Michael Boll To Address E-SU April 9
Michael Boll, Ph.D., will address the English-Speaking Union Wednesday, April 9, on "The Dangers From Iran." Boll spoke to the E-SU two years ago on the development and establishment of the European Union.
He has had a notable career in academia and government positions as an historian and specialist in International Security Affairs. Most recently, he served as a senior professor on national security issues and a specialist in Russia and the Far East at the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in Honolulu, Hawaii. This center functions as a U.S-run Defense College. It brings together field-grade and general officers from each of the Asian-Paciific nations, (including China and Russia), to study how to achieve national and regional security through peaceful means.
Prior to moving to Honolulu, Boll taught at The Marshall Center in Garmish, Germany. This center is a sister institution that serves Eastern Europe and the republics of the former Soviet Union. He has taught history and government at San Jose State University and at the Air War College at Montgomery, Ala. Boll has served on the Policy-Planning Staff of the Pentagon, as a Foreign Service Officer for the U.S. Information Agency, and a European analyst for the CIA. Boll is widely published in the area of antional security affairs. He divides his time between homes in Oregon and Arizona.
The English-Speaking Union is an organization whose mission is "drawing together in a bond of comradship the English-speaking peoples of the world." Its committment is promorting scholarship and the advancement of knowledge through the effective use of English in an expanding global community. The local branch of the English-Speaking Union approaches the mission with an outstanding monthly program of informative and entertaining speakers on topics ranging from literary to the geo-political stage; the E-SU scholarship program for local educators to study in England; the Moore County High School Shakespeare Competition; and the E-SU Speaking Program held each spring for students in Moore and surrounding counties.
The program and dinner will be presented at The Country Club of North Carolina, Wednesday, April 9. Cocktails begin at 6 p.m. followed by dinner at 7 p.m.
The presentation will follow and will be followed by a question-and-answer period open to the floor. The English-Speaking Union welcomes new members. For information, call Joyce Omer at (910) 215-0592 or e-mail Dr. Phil HInsley at email@example.com.
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