American Diplomacy Spoken Word Links--March 2016.

Author:Sempa, Francis
Position:Spoken Word Review

March 2016

"U.S. Approach to the Western Hemisphere"

On March 17, 2016, National Security Advisor Susan Rice spoke to the Atlantic Council about the Obama administration's trade, energy, and security policies toward the nations of the Western Hemisphere.

http://www.atlanticcouncil.org/events/webcasts/an-address-by-susan-e-rice-on-administration-s-approach-to-western-hemisphere

"Australia's Energy and Resources Sector"

Josh Frydenberg, Minister for Resources, Energy and Northern Australia, spoke recently at the Brookings Institution about the U.S.-Australian relationship and Australia's role in the Indo-Pacific region, especially in the area of energy resources.

http://www.brookings.edu/~/media/events/2016/02/26-australia/20160226_australia_energy_transcript.pdf

"Burdens of Freedom: Why America Leads"

On February 22, 2016, Lawrence Mead, a visiting scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, delivered the Bradley Lecture on the importance of American individualism for America's role as world leader.

https://www.aei.org/events/burdens-of-freedom-why-america-leads/

"A Brief History of the Cold War"

On March 9, 2016, Lee Edwards and Elizabeth Edwards Spaulding discussed their new book on the Cold War at the Heritage Foundation. Their presentation included an analysis of the strategies and policies pursued by all U.S. Cold War presidents.

http://www.heritage.org/events/2016/03/a-brief-history-of-the-cold-war

"The United Kingdom and the Asia-Pacific Region"

On March 10, 2016, Stephen Lillie, the UK's Asia Pacific Director of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, spoke at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace about Britain's approach to the Asia-Pacific region.

http://carnegieendowment.org/2016/03/10/united-kingdom-and-asia-pacific-region/iupn

"Pakistan's Foreign and Security Policy"

Sartag Aziz, a top advisor to Pakistan's prime minister, spoke at the Council on Foreign Relations about U.S.-Pakistani relations and the security role Pakistan plays in Southwest Asia and beyond.

http://www.cfr.org/pakistan/sartaj-aziz-pakistans-foreign-security-policy/p37592

"The Geopolitics of the American Civil War"

Scholars at the Foreign Policy Research Institute recently discussed the international aspects of the American Civil War. Presenters included Walter McDougall and Gregory Urwin.

http://www.fpri.org/multimedia/2016/03/geopolitics-american-civil-war/

"Strategic Intelligence"

Gregory Treverton of the National Intelligence Council discussed the...

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