Wed., Oct 5, 2016
Posvar Hall, 3911
Nate Mason, former Commercial Attaché at the U.S. Embassy in Tripoli, will discuss how foreign intervention played a decisive role in Libya's revolution. Questions to be addressed:
What lessons should be learned and what can be done by foreign powers now?
How did oil contribute to Libya's fragmentation and can it n ow bring the country back together?
Why are Libya's post-revolution governments so ineffective.
Nate Mason was the Commercial Attache at the U.S. Embassy in Tripoli from December 2011 - March 2013. He served as a U.S. government advisor embedded with the Liberian Ministry of Commerce and Industry. Mason also served from 2006-2010 as the North Africa Desk Officer at the U.S. Department of Commerce. He is now an independent consultant focusing on the Middle Ease and North Africa.
Event sponsored by:
The Matthew B. Ridgway Center for International Security Studies
The Ford Institute for Human Security
UCIS: Global Studies Program