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Speaker: Christian M. Castro , Director, Office of Multilateral Affairs, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Department of State About the Speaker: Christian Castro assumed duties as Director of the Office of Multilateral Affairs (EAP/MLA) in the State Department's Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs in August 2011. His office is in charge of U.S. multilateral engagement in East Asia, focusing on U.S.
2014 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
From the speaker's bio: William Inboden is a Distinguished Scholar at the Strauss Center for International Security and Law and an Assistant Professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas-Austin. He is a Non-Resident Fellow with the German Marshall Fund of the United States, and will also serve as Executive Director of the William P. Clements Jr. Center on History, Strategy and Statecraft at the University of Texas at Austin.
2013 - 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Free and open to the public. This event will be live Web-streamed. A link will be posted on the International Institute's homepage ( ) on the day of the roundtable. About the event On July 9, 2011, Sudan, Africa's largest country, split into two nations. The secession is a result of the longest civil war in world history between the north and the south that dates back to the country's independence in 1956. More than two million people died in the struggle and millions more were uprooted.
2012 - 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Free and open to the public. Ann Wright , retired U.S. Army Colonel and former U.S. Deputy Ambassador presents an examination of U.S. foreign policies in the Middle East from her point of view as a former military officer and government official, and peace activist. Further, drawing upon her recent travels, she will share her direct observations and personal experiences. About the speaker Ann Wright grew up in Bentonville, Arkansas, and attended the University of Arkansas, where she received a master's and a law degree.
2011 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Ambassador Lawrence Butler is charged with overseeing U.S. policy creation and implementation efforts in Iraq, as well as staffing, financing, and management issues related to the U.S. Secretary of State Department's presence in Iraq. Lecture is free and open to the public. Co-sponsored by CMENAS.
2007 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm