Editor/reporters looking for
a local/regional person who will be voting in the upcoming Iraq
elections are advised thatDr. Abbass Alkhafaji, professor
in Slippery Rock University’s School of
Business,will be among his family members
traveling to Michigan on Saturday [Jan. 30] to cast his
The round trip will cover
nearly 600 miles from his New Castle home to the polling
Dr. Alkhafaji holds dual
citizenship in the U.S. and Iraq, and is thus permitted to vote.
Earlier this month, he traveled to the polling place to register.
Dr. Alkhafaji, who frequently returns to the Mid-East (but not
Iraq) as a lecturer and researcher, has been an outspoken critic of
Saddam Hussein and his leadership of Iraq.
To reach Dr. Alkhafaji, call
his office direct at 724-738-2588 (or contact
Schwab -- PN, PgN, WPN, PR, PT