will speak on Pakistan, India and U.S. policy toward these two nuclear powers on February 9, 2013, at 11:00 a.m., at Scossa Restaurant located in Easton, MD.

Mr. Riedel’s new book is more than a policy dissertation measuring historical facts against recommended actions. There is a literary quality to the organization and writing of the essay that makes it gripping and compelling, accessible to any serious reader.

Bruce Riedel is a Senior Fellow for Political Transitions in the Middle East and South Asia at the Brookings Institution. In addition to Avoiding Armageddon is the author of The Search for Al Qaeda and Deadly Embrace: Pakistan, America, and the Future of the Global Jihad. Mr. Riedel is a contributor to Which Path to Persia: Options for a New American Strategy Toward Iran and The Arab Awakening: America and the Transformation of the Middle East.

He has advised both President Obama and Prime Minister David Cameron and currently teaches at the Johns Hopkins University School for Advanced International Studies. Mr. Riedel is a graduate of Brown (BA), Harvard (MA) and the Royal College of Defense Studies in London.

All writers and guests are welcome to attend this free event. An RSVP is not required, but always appreciated, to: jreveal@verizon.net.

The Eastern Shore Writers’ Association (ESWA) holds monthly writing programs, sponsors the Bay to Ocean Writers Conference every February, and publishes The Delmarva Review, a literary journal for all writers. As a nonprofit organization, it supports writers and the literary arts across the Delmarva Peninsula.

For more information, see the ESWA website www.easternshorewriters.org, or write Hal Wilson, President, ESWA, P.O. Box 1773, Easton, MD 21601.