NELSON DIRECTOR TO DISCUSS GROWING TERRORIST THREAT IN AFRICA ON DANGER ZONE

October 6, 2006

HARRISONBURG—Dr. J. Peter Pham, director of the Nelson Institute for International and Public Affairs at James Madison University, will be a guest Sunday, October 8, 2006, on Danger Zone, the groundbreaking WMAL AM 630 (Washington, D.C.) hosted by Ambassador Richard Carlson. Dr. Pham will discuss his ongoing concerns about the growing terrorist threat in Africa.

The host of the program, Ambassador Carlson, served as director of the Voice of America (VOA) for the last six years of the Cold War, the longest running director-general in the 50-year history of VOA. Carlson was President and CEO of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) for five years.  CPB is the parent organization for PBS and National Public Radio. He was also President and CEO of King World Productions Public TV of New York and LA, until the company was bought by CBS in the summer of 1999.

Co-hosting with Ambassador Carlson this Sunday will be retired U.S. Marine Corps Lieutenant-Colonel Bill Cowan, a Fox News contributor and co-founder of the WVC3 Group, a defense consulting group.

Broadcast each Sunday from 9:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m., Danger Zone features intense and lively discussions as leading figures from the worlds of intelligence, security, military and academia debate over dinner at the Palm Restaurant in downtown Washington.

Danger Zone can also be heard live on the internet.