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Steve Patten


Education:  University of California, Berkeley (A.B. Chemistry)

Military Captain, U.S. Marine Corps

Civilian:  CBS News and U.S. News & World Report reporter who covered wars in the Far East, the Middle East, and Central America

Currently Editor and co-owner, Lee & Grant International that reports on the Middle East and south Asia.  Instructor, business topics for adult education classes

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  السَّلامُ عَلَیکُم

Asalaamu alaykum

(Universal Muslim greeting:  “Peace be upon you.”)
Steve speaks, reads, and writes the languages of the region – Arabic, Farsi, and Pashto – and, along with Patricia Mosure,  president of Lee & Grant International, has co- authored “Learning Iraqi Arabic,” the latest of his 40 books.
“Steve was a great guest on Happy Hour.  He knows his onions, and has a gift of expression rare indeed!” Charley Freedman, KSCO radio, Santa Cruz, California on his on-air interview of Steve
From people who attended Steve’s seminars in Schaumburg, Illinois:
“Steve is the best.  He keeps me informed.  He is the best instructor I have ever had.”
“Steve Patten is excellent.” size evening dresses “So awesome!!!”
“I think this kid is going to make it if he sticks with it.”