Council Director Speaks on Globalization

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Lindsay is a former member of the National Security Council and served on the council’s staff from 1996 to 1997 as director for global issues and multilateral affairs. He also served as a senior fellow in foreign policy studies from 1992 to 2003 at the Brookings Institution. His most recent book, “America Unbound: The Bush Revolution in Foreign Policy,” co-authored with Ivo H. Daalder, won the 2003 Lionel Gelber Prize.

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 1, 2004) -- James M. Lindsay, vice president and director of studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, will speak on “Globalization and the Bush Foreign Policy” at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 7, at the University of Kentucky Student Center Theatre. His speech is sponsored by the UK Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce.

Lindsay holds the Maurice R. Greenberg Chair at the council, a scholarly center based in Washington, D.C., that focuses on foreign policy issues. He is a leading authority on domestic influences on American foreign policy with expertise on Congress, the news media, and public opinion.

His speech is free and open to the public.

“James Lindsay will bring insights into the direction of American foreign policy during a critical time in our nation’s history. The Patterson School is pleased to bring a speaker of this caliber to UK,” said John Stempel, the Patterson School’s acting director.

Lindsay is a former member of the National Security Council and served on the council’s staff from 1996 to 1997 as director for global issues and multilateral affairs. He also served as a senior fellow in foreign policy studies from 1992 to 2003 at the Brookings Institution. His most recent book, “America Unbound: The Bush Revolution in Foreign Policy,” co-authored with Ivo H. Daalder, won the 2003 Lionel Gelber Prize.

Founded in 1921, the Council on Foreign Relations is an independent, national membership organization and a nonpartisan center for scholars dedicated to producing and disseminating ideas so that individual and corporate members, as well as policymakers, journalists, students, and interested citizens in the United States and other countries, can better understand the world and the foreign policy choices facing the United States and other governments.


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