Meetings 2015-2016

The Iran Nuclear Deal

Nicholas Burns, Professor, Kennedy School, Harvard University, Former Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs, and Former Director of European and Soviet Affairs, National Security Council

A Changing China in an Evolving Asia

Stephen Bosworth, Former US Ambassador to South Korea, Philippines, and Tunisia and Former Dean, Fletcher School, Tufts University

Can Lebanon Survive the Syria Crisis?

Tom Fletcher, Former UK Ambassador to Lebanon

Britain and Europe

Ed Balls, Former British Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer

Russia’s Continued Challenge to Ukraine

Paula Dobriansky, Former Undersecretary of State for Democracy and Global Affairs

Arab Spring and Arab Winter: Is There a Future for Arab Democracy?

Elliott Abrams, Former Assistant Secretary of State and Former Special Assistant to the President

ISIS, Iraq, and Syria: The Case for Containment

Barry Posen, Ford International Professor of Political Science and Director, Security Studies Program, MIT

The Economics, Politics, and Markets That Drove the European Financial Crisis

Christopher Smart, Former Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Int’l Economics, National Security Council

Europe in Crisis: Is there a Way Out?

Loukas Tsoukalis, Professor of European Integration, University of Athens

Britain, Europe, and the UK’s Place in the World

Peter Westmacott, Former British Ambassador to the US, France, and Turkey

The Metamorphosis of ‘One Country, Two Systems’ and What It Says About China

Anson Chan, Former Chief Secretary, Hong Kong

Syria, the Middle East, and the New Cold War

Ribal Al-Assad, Nephew of Hafez Al-Assad and First Cousin of Bashar Al-Assad

The End of Alchemy: Money, Banking, and the Future of the Global Economy

Mervyn King, Former Governor, Bank of England

Reducing Nuclear Dangers: An Agenda for the Next President

Matthew Bunn, Professor of Practice, Kennedy School, Harvard University

Climate Change: Have We Run Out of Time?

Kelly Sims Gallagher, Professor of Energy and Environmental Policy, Fletcher School, Tufts University