Embassy Row: McFaul, not McFaui
Foreign visitors in Washington this week include:
• Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel, who meets with President Obama and addresses the annual conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee.
• Takuya Hattori, president of the Japan Atomic Industrial Forum and former president of Tokyo Electric Power Co. He discusses the March 2011 Japan nuclear disaster in a forum at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
• Defense Minister Andres Allamand of Chile, who addresses the Inter-American Dialogue.
• Sergei Guriev, a leading Russian economist and a member of Russia’s Council on Science, Education and Technology. He discusses the Russian presidential election with members of the Peterson Institute for International Economics.
• Thanos Veremis, a history professor at Greece’s University of Athens, discusses Greek politics in a lecture at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. On Thursday, he joins Photini Tomai, a historian with the Greek Foreign Ministry, at the Wilson Center to discuss the Truman Doctrine and the Marshall Plan.
• Oleg Kozlovsky, a Russian blogger and co-founder of the Moscow-based Vision of Tomorrow Foundation, discusses the Russian presidential election in a briefing at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.
• Carwyn Jones, the first minister of Wales, who is on a mission to promote Welsh businesses.
• Mariano Fernandez, special representative and secretary-general of the U.N. Stabilization Mission in Haiti, addresses the Inter-American Dialogue.
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