Liebich says: “…as I began the first of a series of trips to the Middle East, I discovered something curious … what I was seeing and learning in my travels generally did not correspond with what was being fed to me by U.S. media”
Sept 11, 2014
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Don Liebich (Hailey, ID)
Author, Fault Lines: A Layman’s Guide to Understanding America’s Role in the Ever-Changing Middle East
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WHY YOU’RE BOOKING HIM
- Has spent many years traveling to and in the Middle East
- Ability to summarize, simplify, communicate complex policies/history
- Conducts seminars, teaches courses on Islam, Christian fundamentalism, Iran and U.S. Middle East foreign policy
- Neither politician nor pundit, but a credentialed, unbiased and unaffiliated expert
- In his travels, Liebich has met with ordinary citizens, though leaders and political leaders, both those in power and opposition leaders. As a private citizen and citizen diplomat, he has traveled to Iran to meet with groups such as Hamas and Hezbollah that State Dept. officials cannot meet with, as they are classified as terrorist organizations or state supporters of terrorist groups. This access has afforded him a unique understanding of U.S. policy.
- Unique first-hand perspective of the impact of US policy on ordinary citizens throughout the Middle East.
- American foreign policy in the Middle East
- Christian fundamentalism
- Human rights
Don Liebich is a native of New York and a graduate of the University of Rochester and the Harvard Business School PMD program. He spent his career with the U.S. Navy Nuclear Submarine service and Sysco Corp. After retiring from Sysco Corp, he engaged in numerous consulting projects in various countries including Russia, Poland, Czech Republic, Ukraine, Indonesia and Venezuela. He has traveled extensively to the Middle East and has been involved with economic development, citizen diplomacy and human rights projects in Jordan, Israel/Palestine including the West Bank, UAE and Iran.
MORE ON THE BOOK
Fault Lines is written for those who are interested in what’s happening in the Middle East, know that it’s of the utmost importance, and know that that they should have a deeper understanding … but that also have a job, two kids and a dog and don’t have the time to read a 600-page tome targeted at the academic community. In the book, Liebich simplifies what many see as a very complex situation, without making it simplistic. The book will give people an informed perspective that they won’t find in the mainstream media.