Sunday, July 28, 2019

Monday in Washington, July 29, 2019

U.S. CHINA RELATIONS: THE VIEW FROM CITIES AND STATES. 7/29, 9:30-11:45am. Sponsor: Brookings Institution. Speakers: Cheng Li, Director, John L. Thornton China Center, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy; Kate Brown, Governor, State of Oregon; Bob Holden, Former Governor, State of Missouri, Chairman, CEO, United States Heartland China Association; Nina Hachigian, Deputy Mayor, International Affairs, Los Angeles; Reta Jo Lewis, Senior Fellow, Director, Congressional Affairs, German Marshall Fund of the United States; Moderators: Ryan Hass, Fellow, Foreign Policy, John L. Thornton China Center; James Fallows, National Correspondent, The Atlantic.

A CRITICAL EVALUATION OF THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION’S NUCLEAR WEAPONS POLICIES. 7/29, 9:30-11:00am. Sponsor: Carnegie. Speakers: Lt. Gen. (ret.) Frank Klotz, former administrator for the National Nuclear Security Administration, Commander, Air Force Global Strike Command; Corey Hinderstein, Vice President of International Fuel Cycle Strategies, Nuclear Threat Initiative; Kingston Reif, director For Nonproliferation Policy At The Arms Control Association; Thomas Countryman, Chairman Of The Board, The Arms Control Association; Moderator: Lara Seligman, Pentagon Correspondent, Foreign Policy.

DIVIDED RESPONSIBILITY, THE U.S. APPROACH TO SECURITY SECTOR ASSISTANCE IN AFGHANISTAN. 7/29, 11:00am-12:30pm. Sponsor: CSIS International Security Program. Speaker: John Sopko, Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR).

DEVELOPMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL LAW AND ENFORCEMENT IN CHINA. 7/29, 11:30am-1:00pm. Sponsors: Environmental Law Institute (ELI), Wilson Center. Speakers: Jeffrey Clark, Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division (ENRD), Department of Justice; Matthew Leopold, General Counsel, Environmental Protection Agency; Jon Brightbill, Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General, ENRD, Department of Justice. Moderators: Jay Pendergrass, Vice President, Programs and Publications, ELI; Jennifer Turner, Director, China Environment Forum and Manager, Global Choke Point Initiative, Wilson Center.

TURMOIL IN IRAN?: IMPLICATIONS FOR U.S. POLICY. 7/29, 11:45am-1:00pm, Lunch. Sponsor: Hoover Institution. Speaker: Abbas Milani, Research Fellow, Islamism and the International Order Working Group, Hoover Institution.

UKRAINE’S PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS. 7/29, 12:30-2:00pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Atlantic Council. Speakers: Adrian Karatnycky, Senior Fellow, Co-Director, Ukraine in Europe Initiative, Eurasia Center, Atlantic Council; Amb. John Herbst, Director, Eurasia Center, Atlantic Council; Dr. Anders Åslund, Senior Fellow, Eurasia Center, Atlantic Council, Moderator: Melinda Haring, Editor, UkraineAlert, Atlantic Council. 

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