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Greater Des Moines Committee on Foreign Relations Speaker Series - Michael Fuchs

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Name: Greater Des Moines Committee on Foreign Relations Speaker Series - Michael Fuchs
Date: May 30, 2018
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM CDT
Event Description:
The Des Moines Committee on Foreign Relations is pleased to announce the final evening in our 2017-2018 Speakers Series on Wednesday, May 30th.  Our special guest is Michael Fuchs, Senior Fellow at American Progress - where his work focuses on U.S. foreign policy priorities and U.S. policy toward the Asia-Pacific region.  His talk will be focuses on North Korea, a very timely topic.

Fuchs' background includes serving as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, directing policy on the South China Sea from 2011 to 2013.  Prior to that, he was Special Advisor to the Secretary of State, leading then-Secretary Hillary Clinton’s strategic dialogues with China, India, South Africa, and other countries.  Fuchs co-auathored “The Survival and the Success of Liberty:  A Democracy Agenda for U.S. Foreign Policy” with Morton Halperin.

The meeting will be held at the Wakonda Club, with a meet-and-greet speaker's reception from 5:30pm-6:15pm, during which time heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served.  Mr. Fuchs will begin his presentation at 6:15pm, and a question and answer session will be held immediately after.  Tickets are $25 for members and guests - with special student discounts available.

Please go to dmcfr.com for more information about Michael and his work,  for details about the evening, and for a link to make reservations - which are required for this event.  You may also get additional information and make reservations by contacting Nancy Lynch at nkclynch@gmail.com.

The Des Moines Committee on Foreign Relations is a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing public dialogue on foreign relations. Des Moines Committee on Foreign Relations holds monthly meetings featuring a speaker on topics of various aspects of foreign policy and international issues. Our meetings are held at Wakonda Country Club in Des Moines, Iowa.

Established as a program of the Council on Foreign Relations in 1938, American Committees on Foreign Relations became its own association in 1995 and established headquarters in Washington, D.C. Comprised of more than 30 local affiliates around the country, American Committees on Foreign Relations promotes dialogue between civic leaders and policy makers and other foreign relations experts through lecture-discussions and other civic forums.

The Greater Des Moines Committee on Foreign Relations is sponsored in part by Kemin Industries, Principal Financial Group, Des Moines Area Community College and Greater Des Moines Partnership.

Please go to dmcfr.com for more details about the event, and the extensive biographies of our speakers.
Location:
Wakonda Country Club
3915 Fleur Drive
Des Moines, IA 50321
Date/Time Information:
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Reception at 5:30 to 6:15 pm
Speakers and Q & A at  6:15 pm to 7:30 pm
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