Bar News - February 23, 2007
The Way Forward In (or Out of) Iraq
NH Bar member Phillip J. Walker will speak on “The Way Forward In (or Out of) Iraq” during the World Affairs Council Headline Luncheon in New London on Monday, Feb. 26 from 12-2 p.m. at the Flying Goose Beer Pub and Four Corners Grill, Exit 11, Rt. 89.
Walker is an international consultant on Middle Eastern affairs and has extensive experience working in Iraq. He has served as the director of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and has worked with the USAID-funded Democracy Project in the Palestinian Authority. He traveled to Baghdad in 2003 as part of the team assessing prospects for elections. Walker also worked with other justice professionals on the Iraqi constitution.
In addition, he has served in the United States Information Agency (USIA), which is an independent foreign affairs agency within the executive branch of the U.S. government. USIA explains and supports American foreign policy and attempts to promote mutual understanding between the United States and other nations by conducting educational and cultural activities. Walker was also in the diplomatic service for many years before becoming an attorney.
An article about Walker’s efforts in the Middle East appeared in the May 2006 issue of Bar News and may be read on the Bar’s Web site, www.nhbar.org, under Publications.
For more details about this event, call Mary Heslin at 603-314-7970 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.