Libya Today will be the subject of the February meeting of the Maine Chapter of the Association for Intelligence Officers with guest Dr. Ali Ahmida, Chairman of the Sociology Department of the University of New England.
Dr. Ahmida will speak about the geographical and tribal divisions of Libya, the eventual outcome of the “Arab Spring”, and the relationship of Libya’s government to the extremist groups which have entered the country.
Dr. Ahmida was born in Waddan, Libya, and received his education at Cairo University in Egypt and the University of Washington in Seattle. He has authored numerous books and articles including The Making of Modern Libya, which was published in 2009.
The meeting will be held Saturday, February 16, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. at the Brick Store Museum Program Center, 2 Dane Street in Kennebunk and is open to the public.
For information call 207-967-4298.