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TALK | A Sign of Our Times: The Qatar Crisis in an Era of ‘Alternative Facts’
TALK | A Sign of Our Times: The Qatar Crisis in an Era of ‘Alternative Facts’
WhenMonday, Oct 16, 2017, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Campus locationThomson Hall (THO)
Campus room317
Event typesLectures/Seminars
Event sponsorsSponsored by the Middle East Center, Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington. Part of the 2017 Fall Quarter "Voices in Middle East Studies" series. Contact: mecuw@uw.edu
Description

Speaker: Kristian Coates Ulrichsen, Ph.D., Affiliate Professor, Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington.

The Qatar crisis began with a hack, continued with a media campaign of ever-increasing incredulity, and has been marked throughout by a struggle to win hearts and minds of influencers in Washington, DC. What is the impact of this needless crisis on US Middle East policy under Donald Trump, and what are the broader implications in a world where the dividing line between fact and fiction, information and misinformation, is thinner than ever before?

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