Kroc Institute’s Cortright to speak on U.S. withdrawal from Iraq in C-SPAN discussion

Author: Michael O. Garvey


David Cortright, research fellow at the University of Notre Dame’s Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, will take part in a televised panel discussion entitledHome by Christmas? Strategies for Near-term Exit fromIraqto be aired live on C-SPAN One at10:30 a.m.Tuesday (Feb. 22).

Originating from the Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill inWashington,D.C., the program will include scholars and policymakers who have studied options for the “near-term” withdrawal ofU.S.forces fromIraq, where American-led military operations will soon begin their third year.

Joining Cortright on the panel will be Carl Conetta, co-director of the Project on Defense Alternatives; James K. Galbraith, professor of public affairs in the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas; and Charles V. Peña, director ofDefense Policy Studies at the Cato Institute.

The program is sponsored by the Security Policy Working Group.

* Contact: * David Cortright at 574-298-8584

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