Steven L. Spiegel, an educator and author, is to discuss the prospects for peace in the Middle East at the next meeting of the Baltimore Council on Foreign Affairs, at 6 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Omni International Hotel, 101 W. Fayette St.
Spiegel teaches political science at the University of California at Los Angeles. He is the author of books and articles on the Middle East, including "The Other Arab-Israeli-Conflict: Making America's Middle East Policy, from Truman to Reagan," which won the 1986 National Jewish Book Award.
The public is invited to attend the meeting and to join the council. For more information, call 727-2150.