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Historians available to discuss the possible impact of Osama bin Laden's death

Professors H.W. Brands and Yoav Di-Capua included in list of experts from The University of Texas that are available to talk about the killing of bin Laden and its implications for the region, national security and the Obama administration.

Posted: May 2, 2011
Professors H.W. Brands and Yoav Di-Capua

Professors H.W. Brands and Yoav Di-Capua

Professors H.W. Brands and Yoav Di-Capua are experts in domestic politics and the Middle East respectively.

The impact on domestic politics

H.W. Brands
Professor, Department of History

A renowned presidential scholar and historian of U.S. foreign relations, Brands has written more than 20 books on such topics as Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin Roosevelt, and U.S. policy in the Cold War and after. He is available to discuss various matters related to the death of bin Laden, including President Obama's stance on the war on terror and his recent address to the nation.

The impact and reaction in the Middle East

Yoav Di-Capua
Assistant Professor, Department of History
512- 965-8142 (cell)
512-475-7259 (office)

Di-Capua researches Arab intellectual history, including modernism and the rejection of modernism in 20th-century Arab thought. He is available to discuss the impact and reception of bin Laden's death in the Arab world and Israel.

For a complete list of faculty available from The University of Texas, read the rest of this story...

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