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Former Minister of Commerce For Iraq To Speak at BTAC

Captain Dan Rice, Airborne-Ranger Will Share His Experience Rebuilding Iraq's Commercial Infrastructure

16 February 2006

New York, NY — The Business Threat Awareness Council will hold a breakfast meeting with special guest speaker, Captain Dan Rice on Tuesday Feb 28, 2006 at 9:00 AM in midtown Manhattan.

Captain Rice has just returned from serving 16 months as acting Minister of Commerce for northern Iraq.

His topic will center on the economy as the basis for national security, and he will share some of his recent experiences counting Saddam's millions and surviving an IED blast.

Captain Rice holds a BS in National Security studies from West Point, and an MBA from Kellogg. He is an Airborne-Ranger and in civilian life, a Vice President of US Trust Company in NYC. His blogsite from Iraq has some great pictures:

There is no charge for this event; however space is limited so you must RSVP by email to BTAC President, George Karshner at:

He will reply with meeting location details.

The Business Threat Awareness Council is a voluntary group of professionals from the private and public sectors whose main goals are to improve threat awareness, promote best practices in threat management and business counterintelligence, and to disseminate this information to American businesses.

BTAC is a non-partisan and non-commercial organization. BTAC meetings are forums to exchange ideas, alert others to new and existing threats, and to meet like-minded professionals for the purpose of strengthening the infrastructure of America's commerce. For further information about BTAC and council events please visit

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