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Face-to-Face: "A New U.S. Administration, A New Hemisphere? Perspectives from Three Continents."
On April 2, the Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies (CHDS) played host to its second "Face-to-Face Encounter" in 2009, this time focusing on the theme "A New U.S. Administration, A New Hemisphere? Perspectives from Three Continents." In the photo, Dr. Abe Lowenthal (second from left), the first Robert F. Erburu Professor of Ethics, Globalization and Development and a professor of international relations at the University of Southern California (USC), makes a point before an audience of more than 80 people. The panel also included Dr. Laurence Whitehead (left), an Official Fellow in Politics at Nuffield College, Oxford University, and Senior Fellow of the College; CHDS moderator Dr. Earl Richard Downes (center), Mr. Ted Piccone, a Senior Fellow and Deputy Director for Foreign Policy at the Brookings Institution, and Dr. George Gray Molina (far right) is an Oxford-Princeton Global Leaders Fellow, currently based at the Global Economic Governance Programme at University College, Oxford. The event at the Center was one of several held by Lowenthal, Whitehead, Piccone and Gray Molina in Washingotn promoting their new book on the same topic.