- The Washington Times - Tuesday, November 10, 2009

PRESIDENT OBAMA

President and first lady travel to Fort Hood, Texas, for a memorial service.

GENERAL AGENDA

Noon - Iran - The Heritage Foundation holds a discussion on “The Iranian Nuclear Threat: What Next?” with Ilan Berman of the American Foreign Policy Council and Nile Gardiner and James Phillips of the Heritage Foundation. Location: National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW. Contact: 202/675-1761.

Noon - Venezuela - Cato Institute holds a forum on “The Failure of Social Policy in Venezuela,” with Maria Corina Machada, president of Sumate; Ian Vasquez of Cato Institute. Location: 1000 Massachusetts Ave. NW.

2 p.m. - APEC summit - American Enterprise Institute (AEI) holds a forum on “The APEC Summit: A Future for Transpacific Regionalism?” with Amitav Acharya, American University; Claude Barfield, AEI; Matthew Goodman, State Department; Jeffrey Schott, Peterson Institute. Location: AEI, Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th floor, 1150 17th St. NW.

Contact: 202/862-5806.

3 p.m. - Humanitarian crises - Brookings Institute hosts discussion on “Humanitarian Response Index 2009: Clarifying Donor Priorities” to launch the Development Assistance Research Associates Humanitarian Response Index 2009. Stobe Talbott of Brookings will give the introduction, with moderator Jose Maria Figueres Olsen, president of Costa Rica. Panelists include Elizabeth Ferris of the Brookings-Bern Project on Internal Displacement. Location: Brookings Institution, Falk Auditorium, 1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/797-6105.

5 p.m. - Britain - Ambassador Eric Edelman holds a discussion at the School of Advanced International Studies on the “U.S.-U.K. Special Relationship: The End of the Affair.” Location: Auditorium, 1740 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/663-5644. Source: Associated Press


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