The End of Dual Containment:
Iraq, Iran, and Smart Sanctions

Policy Review Workshop
June 3-5, 2000, Washington, DC

Agenda

Welcoming Remarks
Carolyn Brown, The Library of Congress

Moderator
Chas. Freeman, The Middle East Policy Council

Panel 1
Kenneth Katzman, Congressional Research Service
Richard Murphy, Council on Foreign Relations
Fraser Cameron, Delegation of the European Commission

Moderator
Mary Jane Deeb, The Library of Congress

Panel 2
Robert Litwak, The Woodrow Wilson Center
Gary Sick, Columbia University
Thomas Stauffer, International Energy Consultant

Given the changing geopolitical environment, how can overall US interests best be furthered in dealing with Iraq and Iran? Is a more differentiated policy approach appropriate? Are US sanctions appropriate in both cases? If so, what would be the objectives and likely results of smarter sanctions?