The Middle East Institute is pleased to welcome Amb. Thomas Pickering, Col. Philip Dermer, and Geoffrey Aronson for a discussion of their new report entitled "U.S. Policy in a Time of Transition: Ending Occupation, Enhancing Israel's Security, Realizing Palestinian Sovereignty." This report is the product of an independent study group chaired by Ambassador Pickering. Principal authors Geoffrey Aronson and Col.
In the wake of Pakistan's recently concluded elections, this panel will offer insight and analysis into what the results are likely to mean for the future of the country and region. The speakers will reflect on the possible composition of a new government and the implications of the election for the future of Pakistan's democratic system. In addition to the election's domestic ramifications, the panelists will also address the possible effects of the elections for the United States and American foreign policy.