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Ex-Foreign Service Officer to Lecture on Terrorism

(Posted October 29, 2001)

HUNTINGDON, Pa. -- Terrell Arnold, a retired Senior Foreign Service Officer who served in Egypt, India, the Philippines and other countries, will talk at Juniata College on "How Should We Respond to Terrorism" at 8 p.m., Nov. 5 in Alumni Hall in the Brumbaugh Science Center on the Juniata campus.

The event is free and open to the public. The lecture is sponsored by Juniata's Department of Politics and the Juniata College Model U.N. Club.

Arnold has a broad background in counterterrorism, economic analysis and international business. In the early 1980s, he served as deputy director of the U.S. Department of State's Office of Counterterrorism and as international affairs adviser to the Commandant and chair of the Department of International Studies at the National War College in Washington, D.C.

Arnold is co-author of "Fighting Back: Winning the War Against Terrorism" and the textbook "Terrorism: The New Warfare." He is author of "The Violence Formula: Why People Lend Sympathy and Support to Terrorism." He has worked as a security and crisis management consultant for several Fortune 500 companies. He also served as a crisis management consultant for such federal agencies as the state department, the Department of Defense, the U.S Customs Service and the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

He earned a bachelor's degree in English and history from Stanford University and a master's degree in political science and economics from San Jose State University. He also is a graduate of the National War College.

Contact John Wall at wallj@juniata.edu or (814) 641-3132 for more information.