Anglo-American rivalry in the Middle East: Caabu event with James Barr, author of bestsellers A Line in the Sand and Lords of the Desert

19 Nov 2018 18:30 - 20:00
Committee Room 5, House of Commons,
Westminster, London

Caabu would like to invite you to a talk with leading author James Barr, as he speaks about the history of Anglo-American rivalry in the Middle East during the period of transition from British Empire to American dominance. 


When: Monday 19 November 2018, 18:30

Where:  Committee Room 5, House of Commons (please allow at least 30 minutes to clear security). Click here for directions. Cromwell Green entrance is marked 8 on the map. The closest tube is Westminster.

Chair:Rt Hon David Jones MP

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About the speaker:

James Barris a visiting fellow at King's College London and the author of A Line In The Sand andLords of the Desert.  Before that he had worked in politics, at the Daily Telegraph, in the City, and at the British Embassy in Paris. 

You can watch a video of him discussing A Line in the Sand here.

You can also read reviews of Lords of the Desert in the Guardian, the Times, and in the Spectator.

He Tweets @James_Barr.