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Feb 24

India and Pakistan: On the Eve of President Bush's Historic Visit

Location: The Heritage Foundation's Lehrman Auditorium

Within a matter of days, President Bush will make his first official visit to India and Pakistan. On the eve of this historic journey, The Heritage Foundation has asked several distinguished guests to review, assess and critique the issues of importance to America's strategic relationship with both of these nations.

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More About the Speakers


Edwin J. Feulner, Ph.D.
The Heritage Foundation

Keynote Remarks

The Hon. Josette Shiner
Under Secretary of State for
Economic, Business & Agricultural Affairs

Panel I - Trade and Economics

Daniella Markheim
Senior Policy Analyst,
Center for Data Analysis,
The Heritage Foundation

Rick Rossow
U.S. - India Business Council

Esperanza Gomez
Executive Director,
U.S.-Pakistan Business Council

Panel II - India, Pakistan and the U.S.: The Strategic Relationship

Veena Siddharth
Advocacy Director,
Human Rights Watch

Stephen Cohen
Senior Fellow,
The Brookings Institution

Col. David Smith (Ret.)
Former Defense Attaché to Pakistan

Lunch Address

William Cohen
Former Secretary of Defense

Panel III - Next Steps

Peter Ahlf
Science Division,
External Relations,

James George Jatras
Venable LLP

Baker Spring
F.M. Kirby Research Fellow in
National Security Policy,
The Heritage Foundation

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Dana Robert Dillon Dana Robert Dillon

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