Registration: Private Reception with CEO Carina Van Vliet and Foreign Policy Forum

Private Reception with Carina Van Vliet and Foreign Policy Forum

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 5:00PM |The Union Club of Cleveleand

You are invited to join us on Wednesday, January 23 for a private reception welcoming CCWA’s new CEO Carina Van Vliet. After the private reception with Carina, please stay and enjoy our January Foreign Policy Forum on The Future of Security in a Changing Middle East featuring Ambassador Ryan Crocker.

For more information about CCWA’s announcement of Carina Van Vliet’s appointment as CEO, click here.

Event Schedule:

5:00 PM Private Reception with Carina Van Vliet
5:30 PM General Audience Arrives
6:00 PM Welcome Remarks and Introduction of Carina Van Vliet
6:15 PM Foreign Policy Forum: The Future of Security in a Changing Middle East
6:45 PM Q&A
7:15 PM Program Concludes

This event is free to invited guests, however pre-registration is required. For more information, please contact Andrea Bender at abender@ccwa.org.

Foreign Policy Forum: The Future of Security in a Changing Middle East

Featuring Ambassador Ryan Crocker

Since President Trump withdrew the U.S. from the Iran nuclear deal and reimposed crippling unilateral sanctions, is the U.S. heading toward an inevitable war with Iran or is reconciliation possible? What are the workable policy options for the United States in the Middle East given the constant changing power dynamics? Will the Administration’s maximum pressure campaign against the Iranian regime advance America’s national security or further destabilize the region?

Ambassador Ryan Crocker, a statesman whose distinguished diplomatic career spanned four presidencies and who served as U.S. Ambassador in Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, Syria, Kuwait, and Lebanon, will join the Cleveland Council on World Affairs for a Foreign Policy Forum to discuss U.S. actions in the Middle East and prospects for peace in the region.

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