Iraq: The Way Forward - Assessing Iraqization
12:00-12:30 p.m. Lunch Reception
12:30-1:30 p.m. Meeting
Three years after the beginning of U.S. military action in Iraq, Stephen Biddle will discuss iraqization and examine its potential perils.
This meeting is a guest event.
Les Gelb writes, "the Obama team, on a private basis, has to help the military and the moderates frame a viable plan and process for establishing democracy in Egypt, and start implementing it as soon as possible."
Growing splits between Islamists and secularists in Egypt augur a sustained period of confrontation and unrest, says expert Jon B. Alterman.