Foreign Policy Experts to Discuss the Emerging Conflict in Iraq

WASHINGTON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) is convening an event about the regional implications of the emerging conflict in Iraq this Tuesday, June 17 from 12:00-1:00PM in Washington.

Dr. Henri Barkey, Bernard L. and Bertha F. Cohen Professor, Lehigh University; Amb. Eric Edelman, Former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy; and John Hannah Former Assistant for National Security Affairs to the Vice President, will discuss the regional implications of the emerging conflict in Iraq, how it will impact regional players, and what U.S. interests and policy options might be.

Press interested in attending should register here. The panelists will take questions following the discussion. Photographs and video footage from the panel are available for media use upon request following the event.

WHO:
Panel discussion featuring:

Dr. Henri Barkey
Bernard L. and Bertha F. Cohen Professor, Lehigh University
Member, BPC Turkey Initiative

Ambassador Eric Edelman
Former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy
Co-Chair, BPC Turkey Initiative

John Hannah
Former Assistant for National Security Affairs to the Vice President
Member, BPC Turkey Initiative

Moderated by:
James Oliphant
White House Correspondent, National Journal 

WHAT:
ISIS Rising, Middle East Crumbling?: Regional Implications of Iraqi Instability

WHEN:
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
12:00PM-1:00PM
Lunch available at 11:30AM 

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WHERE:
Bipartisan Policy Center
1225 Eye Street NW
Suite 1000, 10th floor
Washington, DC 20005 

About the Bipartisan Policy Center
Founded in 2007 by former Senate Majority Leaders Howard Baker, Tom Daschle, Bob Dole and George Mitchell, the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) is a non-profit organization that drives principled solutions through rigorous analysis, reasoned negotiation and respectful dialogue. With projects in multiple issue areas, BPC combines politically balanced policymaking with strong, proactive advocacy and outreach. For more information, please visit www.bipartisanpolicy.org.

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