Fort Hays State University's Department of Philosophy will host a public forum "Civil Discussions of Controversial Issues" from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 27, in the Hays Public Library gallery.
The forum will showcase guest speaker Walt Schrepel, who will discuss the case study, "The Battle of Jenin: Ethics in Counter-Terrorism" and what the contemporary problems are in complying with the "law of war."
Schrepel spent 20 years as an infantry officer and currently works as a training analyst for Operations Group Contemporary Operational Environment. He earned his bachelor's degree and master's degree in philosophy and adult education from the United States Military Academy.
The forum is free and open to the public. For more information contact Jodie Wear-Leiker at (785) 628-4249.