U.S. Foreign Policy Events

Book Discussion: Winning the Oil End Game: Innovations for Profits, Jobs and Security

July 22, 2005 // 10:00am11:30am
Africa Program
A Director's Forum discussion with MacArthur Fellow and physicist Amory Lovins, about his recently published book, Winning the Oil Endgame: Innovations for Profits, Jobs and Security.

The Impossibility of Conservatism in Canada?

June 23, 2005 // 9:00am10:30am
Canada Institute
Public Policy Scholar Stephen Brooks examined the reasons behind the "impossibility of conservatism in Canada" and discussed the resulting impact on Canada-U.S. relations.

Promise and Peril: Canada-U.S. Trade Policy

June 15, 2005 // 5:00am6:00am
Canada Institute
The Canada Institute and Canada25 hosted a roundtable discussion on Canada-U.S. trade policy in which speakers addressed the current challenges for policymakers on both sides of the border.

Competition for Commodities: China and the North American Response

June 10, 2005 // 8:00am11:00am
Canada Institute
The Canada Institute and Program on Science, Technology, America and the Global Economy hosted a roundtable discussion on the response of Canada and the United States to China's growing role in the global competition for commodities.

Bedding the Elephant: Canada-U.S. Relations after 9/11

May 18, 2005 // 9:00am11:00am
Canada Institute
At a roundtable discussion on the evolution of Canada-U.S. relations beyond bilateral trade and security relations, Michael Hart presented his research as an introduction to a broader discussion on the outlook for the bilateral relationship in light of recent political and economic developments in Canada and the United States, which included panelists Charles Doran, Gary Hufbauer, and Dwight Mason.

Progress Building Democracy in Nigeria

May 02, 2005 // 2:00pm3:30pm
Africa Program
A Director's Forum with His Excellency Atiku Abubakar, Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The full text of the speech is available for download. Watch a video of the vice president's presentation.

Book Launch: In the Aftermath of Genocide—The U.S. Role in Rwanda

April 27, 2005 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Africa Program
A book launch with Ambassador Robert E. Gribbin, U.S. Ambassador to Rwanda from 1995 to 1999. He will be joined by Donatella Lorch Director of the Knight International Fellowships for Journalism, and former East Africa Bureau Chief for the New York Times

Changing Paradigm in U.S. – Turkey Relations

April 27, 2005 // 2:00am3:00pm
Global Europe Program
with Kemal Koprulu of ARI Movement.

Second Workshop on German-American Relations

March 10, 2005 // 11:00pm
Global Europe Program
This workshop brought together American and German experts and policymakers for three sessions focusing on domestic politics in the two countries, foreign policy issues in the Middle East and the Gulf region, issues of German-American concern relating to trade, developmental assistance, and the environment, and an assessment of the future prospects for improved German-American relations.

U.S. Counter-Insurgency in the Philippines: Lessons for Iraq?

March 08, 2005 // 5:00pm7:00pm
Canada Institute
Woodrow Wilson Center Fellow Brian McAllister Linn presented his research, which drew parallels between the challenges the U.S. military forces confronted in the Philippines at the beginning of the 20th century and those they are encountering in Iraq presently.

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