Global Attitudes: Challenges for the Next Administration
The panelists will discuss issues facing the next U.S. president based on the findings of the Pew Global Attitudes survey, including the global image of the United States, views of its foreign policies, and changing public opinion about threats to the world.
5:30 – 6:00 p.m. Reception
6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Meeting
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