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Published: 30 Aug 2007

On September 15, Gen. David H. Petraeus, commander of the coalition forces in Iraq, and Ambassador Ryan C. Crocker will deliver their progress report on the war in Iraq to the United States Congress and the White House. We suggest some McGill experts for your coverage of this story and all ongoing coverage of Iraq.

On September 15, Gen. David H. Petraeus, commander of the coalition forces in Iraq, and Ambassador Ryan C. Crocker will deliver their progress report on the war in Iraq to the United States Congress and the White House. We suggest the following sources for your coverage of this story and all ongoing coverage of Iraq:

General

Rex Brynen
Chair, Middle East Studies Program
Expertise: Middle East politics, peace-building and post-conflict reconstruction
rex [dot] brynen [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

Security

Imad Mansour
Professor, Department of Political Science
Expertise: Regional security environment, evolving foreign policies and relationships among Arab states
514-398-4816
imad [dot] mansour [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

Stephen Saideman
Professor, Department of Political Science
Expertise: International security, ethnic conflict
514-398-2324
stephen [dot] saideman [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

Political economy

Mark Brawley
Professor, Department of Political Science
Expertise: International political economy/international relations theory
514-398-5064
mark [dot] brawley [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

Refugees/humanitarian

Mark Mattner
McGill graduate research fellow, Consortium for Arab and Middle Eastern Studies
Expertise: Post-conflict reconstruction, general aid and development
mark [dot] mattner [at] mail [dot] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

Evan Fox-Decent
Professor, Faculty of Law
Expertise: Human rights, refugees
514-398-6628
evan [dot] fox-decent [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

Frédéric Mégret
Canada Research Chair in the Law of Human Rights and Legal Pluralism, Faculty of Law
Expertise: Public international law, international protection of human rights, international criminal law, the laws of war and international relations
514-398-5962
frederic [dot] megret [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

Civil society collapse/rebuilding

Philip Oxhorn
Director of the Centre for Developing-Area Studies, Department of Political Science
Expertise: Theories of civil society, democracy and processes of democratization
514-398-8970
philip [dot] oxhorn [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

Islamist movements/ideologies

Omar Ashour
McGill graduate research fellow, Consortium for Arab and Middle Eastern Studies, course lecturer, Department of Political Science
Expertise: Islamist movements and ideologies, international security, ethnic/civil conflict resolution
omar [dot] ashour1 [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

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