Monday, May 26, 2008

Obama Foreign Policy Tour Wednesday

Very close to Robbinsdale, there will be a great insight into what an Obama Presidency will look like in the foreign policy arena. I recommend all Robbinsdale residents to come find out why they should deliver South Dakota's delegates for Obama in November.

Foreign Policy Tour Rapid Stop

with Timothy Roemer, Denis McDonough and Dr. Susan Rice

Wednesday, May 28th at 11:00 am-12:15 pm
School of Mines, Surbeck Center, Bump Lounge
Rapid City, SD

RSVP—605-399-2008, or online here:

About the speakers

Timothy J. (Tim) Roemer (wikipedia bio) is the current president of the Center for National Policy (CNP), a national security think-tank located in Washington, D.C. He is also a distinguished scholar at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, a nonprofit research and educational institution dedicated to improving public policy outcomes. Prior to joining CNP, Roemer was a partner at Johnston and Associates.

Denis McDonough is one of the campaign’s top foreign policy advisors and has worked extensively on legislation related to the war on terrorism, the response to the global HIV/AIDS pandemic, Iraq and the greater Middle East. He previously served as Majority Leader Tom Daschle’s Senior Foreign Policy Advisor and Senator Ken Salazar’s Legislative Director. He received his Bachelor’s degree from St. John’s College in Minnesota and received his Master’s degree from Georgetown University.

Susan Rice is Senior Fellow in the Foreign Policy Studies and Global Economy and Development Programs at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C. Her work there encompasses a wide range of issues related to U.S. foreign and national security policy. Dr. Rice previously served as U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs in the Clinton Administration, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for African Affairs and Director for International Organizations and Peacekeeping at the National Security Council. Dr. Rice is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Aspen Strategy Group and serves as a board member for several influential international policy organizations. She received her B.A. in History from Stanford University and her M asters and Doctoral degrees in International Relations from Oxford University, where she was a Rhodes Scholar.

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