Eric Margolis: Geopolitical Situation in the World – Ukraine and Syria

Dear colleagues and friends,

AMCA Toronto invites its members and the community at large to an evening with a renowned award-winning, internationally syndicated foreign affairs analyst Eric Margolis, on Friday, March 6, 2015 at 7:45 pm, at the Faculty Club of U of T, 41 Willcocks Street, Toronto.

Mr. Margolis, one of the very few north American columnists who early on recognized causes and implications of the wars that led to dissolution of the former Yugoslavia and creation and recognition of the Republic of Croatia, will discuss the causes and consequences of the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria. The lecture will be in English.

Admission, which will include hors d’oeuvres and a glass of wine or beer, is $15 for members of AMCA Toronto with paid membership fee, and $25 for others. (For your information the tickets cover only food and drinks, while the costs of the lecture and premises are borne by AMCA Toronto). For students, admission to the lecture will be free. Before the lecture, coffee and tea will be served. After the lecture, everybody is invited to mingle in the Pub of the Faculty Club which will be open only for us. For more information, please see the attachments.

Registration at lectureseries@amcatoronto.com is mandatory.

Eric MargolisEric. S. Margolis is an award-winning, internationally syndicated columnist and book author. His articles have appeared in the New York Times, the International Herald Tribune, Times of London, the Gulf Times, Japan Times, the Khaleej Times, Lew Rockwell and other news sites in the Middle East and Asia. He has appeared as an expert on foreign affairs on CNN, BBC, France 2, France 24, Al Jazeera, CTV and CBC.

His internet column www.ericmargolis.com reaches global readers on a daily basis. He is the author of two best-selling books “War at the Top of the World – The Struggle for Afghanistan and Asia” and “American Raj, How the U.S. Rules the Mideast”.

A veteran of many conflicts in the Middle East, Margolis was featured in a special appearance on Britain’s Sky News TV as “the man who got it right” in his predictions about the dangerous risks and entanglements the United States would face in Iraq.

He is a member of The International Institute for Strategic Studies (London), The Explorers Club (New York) and The National Press Club (Washington D.C.). A native New Yorker, he maintains residence in Toronto but spends much of his time traveling the globe on assignment.