- The Washington Times - Monday, November 21, 2005

PRESIDENT BUSH

Participates in an arrival ceremony, Government House, Ulan Bator, Mongolia. Meets with Mongolian President Nambaryn Enkhbayar, Government House. Meets with Mongolian Prime Minister Tsakhia Elbegdorj and delivers remarks, Government House. Participates in a cultural event, Ikh Tenger, Ulan Bator. Departs for the United States.

VICE PRESIDENT

11 a.m. — Delivers a speech, “Iraq and the War on Terror,” American Enterprise Institute, 1150 17th St. NW. Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th floor.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

2 p.m. Treasury Departmentreleases results of weekly three- and six-month T-bill auctions. Location: 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 202/874-9870.

4:15 p.m. —Federal Reserve Boardreleases its weekly foreign reports on the assets and liabilities of U.S.- and foreign-chartered banks and on foreign exchange rates. Location: Constitution Avenue between 20th and 21st streets NW. Contact: 202/452-3206.

SUPREME COURT

No oral arguments are scheduled. Contact: 202/479-3211.

SENATE

Not in session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE

Not in session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

9:30 a.m. Nuclear Regulatory Commissionholds a meeting to receive briefings on the status of new reactor issues.

Location: NRC, 11555 Rockville Pike, Commissioners’ Conference Room, Rockville. Contact: 301/415-0146

3 p.m. —Small Business Administrationholds a meeting by teleconference of the National Advisory Council.

Contact: 866/740-1260

GENERAL AGENDA

Discussion — 9 a.m. The U.S. Institute of Peace holds a discussion, “Beyond Dayton: The Balkans and Euro-Atlantic Integration.” R. Nicholas Burns, State Department, and Ivo Miro Jovic, chairman of the presidency of Bosnia-Herzegovina, participate. Location: 1200 17th St. NW. Contact: 202/429-3832

Forum — 9:30 a.m. The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) holds a forum, “The Riots in France: Disenfranchisement and Integration.” Jean-David Levitte, French ambassador to the United Nations; Nihad Awad, executive director of CAIR; and Salam Al-Marayati, executive director of the Muslim Public Affairs Council, participate. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/488-8787.

Holiday spending — 10 a.m. The Consumer Federation of America (CFA) and the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) hold a press conference to release a new survey on holiday spending trends. Stephen Brobeck, CFA, and Bill Hampel, CUNA, participate. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/737-0766.

Iran’s weapons — 10 a.m. The Iran Policy Committee holds a press conference to discuss new accusations about Iran’s nuclear-weapons program. Location: National Press Club, Lisagor Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/742-6517.

Turkey giveaway — 10 a.m. The government of the District of Columbia holds a Thanksgiving turkey giveaway for families in need. Mayor Anthony A. Williams participates. Location: Pennsylvania Avenue Baptist Church, 3000 Pennsylvania Ave. SE. Contact: 202/727-5011.

Trade and Africa — noon InterAction holds a discussion with Florizelle Liser, assistant U.S. trade representative for Africa, “New Trade Initiatives and Success Stories in Africa.” Location: InterAction, 1717 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Suite 701. Contact: 202/667-8227.

Rollover crashes — 12:30 p.m. Public Citizen holds a press conference to present new information and analysis of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s proposed rollover roof-crush standard. Joan Claybrook, Public Citizen; Steve Batzer, the Engineering Institute; and Lawrence Harris, rollover crash survivor, participate. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/588-7742 or 202/588-7741.

Agriculture — 12:30 p.m. The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies holds a discussion with Eija Pehu, senior adviser in the Rural Development Department at the World Bank, on agriculture biotechnology. Location: SAIS, Rome Building, 1619 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact:202/663-5626.

Supreme Court — 12:30 p.m. — Judicial Watch holds a discussion of conservative perspectives on the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Samuel A. Alito Jr., Tom Fitton, Judicial Watch; Manuel Miranda, Third Branch Conference; and Jan LaRue, Concerned Women of America, participate. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/646-5172.

Teaching history — 2 p.m. The U.S. Institute of Peace holds a discussion, “Unite or Divide? The Challenges of Teaching History in Societies Emerging from Violent Conflict.” Elizabeth Cole, Asia Society; Tony Gallagher, Queen’s University, Northern Ireland; and Charles Ingrao, Purdue University, participate. Location: USIP, 1200 17th St. NW. Contact: 202/429-3832.

Ownership society — 2:30 p.m. The Center for American Progress (CAP) and Washington Monthly hold a discussion, “The Ownership Society: Why No One is Buying, and a New Progressive Agenda.” Kevin Drum, washingtonmonthly.com; and Paul Glastris, Washington Monthly, participate. Location: CAP, 1333 H St. NW. 10th floor. Contact: 202/741-6388.

China-Japan tensions — 5:30 p.m. The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies holds a discussion, “China-Japan Tensions: Implications for the United States and Asia.” Harry Harding, Eurasia Group; Mike Mochizuki, Sigur Center, George Washington University; and David Lampton, SAIS, participate. Location: SAIS, Nitze Building, 1740 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/663-5626.

Malkin book discussion — 7 p.m. — The Clare Boothe Luce Policy Institute and the Georgetown University College Republicans present syndicated columnist Michelle Malkin discussing her new book, “Unhinged: Exposing Liberals Gone Wild.” Georgetown University, ICC Auditorium, 37th & O streets Northwest. Contact: 703/318-0730.

Compiled by FIND/AFP and The Washington Times

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