The Catholic University of America

Sept. 10, 2007

CUA Expert on Iraq Available to Discuss Gen. David Petraeus' Testimony

An expert at The Catholic University of America is available to discuss Army Gen. David Petraeus' testimony on Iraq to Congress beginning Monday, Sept. 10. For assistance in reaching a source, contact Katie Lee or Mary McCarthy at 202-319-5600.

  • U.S. NATIONAL SECURITY POLICY - Wallace Thies, professor of politics, specializes in U.S. national security policy, with an interest in terrorism. He is available to discuss connections between the war on terrorism, the unrest in Iraq and the potential for greater terrorist activity here and abroad as a result of both. He is the author of two books - one on the conduct of the Vietnam War and the other on NATO - as well as about 20 articles on various topics related to military strategy and national security issues.

    Thies can be reached at 301-774-1264 (home) or 202-319-6230 (office) or by e-mail:

To search for other CUA faculty who serve as experts for the media, visit the online Faculty Experts Guide at: or contact the Office of Public Affairs for more assistance at 202-319-5600.