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Renowned Experts and Scholars to Debate War on Terror and Its Future Under a New Presidential Administration King's College London Hosts Series of Panel Debates to Address U.S. Policy and Domestic Security Issues BOSTON--(Business Wire)-- On October 15, 16 and 20, King's College London, one of the top 25 universities in the world, will be hosting a series of panel debates and alumni receptions that will address the 'War on Terror' and its future under a new presidential administration. The debates, which will take place in New York, Boston and Washington, D.C., will offer unique international perspectives on the 'War on Terror' from renowned scholars, military personnel and civilian security professionals, some of whom have served as security advisers to the U.S. president and prime minister of the United Kingdom. Amidst the upcoming presidential election, the 'War on Terror' continues to be amplified by both presidential nominees as a serious item on their political agendas. Following the attacks on the World Trade Center seven years ago, the 'War on Terror' continues to dictate decisions made by the U.S. on evolving, unpredictable and increasingly complex geopolitical issues. Chaired by Martin Bashir, ABC 'Nightline' Anchor and 20/20 correspondent, the debates will be by moderated by Dr. Peter Neumann, director of International Centre for the Study of Radicalization and Political Violence (ICSR) at King's College London. Featured panel experts include: Sir Lawrence Freedman, author and professor of war studies and vice-principal at King's College London; Peter Bergen, CNN chief terrorism analyst; Brigadier General Russell Howard, director of The Jensen Center for counter-terrorism studies at the Fletcher School at Tufts University; and Richard Falkenrath, former homeland security adviser to President George W. Bush. The debates and alumni receptions will be taking place as follows: -0- *T What: "The US Presidential Elections: Any Future for the War on Terror?" When: October 15, 16, 20 at 6:00 PM EDT Where: Union League Club 38 East 37th Street New York, NY 10016 MIT Faculty Club 50 Memorial Drive Cambridge, MA 02139 Brookings Institution 1775 Massachusetts Avenue Washington, D.C. 20036 *T For more information please visit www.kcl.ac.uk/alumni. Please register by October 1st. About King's College London King's College London is one of the top 25 universities in the world (Times Higher 2007) and the fourth oldest in England. A research-led university based in the heart of London, King's has 19,700 students from more than 140 countries, and 5,400 employees. King's has an outstanding reputation for providing world-class teaching and cutting-edge research. The College is in the top group of UK universities for research earnings and has an annual income of approximately GBP 400 million. An investment of GBP 500 million has been made in the redevelopment of its estate. King's has a particularly distinguished reputation in the humanities, law, social sciences, the health sciences, natural sciences and engineering, and has played a major role in many of the advances that have shaped modern life, such as the discovery of the structure of DNA. It is the largest centre for the education of healthcare professionals in Europe and is home to five Medical Research Council Centres - more than any other university. King's College London Christopher Coe, +44 (0)20 7848 3388 email@example.com or Tamar Kanarian, 781-487-4628 firstname.lastname@example.org Copyright Business Wire 2008