Algeria and the Global War on Terror: A Conversation with Mohammed Bedjaoui
Located at the crossroads of Southern Europe, the Middle East, and Sub-Saharan Africa, Algeria has risen in prominence as an integral player in the global war on terror through its inclusion in the newly negotiated Trans-Sahara Counterterrorism Initiative. Join visiting Foreign Minister Mohammed Bedjaoui in a discussion on these and other U.S.-Algeria bilateral counterterrorism initiatives currently being negotiated during his visit with Secretary Rice in Washington.
8:00 - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast Reception
8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Meeting
**Please note special location**
Algeria’s foreign minister discusses his nation’s bilateral, regional, and international roles, with a particular emphasis on Algerian-American ties and cooperation in the global war on terrorism.
Listen to Algeria's Foreign Minister Mohammed Bedjaoui discuss Algerian-American ties and his country's cooperation in the global war on terrorism.
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