Monthly Meeting – Thursday, December 16, 2021: Iran Saudi Arabia Relationship

Topic: Iran Saudi Arabia Relationship

Speakers: Larry Goodson and Chris Bolan


Larry GoodsonLarry P. Goodson is a retired Professor of Middle East Studies at the U.S. Army War College, where he was the only person to hold the General Dwight D. Eisenhower Chair of National Security twice (2014-2017, 2004-2007). Dr. Goodson has been continually called upon to serve as a regional advisor on Afghanistan, Pakistan, and the Middle East by senior U.S. military and political leaders.



Chris BolanChristopher J. Bolan  is Professor of Middle East Security Studies at the Strategic Studies Institute of the U.S. Army War College where he researches and teaches graduate level courses on U.S. national security, foreign policy, and Middle East security issues.  He has served as a foreign policy advisor on Middle East and South Asia affairs for Vice Presidents Gore and Cheney.


FPA Coordinator: Dan Sim

Tossed Green Salad
Baked Ham with Orange Marmalade
Mashed Potatoes
Vegetable Medley
Chef’s Seasonal Dessert

Social hour & Dinner Information
5:30-6:30pm Social Hour
6:30-7:30 Dinner
7:30pm—Announcement, Speaker followed by question and answer session

Cost for FPA Members: $33.00
We Welcome Non-members to attend dinners.
The non-member cost is: $38.00

There is no charge for anyone to attend the program presentation only, beginning at 7:30 PM.

Reservation co-chairmen for September are Sam Wilder and Ron Pontius.

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