Potomac Institute hosted a panel of experts to discuss International Cooperation in Combating Terrorism.  Considered as context, as the UN General Assembly is convening for its 68th session, combating terrorism is a key agenda item.  The current status and future oulook of security cooperation in light of the Kenya attack implications were discussed. 

CEO and Chairman Michael Swetnam offered opening remarks, and Prof. Yonah Alexander (Director, Inter-University Center for Terrorism Studies and Senior Fellow, Potomac Institute) moderated the discussion.  Speakers included:

- Ambassador Mohammed Alhussaini Alsharif, Ambassador of the League of Arab States to the United States.

- Ambassador Al Maamoun Baba Lamine Keita, Ambassador of the Republic of Mali to the United States.

- Hon. Simonas Satunas, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Lithuania.  Lithuania is currently holding the Presidency of the European Union.

Prof. Down Wallace, Jr., Chairman, International Law Institute, offered closing remarks.



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