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On Leadership: Foreign Policy in Congress

KEYWORDS: JOHN FORTIER, NORM DICKS, ON LEADERSHIP SPEAKER SERIES, RICHARD LUGAR

WHEN: Tuesday, February 4, 2014 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. ET

WHERE: Bipartisan Policy Center, 1225 Eye St. NW, Washington, DC, 20005

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The Bipartisan Policy Center’s (BPC) Democracy Project hosted a discussion on foreign policy leadership in Congress. What is the balance between the executive and legislative branches in foreign policymaking? How can Congress conduct effective oversight of foreign policy? Are the committee structures and other congressional institutions adequate to shape foreign policy?

Introductions by:

John Hempelmann
President, Henry M. Jackson Foundation

Panel discussion featuring:

Senator Richard Lugar (R-IN)
President, The Lugar Center

Congressman Norm Dicks (D-WA)
Senior Policy Advisor, Van Ness Feldman

Moderated by:

John Fortier
Director, BPC’s Democracy Project