Fall 2018 CFR Academic Conference Call

Date: Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Time: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm (ET)


Reuben E. Brigety II, dean of George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs and adjunct senior fellow for African peace and security issues at CFR, will discuss Africa’s new strategic partnerships and implications for U.S. approaches toward African countries.

Please call Ameerah Siddiqi at (212) 434 - 9678, and you will be sent the toll-free dial-in number and password in advance.  

Background Materials:

1) Reuben E. Brigety II, “A Post-American Africa: The U.S. Is Falling Behind,” ForeignAffairs.com, August 28, 2018.

2) Michelle D. Gavin, “Peace and Security in Africa: A Shared Transatlantic Goal,” Strength Through Peace, Blog, Council on Foreign Relations, August 8, 2018.

3) Landry Signé, “How Africa Is Bucking the Isolationist Trend: The Continent Is Promoting Free Trade and Free Movement,” ForeignAffairs.com, May 23, 2018.

4) Reuben E. Brigety II, “U.S. Interests in Africa,” Statement Before House Foreign Affairs Committee, May 18, 2017.

5) Africa in Transition, Blog, Council on Foreign Relations.

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