10:00 am EDT - 11:00 am EDT

Past Event

Former U.S. Ambassador Martin Indyk and Other Brookings Institution Experts Review Situation in the Middle East on the Eve of Secretary Powell’s Mission

Thursday, April 11, 2002

10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT

The Brookings Institution
Falk Auditorium

1775 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC

As Secretary of State Colin Powell arrives in the Middle East, the Brookings Institution will present a press briefing to assess:

  • Powell’s objectives and prospects for success
  • The goals and strategies of Israel, the Palestinians, and other countries in the region
  • Why President Bush decided to launch this initiative at this time
  • How the current situation will affect America’s counter-terrorism strategy