We did not agree on everything, but we enjoyed a thought provoking discussion on many topics, including United States involvement in Syria, U.S.-Israel relations, and Iran. I am grateful to Leon Panetta and the Panetta Institute for bringing us together to discuss these important issues, and I hope you will take time to watch online at the Panetta Institute’s website at: http://www.panettainstitute.org/programs/lecture-series/webcast-video-archive/2013-gridlock-or-action/middle-east-turmoil-chaos-or-reform/.
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Senator Lugar Participates in a Panel Discussion on the Middle East at the Panetta Institute
Last week I participated in a panel discussion hosted by the Panetta Institute for Public Policy in Monterey, California. The topic of the discussion was, “Middle East Turmoil: Chaos or Reform?”, and I was joined onstage by Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, Former Senator Joe Lieberman, and Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak.