Tuesday, May 10th
Marriott Residence Inn, Pentagon City (6:00-8:00 PM)
Mr. Thomas Wright
World Disorder and the Future of U.S. Strategy
Mr. Thomas Wright is a Fellow and Director of the Project on International Order and Strategy, as well as a Fellow in the Center on the United States and Europe, at the Brookings Institution. Previously, he was executive director of studies at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, a lecturer at the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago, and senior researcher for the Princeton Project on National Security.His writings have appeared in the American Political Science Review, Orbis, Survival, The Washington Quarterly, Financial Times, International Herald Tribune, and The Washington Post, as well as a number of other international newspapers and media outlets. His current projects include the future of U.S. alliances and strategic partnerships, the geopolitical consequences of the Euro crisis, U.S. relations with rising powers, and multilateral diplomacy.
For the Rethinking Seminar Mr. Wright will discuss:
• Core and vital U.S. interests;
• International order and contested regions;
• Where and how the U.S. should engage;
• Chinese and Russian strategy;
• The European Union, European Monetary Union, and NATO;
• the forces keeping each together;
• the forces tending to tear each apart;
• European economic, energy, migration and trade issues; and
• European issues with a resurgent Russia.