2004-2007

9/14/2004        Robert L. Ehrlich, Jr.

                        Governor of the State of Maryland

                        “Exploring Maryland’s Opportunities in the International Markets”

9/30/2004        David M. Satterfield

                         Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs;                                            Ambassador of the United States to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

                        “The Middle East: Challenges and Opportunities for the United States”

10/18/2004      Imad Moustapha

                        Ambassador of the Syrian Arab Republic to the United States

                        “Syrian Foreign Policy”

10/27/2004      Panel Discussion

                        Dan Berger, Reditored Editorial Page Writer, The Baltimroe Sun;

                        Steven David, Professor fo Political Science and Director of International Studies                             Program, The Johns Hopkins University;     and

                        Robert Ruby, Foreign Editor, The Baltimroe Sun

                       “Comparing and Contrasting the Foreign Policies of President Bush and Senator                              Kerry”

11/10/2004      Kenneth F. Hackett

                        President, Catholic Relief Services

                        “The Crisis in Sudan And Beyond”

11/30/2004      L. Carl Brown

                        Garrett Professor in Foreign Affairs Emeritus, Princeton University

                        “International Politics in the Middle East: Identifying the Players and the Rules in                            that Still Dangerous Game”

12/6/2004        Kim Holmes

                        Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs

                        “The Role of the United Nations in U.S. Foreign Policy”

1/31/2005        Edward S. Walker

                         President & CEO, Middle East Institute, Former Assistant Secretary of State for                                Near Eastern Affairs

                        “The United States-Arab Relationship in a Changing World”

2/9/2005          James M. Goldgeier

                         Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, Director of the Institute                              for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies, George Washington University

                        “Rethinking The United States-Russia Relationship”

3/2/2005          Dr. Sergiy Korsunsky

                        Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Ukraine

                        “Ukrainian Orange Revolution: Impact on Society, Economy and

                         Foreign Policy”

3/22/2005        A. B. "Buzzy" Krongard

                          Former Counselor to the Director of Central Intelligence, Former Executive                                         Director, Central Intelligence Agency, Chairman of the Board, PHH Arval

                         “The State of Intelligence in the United States Today”

4/5/2005          Shaun  Donnelly

                         Principal Deputy Secretary of State, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs

                        “Economics in United States Foreign Policy”

4/20/2005        Jonathan Wolfsthal

                          Associate and Deputy Director for Non-proliferation, Carnegie Endowment for                               International Peace

                          “United States Strategies on Non-proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction”

5/3/2005          Evans J.R. Revere

                         Principal Deputy Assistant Scretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs

                         “United States Foreign Policy Priorities and the Asia-Pacific Region”

5/18/2005        Dr. Farid Abboud

                        Ambassador of Lebanon to the United States

                        “The Present Situation in Lebanon”

 

6/1/2005          Ali Aujali

                        Chief, Libyan Liaison Office

                        “United States-Libyan Relations”

 

6/7/2005          Michael O'Hanlon

                        Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies Program, Brookings Institution

                        “A Strategic Update on Iraq”

 

10/10/2005      The 25th Annual Baltimore Sun Foreign Policy Panel

                          Robert Ruby, Mark Matthews, Will Englund and Siobhan Gorman

                          “New Insecurities: Russia, Europe and the Middle East”

                         World Trade Center 

 

11/01/2005      Ambassador Philip C. Wilcox, Jr.

                         President, Foundation for Middle Eastern Peace;

                         Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs;

                         Former Coordinator for Counter-Terrorism.

                        “The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict and the War Against Terrorism”

 

11/07/2005      Andrew F. Krepinevich, Jr., Ph.D.

                        Executive Director, Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments

                        “How To Win In Iraq”

 

11/21/2005      His Excellency Bernardo Alvarez Herrera

                        Ambassador of Venezuela to the United States

                        “United States-Venezuela Relations”

 

11/30/2005      Tony Blankley

                        Editorial Page Editor, The Washington Times

                        “Will We Win The Clash of Civilizations?”

 

12/05/05          Dr. Michael Pillsbury

                        Consultant on China to the U.S. Department of Defense;

                        Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council of the United States

                        “Our Policy Debate About China’s Future”

 

01/18/06          The Honorable Daniel Fried

                        Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs

                        “The U.S. and Europe: Advancing the Freedom Agenda Together”

 

02/02/06          Professor John Lewis Gaddis

                        Robert A. Lovett Professor of Military and Naval History, Yale University

                        “The Grand Strategy of the Bush Administration”

 

02/23/06          Ambassador Jendayi E. Frazer

                        Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs

                        “Africa and the United States”

 

03/13/06          General Peter Pace

                        Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

                        “The Global War on Terrorism”

 

03/27/06          The Honorable Stephen G. Rademaker

                        Acting Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation

                        “Tackling The Hard Cases In Nuclear Proliferation”

 

04/05/06          Ambassador Martin Indyk

                        U.S. Ambassador to Israel, 1995-1997 and 2000-2001;

                        Director, The Sanam Center for Middle East Policy, and Senior Fellow,

                        Foreign Policy Studies, The Brookings Institution

                        “What To Do About Hamas?”

 

05/04/06          Dr. John Duke Anthony

                        President, National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations

                        “The Changing Nature of American Interests in the Arab Countries, the Middle                               East, and the Islamic World: Implications for U.S. Policy”

 

05/19/06          The Honorable John Bolton

                        Permanent Representative of the United States to the United Nations

                        “Major U.S. Priorities at the United Nations”

                        Hyatt Regency Hotel

 

05/31/06          The Honorable Thomas Shannon

                        Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs

                        “U.S. Relations with the Western Hemisphere”

 

06/07/06          Kenneth Hackett

                        President, Catholic Relief Services

                        Member of the Board, The Millennium Challenge Corporation

                        “The Millennium Challenge Account: A Different Approach To Foreign Assistance”

 

09/20/2006      The 26th Annual Baltimore Sun Foreign Policy Panel

                         Will Englund, David B.Wood, Karen Hosler, Matthew Hay Brown, Ann LoLordo

                         “Crises In Foreign Policy And The 2006 Elections”

 

10/04/2006      The Honorable Helen Delich Bentley

                         Chairperson, Port of Baltimore Tri-Centennial Commission

                        “The Importance of the Port of Baltimore: Past, Present and Future”

 

10/18/2006      His Excellency Bold Ravdan

                          Ambassador of the Republic of Mongolia to the United States

                          “The United States – Mongolia’s Third Neighbor: Opportunities
                           and Challenges”

 

10/25/2006      Panel of Veteran Journalists

                         Robert Ruby, Joseph R.L. Sterne, G. Jefferson Price III, Dan Berger, Mark                                              Matthews, Tom Bowman

      “The Middle East:  Continuing Chaos, Terror, and Dangers for the World or                        Stability via Democracy and Conflict Resolution?”

 

11/13/2006      Dr. Michael O’Hanlon

                        Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies, Brookings Institution

      “Hard Power: The New Politics of National Security”


12/6/2006        Afif Safieh

                          Chief PLO Representative in the United States
                         “Israel – Palestine: History is Undecided”

02/08/2007      Ambassador Henry Crumpton

       Coordinator for Counterterrorism, U.S. State Department
       “A New Era of Conflict”

 

02/21/2007      Mr. Ralston Deffenbaugh

President, Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services

“America’s Broken Immigration System: The Need for Comprehensive Immigration Reform”

03/07/2007      Mr. James C.Swan

Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs, U.S. State Department

“Somalia”

 

03/21/2007      Dr. David Lampton

Dean of Faculty; George and Sadie Hyman Professor of China Studies; Director of the China Studies Program, John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies

“Chinese Power and What It Means for the World”

 

03/29/2007      Dr. Meghan O’Sullivan

Special Assistant to the President, and Deputy National Security Advisor for Iraq and Afghanistan

“The Way Forward in Iraq”

 

04/30/2007      His Excellency Samir Shakir Mahmood Sumaida’ie

Ambassador of Iraq to the United States

“Update on Iraq”

 

04/30/2007      Mr. Daniel Pipes

Director, Middle East Forum

“Vanquishing the Islamist Enemy”

 

05/07/2007      Ambassador Raminder Singh Jassal

Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of India to the United States

“India’s Foreign Policy and Relations with the United States”

 

05/31/2007      Mr. David J. Kramer

Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of European and Eurasioan Affairs, U.S. Department of State

“Where is Russia Headed? Implications for U.S. Russian Relations”

 

06/05/2007      Dr. Frederick Kagan

Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute

“Today’s Most Urgent Question: Will the ‘Surge’ Work?”

 

06/14/2007      Professor Jeffrey Legro

                          Woodrow Wilson Department of Politics, The University of Virginia

                          “The Past and Future of the American Worldview”