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The World Affairs Councils of America presents the KNOW NOW conference call series. These calls feature global thought leaders hosted by the World Affairs Councils of America as well as local authorities in government, business, academia and cultural fields who are identified and moderated by local Councils, using our national conference call platform to bring local and national issues of global dimensions to our network.
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Teleconference — You’re Invited
Dean C. Alexander
Director of the Homeland Security Research Program and Professor of Homeland Security at the School of Law Enforcement and Justice Administration at Western Illionois University
Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019
1:00-1:30 p.m. (CT)
Family affiliated terrorism, from the role of patriarchs to ISIS brides, poses significant and long lasting security threats to the international community. Author of several books
on the subject, Professor Alexander is an expert on the issues surrounding global terrorism and the ways to combat these threats both foreign and domestic. Join WACA for a conversation with Prof. Alexander and former Peoria WAC
President and WACA
National Board Member Don Samford
about the implications of family terror networks and countering international political violence.
About Dean C. Alexander
Prof. Alexander is Director, Homeland Security Research Program and Professor, Homeland Security at the School of Law Enforcement and Justice Administration at Western Illinois University. Prof. Alexander’s teaching, research, and speaking activities encompass terrorism, security, and legal issues. He has lectured in ten countries, including to law enforcement and military officials at North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), U.S. State Department, and National Intelligence University events. Also, he lectured to the Illinois Statewide Terrorism and Intelligence Center, Oregon Fusion Center, Milwaukee Police Department, Michigan State Police, McAllen Police Department, Yuma Police Department, and the Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Department, among others.
KNOW NOW conference calls feature global thought leaders hosted by WACA, as well as local authorities in government, business, academia and cultural fields who are identified and moderated by local Councils.
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