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Diplomacy in Action

Monday, January 12, 2015

WHEN: 10:00 am – 11:30 am
WHAT: Brookings Institution Discussion “Be Afraid. Be A Little Afraid: The Threat of Terrorism from Western Foreign Fighters in Syria and Iraq.” Speakers: Senior Fellow Daniel Byman and Fellow Jeremy Shapiro; Daniel Benjamin, Norman E. McCulloch Jr. Director of the John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding at Dartmouth and former Coordinator for Counterterrorism at the U.S. State Department will offer comments. Brookings Fellow Will McCants will moderate the discussion and take audience questions after the program.
WHERE: Falk Auditorium, 1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW
CONTACT: 202-797-6105 or; web site:
SOURCE: Brookings - event announcement

WHEN: 12:00 – 1:15 pm
WHAT: American Enterprise Institute (AEI) Discussion - “A debate over executive power: Obama’s immigration decision” Speakers: Ross Douthat, The New York Times; William A. Galston, Brookings Institution; Moderator: Gary J. Schmitt, AEI. Political commentators discuss President Obama’s recent executive action on immigration and the related constitutional and political issues.
WHERE: 1150 17th Street, N.W., 12th Floor
CONTACT: 202-862-5829; web site:
SOURCE: AEI – event announcement

WHEN: 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
WHAT: Woodrow Wilson Center – “Relentless Reformer: Josephine Roche and the Persistence of Progressivism in Twentieth-Century America” Speaker: Robyn Muncy, Ph.D., Associate Professor of History at the University of Maryland, College Park.
WHERE: 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. 6th Floor
CONTACT: 202-691-4000; web site:
SOURCE: WWC - event announcement