U.S. Foreign Policy Events


Losing Hearts and Minds: From Bush to Obama

January 26, 2011 // 11:00am12:00pm
Middle East Program
Roger Hardy, Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center, and Former Middle East and Islamic Affairs Analyst, BBC World Service

Iran Primer II: The Nuclear Controversy

January 13, 2011 // 11:00am12:30pm
Middle East Program
Michael Adler, Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center; David Albright, President, Institute for Science and International Security; Michael Elleman, Senior Fellow, Regional Security Cooperation, International Institute for Strategic Studies, Bahrain; Robert Litwak, Vice President for Programs and Director, International Security Studies, Woodrow Wilson Center

The First Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review: Strengthening America's Role in the 21st Century

December 16, 2010 // 11:00am12:15pm
Wilson Center on the Hill
The Department of State has made diplomacy and development key pillars of U.S. foreign policy. Panelists discussed the Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review (QDDR) and its implications for the FY 2011 budget and congressional foreign policy decision-making in the 112th Congress.

The Sixth Crisis: Iran, Israel, America, and the Rumors of War

November 22, 2010 // 11:00am12:00pm
Middle East Program
Steven Simon, Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations; Dana Allin, Senior Fellow, International Institute for Strategic Studies

Brazil's Foreign Policy of Today and Tomorrow: A Critical Appraisal

November 16, 2010 // 8:00am10:30am
Brazil Institute
Roberto Abdenur, former Deputy Foreign Minister and former Ambassador to China and the United States; Sergio Amaral, former Minister of Development, Industry and Commerce, and former Ambassador to England and France; Marcos Azambuja, former Deputy Foreign Minister and former Ambassador to Argentina and France; Antonio Carlos Pereira, Editor, Opinion Page, O Estado de S. Paulo; Moderator: Paulo Sotero, Director of the Brazil Institute, Woodrow Wilson Center; Discussants: James Ferrer, Director, the GWU Center for Latin American Studies; Peter Hakim, President Emeritus, Inter-American Dialogue

U.S. Neo-Conservative Thought: Its Influence in Latin America

October 29, 2010 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Latin American Program
Luis Maira and Ernesto Calvo seek to explain the influence of U.S. neo-conservatives on right-wing political parties in Latin America.

America and the Peace Process: A View from the Region

October 29, 2010 // 9:00am11:00am
Middle East Program
Nabil Fahmy, Dean, School of Public Affairs, American University in Cairo, and former Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt to the United States; Marwan Muasher, Vice President for Studies, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and former Ambassador of Jordan to the United States and Deputy Prime Minister; Ephraim Sneh, Chairman, S. Daniel Abraham Center for Strategic Dialogue, Netanya Academic College and former member of the Knesset, and Deputy Defense Minister; Moderator Aaron David Miller, Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center

French Foreign policy in the International Context: A Transatlantic Ally?

October 15, 2010 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Global Europe Program

An Assessment of Ahmadinejad's Trip to the U.S.

October 08, 2010 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Middle East Program
Robin Wright, Joint Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center and United States Institute of Peace; John Limbert, Distinguished Professor of International Affairs, United States Naval Academy and former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Iran in State Department's Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs

Leadership and Responsibility in the New Brazilian International Agenda

September 23, 2010 // 9:00am1:00pm
Brazil Institute
Thomas Shannon, U.S. Ambassador to Brazil; Ernesto Fraga Araújo, Minister, Brazilian Embassy; Albert Fishlow, Professor, Columbia University; Denise Gregory, Executive Director, CEBRI; Joel Velasco, Chief Representative for North America, Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA); Donna Hrinak, Senior Director of Latin America Government Affairs, Pepsico Co.; Ricardo Mendes, Managing Partner, Prospectiva Consulting; Peter Hakim, Inter-American Dialogue; Paulo Sotero, Director, Brazil Institute, Woodrow Wilson Center