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February 26, 2007
Sharan L. Daniel, Center for International Security and Cooperation: (650) 725-6488, firstname.lastname@example.org
Thom Shanker, national security and foreign policy correspondent for the New York Times, will discuss "The Wars on Three Fronts: Iraq, the Pentagon and Main Street" at 4 p.m. Thursday, March 8, in the Oak Lounge at Stanford University's Tresidder Memorial Union. The talk is this year's Drell Lecture, hosted by Stanford's Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) in the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies.
The event is free and open to the public. Reporters should register in advance by sending their name, title, organization, phone number and email address to Sharan Daniel at email@example.com.
Shanker joined the New York Times in 1997 and began covering the Pentagon in May 2001, four months before the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the United States. Previously, he was foreign editor and a foreign correspondent for the Chicago Tribune.
The annual Drell Lecture, named for CISAC co-founder Sidney Drell and endowed by Albert and Cicely Wheelon, traditionally addresses a critical national or international security issue with important scientific or technical dimensions. Drell is a professor emeritus at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center and a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution.
Reporters are welcome to cover this event; please e-mail Sharan Daniel in advance.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone (650) 723-2558.