The full transcript of the panel "After the Fire: Shaping the U.S. Relationship with Iraq" from the June 11, 2009, conference is available here.
Panelists include (reflects speaking order):
Thomas E. Ricks
Senior Fellow, Center for a New American Security
Dr. John A. Nagl
President, Center for a New American Security
General John (Jack) Keane, USA (Ret.)
Senior Managing Director and Co-founder, Keane Advisors, LLC
Staff Writer, The New Yorker
Next Generation Fellow, The Washington Institute for Near East Policy
Ambassador Samir Sumaida'ie
Ambassador of Iraq to the United States of America.
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