FPRI sponsors a series of exclusive monthly salons with leading thinkers at the homes of friends in Manhattan. Begun in 2011, this intellectually engaging initiative, draws academics and business leaders together for intimate discussions on pressing issues of the day. This initiative is one that has been replicated in other cities as well.
January:Clint Watts on Fake News and Russian Information Operations January: Robert Kaplan on Earning the Rockies: How America’s Geography Shapes Our Role in the World
See Below for a listing of Past Events:
February: Robert Kaplan on In Europe’s Shadow: Two Cold Wars and a Thirty-Year Journey Through Romania and Beyond. April: Clint Watts on Paris, Brussels, What’s Next? June:David Satter on The Less You Know, the Better You Sleep: Russia’s Road to Terror and Dictatorship under Yeltsin and Putin July:Sumit Ganguly on Deadly Impasse: Indo-Pakistani Relations at the Dawn of a New Century October: Jeremy Black on Europe After Brexit October: Michael Doran on Ike’s Gamble: America’s Rise to Dominance in the Middle East
January: Ed Morse and Ottilia Dhand on The Oil Shakeup of 2015: Who Wins, Who Loses, and What are the Consequences? February: Christian Sahner on the Syrian Civil War March:Adam Garfinkle on The Islamic State, Iran, and the Geopolitics of the Middle East October: Adam Garfinkle on Where is the Middle East Headed? November: Clint Watts on the US effort to combat ISIL December: Stephen Kotkin on What is Putin Thinking?
February:Andrew Garfield on Afghanistan: Where Do We Go from Here? March:Vanessa Neumann on Venezuela After Chavez April:Jeremy Black on Crisis in the West: European and American Woes September:Michael Doran on Can Obama Pivot from the Middle East? October: Jeremy Black on Dealing with Decline: The Experience of the United States and Great Britain in the Middle East October:Amos Guiora on Drone Warfare in Legal and Strategic