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Patrick CockburnWednesday, October 8 2014, 18:00
The IS Caliphate and the West's Wars in Syria and Iraq: A Challenge to Religious Pluralism in the Middle East
Patrick Cockburn

Award winning Irish journalist Patrick Cockburn has been reporting from war zones in the Middle East since 1978. He is currently the Middle East correspondent for the British daily newspaper The Independent and has previously reported from the Middle East for Financial Times. For his work he has been awarded multiple prizes, among them the International Media Award in 2010. Cockburn has authored several books on Iraq’s recent history, among them his newest book on the emergence of ISIS “The Jihadis Return: ISIS and the New Sunni Uprising” which will be published in October 2014.

Discussion moderated by Dr. John Eibner, CSI
Hotel Glockenhof, Sihlstrasse 31, 8001 Zürich
English with simultaneous translation into German


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