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An Evening with Clare Lopez


Thursday, May 23, 2013

ACT! For Canada is proud to present

An Evening with Clare Lopez, CIA (Ret.)



The Arthur Meighen Institute of Public Affairs


Thursday, May 23rd, 2013


7:30pm Sharp


Ruby Foos Hotel


7655 Decarie Blvd.

Metro stop

Namur (orange line)






Clare M. Lopez is a strategic policy and intelligence expert with a focus on national defense, Islam, Iran, and counterterrorism issues. Currently a senior fellow at the Center for Security Policy and the Clarion Fund, an associate fellow at the Arthur Meighen Institute for Public Affairs, and vice president ofthe Intelligence Summit, she formerly was a career operations officer with the Central Intelligence Agency, a professor at the Centre for Counterintelligence and Security Studies, Executive Director of the Iran Policy Committee from 2005-2006, and has served as a consultant, intelligence analyst, and researcher fora variety of defense firms. She was named a Lincoln Fellow at the Claremont Institute in 2011.

Ms. Lopez is deputy director of the U.S. Counterterrorism Advisory Team for the Mili ary Department of the South Carolina National Guard and serves as a member of the Boards of Advisors/Directors for the Center for Democracy and Human Rights in Saudi Arabia, the Clarion Fund, the Institute of World Affairs, the Intelligence Analysis and Research program at her undergraduate alma mater, Notre Dame College of Ohio, and United West. She has been a Visiting Researcher and guest lecturer on counterterrorism, national defense, and international relations at Georgetown University. Ms. Lopez is a regular contributor to print and broadcast media on subjects related to Iran and the Middle East and the co-author of two published books on Iran. She is the author of an acclaimed paper for the Center, TheRise of the Iran Lobby and co-author/editor of the Center’s Team B II study, “Shariah: The Threat to America”.

Ms. Lopez received a B.A. in Communications and French from Notre Dame College of Ohio and an M.A. in International Relations from the Maxwell School of Syracuse University. She completed Marine Corps Officer Candidate School (OCS) in Quantico, Virginia before declining a commission to join the CIA.

Ms. Clare Lopez will be in appearing in:
Toronto, May 21, 2013
Ottawa, May 22 – 23, 2013
Montreal, May 23rd, 2013

For information and sponsorship opportunities please contact:

Carol Abbey
Executive Director
The Arthur Meighen Institute for Public Affairs
Telephone: (613) 695-2176 ext. 316