328Dec 2, 2011
Book Discussion on In the Shadow of the Oval Office
I.M. Destler talked about his book, In the Shadow of the Oval Office: Profiles of the National Security Advisers and the Presidents They Served - From JFK to George W. Bush, which he ...
192Apr 12, 2011
Obama Administration National Security Team
Mac Destler talked about President Obama’s national security team. Several key members are scheduled to leave by the end of summer 2011. Topics included possible replacements and the ...
536Apr 1, 2010
Impact of Health Reform on the Deficit
Participants talked about newly enacted health care reforms and the impact of the reforms on the deficit. Following their prepared remarks they answered questions from the audience.
43Apr 11, 2002
Homeland Security Department
Participants testified about potential legislation to reorganize the federal government in order to respond to terrorist acts on U.S. territory. Among the issues addressed were the potential ...
33Sep 30, 1997
Fast-Track Trade Authority
Subcommittee members heard testimony from members of Congress, labor and business leaders, and Ms. Barshefsky regarding the fast-track trade authority which would allow trade agreements to move ...
1May 27, 1997
Most Favored Nation Status
Mr. Destler talked about the history and impact of most favored nation trading status.
19Mar 12, 1996
World Trade Organization Part 3
In this first in a series of hearings on U.S. trade policy, committee members heard testimony concerning the implementation of the latest round of GATT agreements, especially the World Trade ...
39May 3, 1993
Japan Foreign Policy and World Role
A member of the Japanese Diet spoke in a forum sponsored by the Washington Area Forum on Economic Reform on recent changes in Japan’s foreign policy and Japan’s role as an actor in the ...
22Nov 11, 1992
Restructuring the White House
The Commission on Government Renewal held a news conference to announce the release of its memorandum on reforming the federal government. The memorandum, sent to Governor Clinton the previous ...
20May 21, 1991
International Issues After Persian Gulf War
The University of Maryland School of Public Affairs sponsored the first annual forum on U.S. domestic and foreign policy issues. This year’s conference focused on the issues facing the ...