Posted: Tue 23rd Feb 2016

Former diplomat delivers lecture at USW

news.wales / newyddion.cymru
This article is old - Published: Tuesday, Feb 23rd, 2016

Sir Jeremy Greenstock, former British Ambassador and British Special Envoy for Iraq, will be delivering a public lecture at the University of South Wales next month. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The lecture is part of the Global Choices series, which provide an opportunity for a variety of points of view to be delivered and debated on global issues. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Sir Jeremy Greenstock worked as a career diplomat for over twenty years taking on roles such as British Ambassador to the United Nations and later being appointed as the British Special Envoy for Iraq in 2003, immediately after the overthrow of Saddam Hussein’s government. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

On Thursday 3 March, a decade after British forces entered Iraq, Sir Jeremy Greenstock will focus his lecture on War and Terrorism: Lessons from Iraq, looking at the reasoning behind British participation in the invasion and the historic legacy of this intervention for the Middle East and for international affairs. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The lecture will be held from 2pm-3pm on the Pontypridd Campus, Treforest. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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