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Foreign visitors in Washington this week include:


Kishore Mahbubani, a former Singaporean ambassador to the United Nations and now a professor at the National University of Singapore. He discusses his new book, “The Great Convergence: Asia, the West and the Logic of One World,” at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.


Michael Theurer, chairman of the Budgetary Control Committee of the European Parliament and vice chairman of the German Free Democratic Party caucus. He addresses the Friedrich Naumann Foundation.

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