With U.S. attention turned toward the Middle East, is Southeast Asia suffering from this disinterest? Much of the area is faced with problems of anti-government insurgency and terrorist threats, but what action should the U.S. take to counter these threats? Just how important is Southeast Asia to the security of the United States?
Praemon‘s newest analyst, Evan Mecham, looks at recent events in the area to address these and other questions in his first article. Read it and other policy analyses at www.praemon.org.
Max Manus: Man of War (Norwegian), Tuesday, 4 March, 5:00 P.M. lecture, 5:30 P.M. screening; Wednesday, 5 March, 8:00 P.M.; Friday, 7 March 9:30 P.M.; Saturday, 8 March, 3:30 P.M., see flyer
Ponette (French), Tuesday, 4 March, 8:00 P.M.; Friday, 7 March, 5:00 P.M.; Saturday, 8 March, 11:00 A.M. and 6:00 P.M., see flyer
Iron Jawed Angels (English), Wednesday, 5 March, 5:30 P.M.; Friday, 7 March, 7:00 P.M.; Saturday, 8 March, 1:00 and 8:00 P.M., see flyer
"Overdoing or Underdoing: Why Can't American Foreign Policy Do Better?" Stephen Sestanovich, George F. Kennan Senior Fellow for Russian and Eurasian Studies, CFR; related reading: What Would Richard Holbrooke Do?, Pull Back: The Case for a Less Active Foreign Policy, Lean Forward: In Defense of American Engagement, 10:00–11:00 A.M., 257 HRCB, see flyer
"Trust between European Microstates and their Neighbors," Ken Stiles, associate professor of political science, NOON, 238 HRCB, see flyer
"Decision Time in Brazil, and it is Not about the World Cup: After Three Decades of Change, Now Comes the Hardest Part," Paulo Sotero, director, Brazil Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, D.C., 3:00 P.M., 238 HRCB, see flyer
"Olympic Rings and Ocean Dreams: Behind the Scenes in Mexico, 1968," Evan Ward, associate professor of history, BYU, 11:00 A.M., 238 HRCB, sponsored by Latin American Studies, see flyer