9:30 am EDT - 11:00 am EDT

Past Event

Countering Terrorism: Developments at Home and Abroad

Friday, October 19, 2001

9:30 am - 11:00 am EDT

The Brookings Institution
Falk Auditorium

1775 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC

In an on-going series of press briefings on America’s campaign against terrorism, Brookings scholars will discuss the role of information warfare and the consequences of military operations in Afghanistan for South Asia. At this briefing, Brookings will release a survey comparing public attitudes toward the government and presidential appointees before and after the September 11 attack. Topics to be discussed, among others, include:

Are U.S. military operations in Afghanistan fueling anti-American sentiment in Pakistan?
What have been the results of Secretary Colin Powell’s trip to Pakistan and India?
What role is information warfare playing in U.S. efforts to counter terrorism and bin Laden’s inflammatory statements?
How successful are U.S. efforts to split the Taliban from the Afghan people?
How have the public’s attitudes toward the government and presidential appointees changed since the terrorist attack?
Brookings experts will make brief presentations and answer questions. Participants in this press briefing will include: