(WASHINGTON, D.C.) The Center for the Study of Statesmanship invites all interested parties to join us for “Fifteen Years After ‘Mission Accomplished’: The Iraq Invasion in Retrospect” on Wednesday, April 18, 2018.

The lecture will be given by Lawrence Wilkerson, our newly appointed Senior Visiting Fellow. Wilkerson served as Chief of Staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell from 2002 to 2005 and is currently Distinguished Adjunct Professor of Government at William & Mary College.

The event will run from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. in the Auditorium of the Columbus School of Law (3600 John McCormack Road, Washington, DC 20064) on the campus of the Catholic University of America.

MEDIA: To schedule an interview or attend this event, contact the Office of Marketing and Communications at communications@cua.edu or 202-319-5600.

ABOUT: The Catholic University of America is the national university of the Catholic Church and the only higher education institution founded by the U.S. bishops. Established in 1887 as a papally chartered graduate and research center, the University comprises 12 schools and 26 research facilities and is home to 3,241 undergraduate and 2,835 graduate students.

CSS comes under the umbrella of Catholic University’s Institute for Human Ecology, which was established to take up Pope Francis’s call in Laudato Si’: On Care for Our Common Home to study the relationships of human beings to one another and the world around them.

The Center promotes research, teaching, and public discussion about how statesmanship can defuse conflict and foster respectful foreign and domestic relations.