Chaos or Coherence: Foreign Policy Challenges for the Next President

March 28, 2016

United States Senator Amy Klobuchar will open a panel discussion on foreign policy challenges facing the next U.S. President with China, Russia, the Middle East, and around the world. The event will feature four distinguished experts from the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota, and the Washington-based Stimson Center.
 
WHO:
Opening remarks by Amy Klobuchar, U.S. Senator

Panelists include Ellen Laipson, former White House and State Department official; president emeritus, Stimson Center, Chip Laingen, executive director, Defense Alliance; communications director, Minnesota Wire, Amit Pandya, former Defense Department and USAID official; adjunct fellow, Stimson Center, and Ragui Assaad, professor, Humphrey School of Public Affairs. 
 
WHEN
Tuesday, March 29; 12:15−1:45 p.m.  
 
WHERE
Cowles Auditorium
Humphrey School of Public Affairs
University of Minnesota West Bank
301 19th Avenue South, Minneapolis 55455
 
Event will be shared via livestream at: z.umn.edu/chaosorcoherence
 
BACKGROUND:
This event celebrates a new partnership between the Humphrey School and Stimson Center, and is co-hosted by Global Minnesota and Minnesota Committee on Foreign Relations.
 
The Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota ranks among the country’s top ten professional public policy and planning schools. The School is long noted for equipping students to play key roles in public life at the local, state, national, and global level and offers six distinctive master’s degrees, a doctoral degree, and five certificate programs. hhh.umn.edu
 
The Stimson Center is a nonprofit, nonpartisan “impact” tank devoted to addressing transnational challenges by identifying opportunities that enhance global security and economic prosperity.  From the halls of Congress and the United Nations to the corporate boardroom, Stimson’s experts transform ideas into pragmatic action addressing the most complex global challenges of our time. stimson.org

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