Join the CELL® and The Denver Post on July 22nd as they host a panel discussion on the rise of ISIL, the instability in the Middle East, and the implications to U.S. domestic and foreign policy.

Date: Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: The Denver Art Museum (North Building) 100 W. 14th PKWY, Denver, CO 80204
Questions? Call 303-844-4000 x 4 or email

Featured Panelists:


Ambassador Christopher R. Hill

Amb. Hill is a distinguished diplomat and career member of the Senior Foreign Service. He is a four-time ambassador, nominated by three presidents, whose last post was as ambassador to Iraq from April 2009 to August 2010. Hill also served as a special assistant to the president and a senior director on the staff of the National Security Council.


Dr. Mary Habeck

Dr. Habeck is a visiting scholar at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and senior fellow with the Foreign Policy Research Institute. She is a former special advisor for strategic planning on the National Security Council staff. Habeck's publications include "Knowing the Enemy: Jihadist Ideology and the War on Terror" and "Attacking America: Al-Qa'ida's Grand Strategy".


Moderated By:


Greg Dobbs

A former foreign correspondent for ABC News, Mr. Dobbs covered world events including the Iranian Revolution and Hostage crisis, the Iran-Iraq War, and the civil war in Lebanon.Mr. Dobbs is the recipient of two national Emmy Awards as well as the "Distinguished Service Award" from the Society of Professional Journalists.