CONTACT: MARY GERAGHTY
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0011; fax (319) 384-0024
The following University of Iowa professors are available to speak about
the unfolding events and increasing tension between the U.S. and Iraq:
Burns Weston, professor of law, 338-3851, can speak about the role of
the United Nations in mediating the potential crisis.
Jim Lindsay, professor of political science, 335-2341, can speak about
U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East and in Iraq.
Gerald Sorokin, professor of political science, is on leave at Tel Aviv
University and can speak on the political climate and the current state
of affairs in the countries in and around Iraq. He also can speak about
international relations and the resolution of international conflicts.
Sorokin is available by telephone and email. To account for the time difference,
he says the best place to reach him is at home, 972-9-771-6636 from 11
a.m.-3 p.m. Central Time (that's 7 p.m.-11 p.m. in Tel Aviv.) To conduct
an email interview or arrange a specific time for a telephone interview,
Sorokin's email address is email@example.com