Press Release

ADVISORY: Supporting a Diplomatic Surge in Iraq

Please join the Center for American Progress for a special presentation:

Iraq: Examining the Diplomatic and Political Tools to Achieve Progress and Stability

Featured Panelists:

Christopher A. Kojm, Professor at the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University and former Senior Advisor to the Iraq Study Group and Deputy Director of the 9-11 Commission Carlos Pascual, Vice President and Director of Foreign Policy at the Brookings Institution and former Coordinator for Reconstruction and Stabilization, United States Department of State

Discussion Moderated by:

Mara Rudman, Senior Fellow, Advisor to Middle East Progress, Center for American Progress

On April 22, U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will participate in an international conference in Kuwait to advance efforts to provide Iraq with economic, political, and diplomatic support. On the eve of this conference, Middle East Progress at the Center for American Progress will host a panel discussion examining the full range of diplomatic and political tools available to achieve progress in Iraq. The panelists will offer analysis on recent regional and international diplomatic efforts to support Iraq and determine what more can and should be done to achieve a "diplomatic surge" in the country.

Monday, April 21, 2008 Program: 12:00pm to 1:30pm Admission is free.

A light lunch will be served at 11:30 am.

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