Ambassador Fraker served as US Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from April 2007 to April 2009, spanning both the George W. Bush and Barack H. Obama administrations. He has over 35 years of experience in banking, finance and investments in the Middle East. Ambassador Fraker is currently a Senior Advisor for the Middle East to Bank of America Merrill Lynch and he also serves as President of the Middle East Policy Council in Washington, DC.
Ambassador Fraker will discuss the Gulf states’ response to the ISIL threat and – based on his unique experience and knowledge – will address student questions regarding current policy in the region.
All students are invited to attend this important event.