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An evening with the Independent's Patrick Cockburn

In conversation with Charles Glass

Middle East correspondent for the Independent, Patrick Cockburn talks about the chaos in Iraq after the US/British invasion and gives an eye-witness account of a country in meltdown


In conversation with Charles Glass

Middle East correspondent for the Independent, Patrick Cockburn talks about the chaos in Iraq after the US/British invasion and gives an eye-witness account of a country in meltdown.

Patrick Cockburn is a well-known expert on Iraq, and has been visiting the country since 1978. He was also one of the few journalists to remain in Baghdad during the first Gulf War.

He was awarded the 2005 Martha Gellhorn prize for war reporting. He is the author of The Occupation: War and Resistance in Iraq, a book about Iraq after the 2003 occupation. His other book on Iraq, Out of the Ashes: The Resurrection of Saddam Hussein, was co-written with his brother Andrew Cockburn.

Charles Glass has been a freelance writer and broadcaster since 1973. He has covered wars in Eritrea, Rhodesia, Somalia, Iraq and Bosnia-Herzegovina. He is the author of Tribes with Flags and Money for Old Rope, The Tribes Triumphant and most recently The Northern Front.


Speaker(s):

Independent's Middle East Corr Patrick Cockburn | talks
Journalist Charles Glass | talks | www

 

Date and Time:

12 October 2006 at 7:30 pm

Duration:

1 hour 30 minutes

 

Venue:

The Frontline Club
13 Norfolk Place
London
W2 1QJ
020 7479 8950
http://www.frontlineclub.com

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Tickets:

£5

Available from:

events@frontlineclub.com

Additional Information:

www.frontlineclub.com

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