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Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow Stan Sloan Speaks About War on Terrorism

September 20, 2002

[ Stan Sloan Photo ] DELAWARE, OHIO -- Stan Sloan, the Ohio Wesleyan Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow, will speak at OWU on Tuesday, Sept. 24, at 7:30 p.m. in the Benes Room of the Hamilton-Williams Campus Center. Sloan will address "A New American Empire?: The U.S. and the War on Terrorism" as part of the University's Sagan National Colloquium public affairs series.

Sloan is the founder and director of the Atlantic Community Initiative, a research institute aimed at strengthening the relationship between the United States and Europe, and the Visiting Scholar at the Center for International Affairs at Middlebury College. He is also president of Vienna International Consultants, a private consulting firm which provides research, analysis and other services to U.S. and European governments and other organizations.

Sloan is widely considered one of America's top experts on the role of the U.S. Congress in foreign policy. He was employed by the Congressional Research Service for 24 years, recently retiring from his position as Senior Specialist in International Security Policy. Sloan began his career in public service at the Central Intelligence Agency in 1967, serving as Deputy National Intelligence Officer for Western Europe, among other positions. In addition, Sloan served as an officer in the U.S. Air Force.

Also an author, Sloan has published numerous books, journal articles and opinion columns, including his most recent book, NATO, the European Union and the Atlantic Community: The Translatlantic Bargain Reconsidered. Sloan is a graduate of the University of Maine, Columbia's School of International Affairs and American University's School of International Service.

The Sagan National Colloquium is in its 17th year at Ohio Wesleyan. All lectures are free and open to the public. More information is available at http://snc.owu.edu or 740-368-3995.