Renowned Expert Discusses Middle East Challenges
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A professor at the Naval Postgraduate School drew a standing-room only crowd for his talk on issues regarding the Shia revival in the Middle East. Professor Vali Nasr, an acknowledged expert who recently briefed the president, gave the talk to a capacity crowd of approximately 500 people at the Monterey Convention Center in Monterey, Calif. Nasr is an internationally-renowned Middle East expert and author of the recent book "The Shia Revival: how conflicts within Islam will shape the future". The focus of his speech dealt with issues that were covered in the new book.