The Florida Veterans for Common Sense present a talk by Mel Goodman
Friday, November 1st at 7pm
The Florida Veterans for Common Sense present a talk by Mel Goodman.
American Carnage : The Wars of Donald Trump
Mel will discuss national security topics dealing with diplomacy, intelligence, and war vs. peace.
Melvin A. Goodman is a senior fellow at the Center for International Policy in Washington, DC, and an adjunct professor of international relations at Johns Hopkins University. His 42-year government career included tours at the Central Intelligence Agency, the Department of State, and the Department of Defense’s National War College, where he was a professor of international security.
Buy Your Ticket now for Mel Goodman’s talk Friday, November 1, 2019 in Sarasota
(Sponsored by FLVCS)
Tickets: $15.00 in advance on EventBrite. $20 at the door.
Tickets are available at here: https://tinyurl.com/tickets-mel-goodman
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