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Lecture Wednesday to focus on aid to Iraq

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PROVO — "From Bullets to Ballots: U.S. Economic Assistance to Iraq" will be the topic of a lecture by a member of the United States Agency for International Development.

The presentation by Susan Merrill will be at noon Wednesday in Room 238 of the Herald R. Clark Building at Brigham Young University.

Merrill is a post-conflict transition expert with more than 25 years of experience directing programs for USAID in Latin America, Asia and Africa.

Before her recent assignment in Iraq, she was the agency's representative to the Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute at the U.S. Army War College, developing Middle East peace-building policies for the Army.