The Honorable Mary Beth Long will be here in two days! Ms. Long is a scholar alumna and a wonderful friend of the College and Penn State. This is a very rare opportunity to get an inside view of current issues and concerns regarding national security. Mark your calendars now and come to the free lecture!
Luchinsky Memorial Lecture Series
Terrorism, Nukes, and Cyberwarfare: Are We Prepared?
The State Theatre, downtown State College
Free and open to the public
The Honorable Mary Beth Long, former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense.
Scholar Alumna Mary Beth Long, ’85 Com, was instrumental in the conclusion of the negotiations for the U.S.-Iraq status-of-forces agreement. She also was highly involved in the efforts to pursue missile defense agreements with the Czech Republic and Poland, which resulted in enhanced security agreements for the United States and Europe. She was responsible for shaping improved relations with Middle Eastern allies, as well as the U.S. response for the Russian invasion of Georgia. Long also helped develop approaches for reducing the Talibanâ€™s use of narcotics as a revenue source in Afghanistan.
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For more information, contact the Schreyer Honors College at 814-863-2636.