10:00 am EST - 11:30 am EST

Past Event

On to Baghdad: What Will Coalition Forces Face Next?

Tuesday, March 25, 2003

10:00 am - 11:30 am EST

Brookings Institution
Saul Room/Zilkha Lounge

1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC

Coalition forces are facing a growing list of challenges in this first phase of the war in Iraq as they push toward Baghdad, including ambushes by Iraqi troops, a rising number of casualties, and the first American prisoners of war.

A panel of Brookings experts will assess the military campaign so far, what’s likely to happen when coalition forces reach Baghdad, the situation on the northern front, and foreign press coverage of the conflict.