Iraq +10 Conference - Iraq: Looking Forward

10:00 am on Thursday, April 18, 2013
2:00 pm on Thursday, April 18, 2013
Contact Name:
Michael Carroll
The Institute for Iraqi Studies is pleased to present a two-day conference focusing on the future of Iraq on the tenth anniversary of the American invasion in Iraq in 2003. The conference will feature presentations and an opportunity for discussion. Keynote Address: 10:15 a.m. H.E. Dr. ‘Adil Abdul Mahdi, “Looking to the Future” Panel 1 - Regional Issues: Professor ‘Ail Banuazizi (Boston College), Moderator 11:30 a.m. Ambassador Charles Dunbar (Boston U.), “The U.S. and the Gulf Region” 11:45 a.m. Professor Matteo Legrenzi (Ca' Foscari University) , “The Gulf Security System and Iraq” 12:00 a.m. Discussion Panel 2 - State-Society Questions: Meghan O’Sullivan (Harvard U.), Moderator 12:30 p.m. H.E. Abdul Latif Rasheed, The Kurds of Iraq 12:45 p.m. Discussion Panel 3 - Bi-lateral Dimensions: Professor Gareth Stansfield, Moderator 1:00 p.m. Ambassador Dan Serwer, SAIS, “Iraqi-U.S. Relations” 1:15 p.m. Ambassador Robert Loftis, USIP, “Lessons of the U.S.-Iraq SOFA Negotiations” General Discussion: Professor Eric Davis, Moderator 1:30 p.m. Comments and Concluding Comments 2:00 p.m. Concludes