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Post-American Iraq

24 March 2010 - 09:30 to 18:00

Chatham House, London


Dr Raad Alkadiri, PFC Energy
Dr Ghassan Attiyah, Iraq Foundation for Development and Democracy
Dr Toby Dodge, Queen Mary University
Dr Faleh Jabar, Iraq Institute of Strategic Studies
Dr Sajjad Rizvi, University of Exeter
Rachel Schneller, Council on Foreign Relations
Professor Gareth Stansfield, University of Exeter and Associate Fellow, Chatham House
Professor Stefan Wolff, University of Nottingham



2010 is set to be a significant year for Iraq. The implementation of the Status of Forces Agreement will mean the return of full sovereignty to the Iraqi state while the parliamentary election in March will affect the course of domestic politics. The indications are that there will be significant changes in the make-up of the legislature and the executive components of the state. Other issues will also be developing, including the negotiations over the hydrocarbons law, the relationship between Baghdad and the Kurdistan Region, and the structure of Iraq's security services.

At this special Chatham House conference, leading international experts will present cutting edge analysis of Iraqi politics in its early 'Post-American' phase. Specialists from Iraq, the US and Europe will examine the past and future of the US relationship with Iraq as well as some of the major political issues facing the country.

This event will be held on the record.

This is a fee-paying conference. Participation costs £195 +VAT per person. A concessionary rate for non-profit organizations may be available on application.

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