• C. Raja Mohan of the Center for Policy Research in New Delhi, India. He addresses the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace on the domestic and foreign policy of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
• Prince Turki al-Faisal, a former Saudi ambassador to the United States and director of the Saudi intelligence service. He holds an 11:30 a.m. news conference at the National Press Club to discuss the alleged Iranian assassination plot against the current Saudi ambassador, Adel al-Jubeir, and other issues.
• Jean-Louis Billon, president of the Ivorian Chamber of Commerce. He addresses the Center for Strategic and International Studies about issues involving the Ivory Coast, including the International Criminal Court investigation of former President Laurent Gbagbo.
• Jorge Castaneda, a former foreign minister of Mexico; Fernando Henrique Cardoso, a former president of Brazil; Vicente Fox, a former president of Mexico; and Luis Alberto Lacalle Pou, speaker of the House of Deputies of Uruguay. They discuss the global war on drugs in a forum at the Cato Institute.
• Ales Mikhalevich, a prominent Belarusian pro-democracy activist and former presidential candidate. He testifies about political repression in Belarus at a hearing of the congressional Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe at 10:30 a.m. in Room 210 of the Cannon House Office Building.
• Samih al-Abed, a former top negotiator for the Palestinian Authority; Yossi Beilin, a former Israeli Cabinet member and peace negotiator; and Peter Maurer, Switzerland’s state secretary for foreign affairs. They discuss Israeli-Palestinian issues at a forum sponsored by the Middle East Institute.
• Petr Pithart, a former prime minister of the Czech Republic and now vice president of the Czech Senate. He addresses the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.
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James Morrison joined the The Washington Times in 1983 as a local reporter covering Alexandria, Va. A year later, he was assigned to open a Times bureau in Canada. From 1987 to 1989, Mr. Morrison was The Washington Times reporter in London, covering Britain, Western Europe and NATO issues. After returning to Washington, he served as an assistant foreign editor ...
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