Iraq: The Perspective After Five Years
Recorded on October 23, 2008
Location: The Heritage Foundation's Lehrman Auditorium
From May to December 2003, Ambassador Tom C. Korologos served as
a Senior Counselor to Ambassador L. Paul Bremer, Administrator,
Office of Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA) in Baghdad and in
the Defense Department, Washington, DC. During his tour,
Ambassador Korologos was responsible for all CPA Congressional
affairs and played a key role in passage of the President's Iraq
reconstruction budget request. From July 2004 through
February 2007, he served as the 29th United States Ambassador to
the Kingdom of Belgium.
Ambassador Korologos has had a wide and varied Washington
experience. He has served as a senior staff member in the
U.S. Congress, as an assistant to two Presidents in the White
House, as well as being a prominent businessman. In addition,
he was a long-time member of the U.S. Advisory Commission on Public
Diplomacy and a charter member of the Broadcasting Board of
Governors that has jurisdiction over all non-military U.S.
Government radio and TV broadcasting overseas. Early in his
career Ambassador Korologos was a journalist with the New York
Herald Tribune, the Long Island Press, the Salt
Lake Tribune and the Associated Press.
Join us as Ambassador Korologos draws upon his personal
experience in Iraq, not only to provide a candid assessment of
current affairs, but also to examine key intelligence and public
diplomacy endeavors needed for the future.