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U.S. Policy on Egypt’s Transition

June 5, 2012, 12:00pm ET - 2:00pm ET

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As Egypt heads into the second round of its presidential elections later in June, the country remains in the midst of a number of political, security, and economic transitions. How should the United States adapt its policies in light of the major changes Egypt is experiencing?

Please join the Center for American Progress for a program on Tuesday, June 5, from noon to 2 p.m. to discuss the full range of security, political, diplomatic, and economic challenges linked to Egypt’s transitions. The first part of the program will include an in-depth discussion with Ambassador Frank Wisner, former U.S. ambassador to Egypt. The second panel will discuss the economic and security policy challenges in Egypt along with two policy papers the Center for American Progress is releasing on Egypt.

Panel One:
Discussion on U.S.-Egypt Relations with Ambassador Frank Wisner

Introduction:
Rudy deLeon, Senior Vice President of National Security and International Policy, Center for American Progress

Panelists:
Ambassador Frank Wisner
Brian Katulis, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress

Panel Two:
Responding to Egypt’s Political, Economic, and Security Transitions

Panelists:
Tamara Cofman Wittes, Senior Fellow and Director of the Saban Center for Middle East Policy, Brookings Institution
Sabina Dewan, Director of Globalization and International Employment, Center for American Progress
Brian Katulis, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress

Moderator:
James Traub, author and columnist

A light lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m.

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Location

Center for American Progress
1333 H St. NW, 10th Floor
Washington, DC20005

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