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ISS Seminar, Pretoria: Exceptional Stress and Uncertainty: Understanding Washington's Political Environment
Date: 11 August 2011
Venue: , ISS Conference Room, , Block C, Brooklyn Court, , 361 Veale Street, , New Muckleneuk

This is an exceptional period in the political life of the United States, marked by acute budgetary stress, frayed bipartisanship, and great uncertainty.

 

What forces are shaping U.S. foreign policy during this difficult period and what are the implications for South Africa?

 

Please join us for a highly interactive, candid conversation with American opinion leaders for a discussion on how the great debates unfolding within the U.S. Congress are shaping U.S. approaches to development and health, security cooperation, and strategic partnerships on the African continent.

CHAIRPERSON: Jakkie Cilliers

PANELISTS:

  • Ms. Sally Canfield, Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy, Office of Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL)
  • Dr. Peter Lamptey, President for Public Health Programs, Family Health International
  • Amb. Mark Bellamy (ret.), Director, Africa Center for Strategic Studies, National Defense University
  • Ms. Jennifer Cooke, Director, Africa Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies

ISS Rules:

Participants are free to use the information presented, but neither the identity nor the affiliation of the speaker(s), nor that of any other participants, may be revealed without his/her express permission.

 

 

 

Venue:

ISS Conference Room

Block C, Brooklyn Court

361 Veale Street

New Muckleneuk
Enquiries:
Sarah Malefo

Tel: 012 346 9500

Fax: 012 460 0997

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