Free Event - 20th Anniversary of Military Operations to Liberate Kuwait

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  1. Botex

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    This event is free and promises to be enriching, plus it's a great opportunity to see and hear several big movers and shakers of the last few decades on a single occasion. The location is Texas A&M University. Reserve early, as space for these things goes quickly.

    The Bush School of Government and Public Service invites you to the 20th Anniversary Commemoration of the Beginning of Military Operations to Liberate Kuwait

    [​IMG] Resolution by Mark Burma [Detail]. Courtesy of The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum

    January 20, 2011

    2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
    The Hushang Ansary Foreign Policy Conference
    Into the Desert: Reflections on the Gulf War
    Book Talk and 20th Anniversary Retrospective
    Annenberg Presidential Conference Center
    Sponsored by the Scowcroft Institute of International Affairs

    Participants include
    Richard Haas, President of the Council on Foreign Relations
    Sir Lawrence Freedman, Professor of War Studies at King's College, London
    Michael Gordon, Chief Military Correspondent at The New York Times
    Jeffrey A. Engel, Kruse '52 Founders Professor at the Bush School of Government and Public Service
    Shibley Telhami, Anwar Sadat Chair at the University of Maryland


    This event is free and open to the public. Reservations are required.

    To reserve your seats for the Book Talk, please visit http://bookevent.questionpro.com.

    5 p.m.
    Commemoration Event
    Hosted by George Bush, 41st President of the United States,
    Reed Arena

    Sponsored by Shell Oil Company and the
    Bush School of Government and Public Service

    Participants include
    His Royal Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, The Amir of the State of Kuwait
    His Excellency the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the State of Kuwait Sheikh Dr. Mohammad Sabah Al-Salim Al-Sabah
    The Honorable Richard B. Cheney, former Vice President of the United States
    The Honorable J. Danforth Quayle, former Vice President of the United States
    The Honorable James A. Baker, III, former Secretary of State of the United States
    The Honorable Colin L. Powell, former Secretary of State of the United States
    The Honorable Brent Scowcroft, National Security Advisor to Presidents Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush
    General (Ret.) Walter E. Boomer, United States Marine Corps


    This event is free and open to the public. All participants will be required to go through security scanners. Please limit bags and personal items.

    For free tickets to the Commemoration Event, please go to the MSC Box Office at Texas A&M University. There is a limit of four tickets per person.

    Doors will open at 3:30 p.m. Please plan on being in your seats by 4:45pm. Website: http://bush.tamu.edu/scowcroft/events/
     

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