Jean-Marie Guéhenno, Director of the Center for International Conflict Resolution and Arnold A. Saltzman Professor of Professional Practice in International and Public Affairs, was a featured guest on Al-Jazeera English’s television program Empire. The show, “Iraq to Mali: The Changing Calculus of War”, discusses Western countries’ intervention in the Middle East and North Africa over the last decade. Dr. Guéhenno, who served under Kofi Annan in the UN peacekeeping mission in Syria and as Under-Secretary-General of Peacekeeping Operations from 2000 to 2008, adds a wealth of experience to the program, which also includes John Nagl, co-author of the Marine Corps counterinsurgency manual, Amb. Barbara Bodine, former US Ambassador to Yemen, and Christopher Hedges, who served as the New York Times‘ Middle East bureau chief.
The program will air on Al-Jazeera English’s channel (available to NYC Time Warner Cable customers on channel 92) Monday evening at 8:00 and Wednesday morning at 1:00 EST. The entirety of the show is also available at AJE’s website.