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Release: Feb. 12, 2003

Media Advisory: UI Middle East Experts Available To Media

University of Iowa professors are available to respond to media queries regarding increasing tensions in the Middle East, including the possibility of a U.S. war with Iraq. University News Services has published a list of available experts on its Web site http://www.uiowa.edu/~ournews (click on the "Middle East Experts" graphic in the right hand column.)

Experts are available on a wide variety of topics including: chemical and biological attacks, international law, potential illness and exposures among military personnel, psychological effects of war, public support for war, religion and politics in the Middle East, and U.S. foreign policy.

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa News Services, 300 Plaza Centre One, Suite 371, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-2500.

CONTACT(S): Media -- Mary Geraghty Kenyon, 319-384-0011, mary-kenyon@uiowa.edu.