Welcome to A Life Engaged at Milwaukee Catholic Home, where we believe an engaged life is a full life! Check out our calendar to see the variety of events taking place this month. We are happy to be gradually opening up with caution and safety protocols in place. Masks are required for all in-person events. Please check the website prior to coming to remain aware of any changes in protocol. Thank you!
Dr. Crain Presents: The United States and the Modern Middle East
December 8 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PMFree
Join us for this 6-part series: The United States and the Modern Middle East. Program dates are November 3, 10, 17, and December 1, 8, 15. Presented By: Dr. Tim Crain
About the Presenter
Dr. Tim Crain holds a BA in philosophy, history and political science, and MA in British and Modern European history, both from Marquette University, and a Ph. D. with specializations in Modern Jewish, Modern Europe and Modern Middle East history from Arizona State University. A noted public speaker, Crain delivers over one hundred lectures nationally each year.
December 8: The United States and the Persian Gulf
As the United States continued hoping for stability in the troubled region of the Middle East, the situation was about to go from bad to worse, as Iraq invaded Kuwait. The American Government saw the invasion of Kuwait as a direct threat to US interests in the region. The US assembled a large coalition of forces from various nations and launched into Operation Desert Storm that forced the Iraqis from Kuwait. With the expansion of terrorist organizations throughout the region including Al-Qaeda, the US soon saw itself fighting a very different war. The events of September 11, fundamentally changed US policy in the region.