Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), video forum

  • 01 Oct 2020
  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (EDT)
  • Online only
  • 140


  • Person not currently a member of ALWAC
  • Family (2); Supporter (2+1 guest); Diplomat (2+2 guest); Counselor (2+3 guest); Ambassador (2+4 guest); President's Circle (2+5 guest); Sponsor (2+6 guest) Please click the the [Add guest] button for all that are attending, even for a spouse who is also a member.
  • Member entitled to one seat per event

The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) invites us to a virtual Election 2020 U.S. Foreign Policy Forum on Thursday, October 1, from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. (EDT), via Zoom.

We at ALWAC believe our members would be very interested in this free forum. Note: CFR, not ALWAC, is hosting. Register by email to, and see below.

To register with CFR (NOT with ALWAC), please click this Register or Decline button, reply via email to Irina A. Faskianos  <>, or call Veronica Bernie at 212.434.9837.

In between the first and second presidential debates, the discussion will address the foreign policy challenges awaiting the winner of the 2020 election and the critical issues for Americans to consider as they cast their vote.

The conversation will feature:

Reuben E. Brigety II, Vice-Chancellor and President, University of the South; Former U.S. Representative to the African Union and U.S. Permanent Representative to the UN Economic Commission for Africa (2013–2015)

Richard N. Haass, President, Council on Foreign Relations; Former Special Assistant to President George H.W. Bush (1989–1993)

Jami Miscik, CEO and Vice Chairman, Kissinger Associates, Inc.; Former Co-Chair, President's Intelligence Advisory Board (2014–2017); Former Deputy Director of Intelligence, CIA (2002–2005)

Frances Fragos Townsend, Vice Chairman, General Counsel, and Chief Administration Officer, MacAndrews & Forbes Incorporated; Former Assistant to President George W. Bush for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism and Chair, Homeland Security Council (2004–2008)

Juju Chang, Coanchor, Nightline, ABC News, Presiding

This virtual meeting is free and open to all, so we hope you will also encourage your colleagues, students, and friends to join the discussion by signing up on the Eventbrite page.

Log-in information and instructions on how to participate during the question-and-answer portion will be provided the evening before the event to those who register. Please note the video and transcript of this virtual meeting will be posted on the CFR website.

We look forward to your participation!

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