Bush School Scowcroft Institute Hosts Lecture on US Response to Syrian Crisis

April 15, 2016

Thomas Scotto


On April 18, 2016, the Scowcroft Institute of International Affairs at the Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University, will host a lecture titled, “When a ‘Red Line’ Wasn’t Much of a Red Line: The Syrian Crisis and the Failure of the UK and US to Respond Decisively.” Speaking at the lecture will be Dr. Thomas Scotto, professor of government at University of Essex, UK. The event, cosponsored by the European Union Center, will take place from 12:20 p.m. to 1:20 p.m. at the George Bush Presidential Library.

Dr. Scotto is professor and director of education at University of Essex where he researches public opinion on foreign policy and international affairs. His main research project, supported by the Economic and Social Research Council, seeks to understand and measure citizen foreign policy attitudes across six western democracies.

The event is open to the public, but reservations are recommended. To register for the event, visit

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