Iraq: The Way Forward--A Conversation with Senators Reed and Warner

Monday, May 15, 2006
John William Warner
Member, U.S. Senate (R-VA)
Jack Reed
Member, U.S. Senate (D-RI)
Alton Frye
Presidential Senior Fellow Emeritus, Council on Foreign Relations

When Senator Reed recently cosponsored a measure that threatens the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq if specific political criteria are not met, Senator Warner, Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, quickly opposed the measure. Join the senators in a lively bipartisan discussion that will examine the way forward in Iraq and in the region.

6:00 - 6:30 p.m. Reception
6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Meeting

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