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University of Nebraska Public Policy Center

U.S. Foreign Policy Towards the Middle East and World: Featuring Congressman Brad Ashford

Thursday, April 7, 2016
2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Centennial Room, City Campus Union

Rep. AshfordCongressman Brad Ashford spoke about U.S. foreign policy on Thursday, April 7, 2016. From his position on the House Armed Services Committee, Congressman Ashford discussed, among other issues, the current geopolitical state of the Mideast. The Congressman’s remarks come from first-hand knowledge of the region and face-to-face meetings with leaders of several Mideast countries. Rep. Ashford has visited the area three times since he was sworn in to Congress in January, 2015.

Congressman Brad Ashford represents Nebraska’s 2nd Congressional District. He serves on the House Armed Services Committee as well as the House Agriculture Committee. He previously served in the Nebraska Legislature for 16 years. Congressman Ashford is a graduate of Colgate University and Creighton University School of Law.


Co-sponsors included:

Association of Students of the University of Nebraska
UNL Center for Civic Engagement
UNL College of Arts and Sciences
UNL Department of Political Science

For more information, please contact Tarik Abdel-Monem at or (402) 472-3147

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Ashford with PPC staff