US Army Lieutenant Colonel (ret.) Sargis Sangari grew up in Iran of an ethnic Assyrian family. Sargis is CEO of The Near East Center for Strategic Engagement LLC and had six years of continuous combat deployment in the Mid East-conducted 144 combat patrols, 22 Special Forces missions and survived 7 IED attacks. Col. Sargis Sangari has a deep skill set in Mid east languages and cultures and understands the plight of Assyrian and other Christians in the Mid East and now uses his 20 year military experience to help Assyrian Christians in their struggle against ISIS
Interview of US Army Lieutenant Colonel (ret.) Sargis Sangari with Host James Lowe
About the Author: Sargis Sangari
Lieutenant Colonel Sargis Sangari was born and raised in Rezaiyeh (Urmia), Iran. He immigrated to the United States in 1980 at age ten after the Iranian Revolution. LTC Sangari received a two-year Reserve Officer Training Corps scholarship and began his Army service in 1994 after graduating from DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois, earning a Bachelors of Science in Political Science and receiving a commission in the Infantry.