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The Atlantic Council’s Iraq Initiative released a report by Nonresident Senior Fellow Dr. C. Anthony Pfaff that analyzes the current challenges in US-Iraq relations and presents policy recommendations.

Kirsten Fontenrose, Director, Scowcroft Middle East Security Initiative, Atlantic Council, Dr. Abbas Kadhim, Director, Iraq Initiative, Atlantic Council, and Dr. C. Anthony Pfaff, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council shared their views on the possible trajectories US-Iraq relations could take. Louisa Loveluck, Baghdad Bureau Chief, The Washington Post, moderated the discussion.


Ms. Kirsten Fontenrose
Director, Scowcroft Middle East Security Initiative
Atlantic Council

Dr. Abbas Kadhim
Director, Iraq Initiative
Atlantic Council

Dr. C. Anthony Pfaff
Nonresident Senior Fellow
Atlantic Council

Moderated by

Ms. Louisa Loveluck
Baghdad Bureau Chief
The Washington Post

Introduced by

Mr. William F. Wechsler
Director, Rafik Hariri Center & Middle East Programs
Atlantic Council