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WorldAffairs 2004 Conference Program

  1. 1. Welcome to the World Affairs Council’s 58th Conference at Asilomar.We look forward to joining you in this beautiful setting to learn from the speakers, to contributeto the discussion, and to enjoy the many social activities that are planned.This year’s conference will examine the United States’ role in the 21st century, a particularlyapropos subject during this election year. At the outset, we will present contrasting viewpoints ofU.S. foreign policy and their implications. We will also examine how the world views the UnitedStates and contrast that with how Americans see themselves. Topics to be discussed over thecourse of the weekend will include the United States’ involvement in nation building, the role ofthe United Nations, and our country’s role in the global economy. We will also consider the con-ditions under which Americans are willing to support the projection of American military powerabroad. The conference will conclude on Sunday with a discussion of how to reach a consensuson the proper leadership role for the United States in the years and decades ahead.Over 100 students and teachers will be participating in this year’s conference, thanks to the gen-erosity of our donors, whom you will recognize by the red apples on their nametags. If you are astudent or teacher, we urge you to introduce yourself to the donors and thank them for makingyour Asilomar experience possible.We are grateful to the volunteer efforts of so many of you serving as moderators for the plenariesand breakout sessions and as hosts for our numerous social events. Moreover, we thank ourspeakers for taking time off from their busy schedules to spend the weekend with us.This weekend represents a long tradition for the World Affairs Council and Asilomar. We arefortunate to have you with us to contribute to this legacy. Whether you are an expert leading adiscussion of your life’s work or a student learning about U.S. foreign policy for the first time,we are glad to have you with us and look forward to meeting you over the course of the weekend.Sincerely yours,Tom Campbell Jane WalesChairman of the Board President & CEO
  2. 2. 2 AGENDA Friday, April 30 3:00 - 10:00 pm Registration Administration Building, Lobby 5:00 - 6:00 pm Welcome Reception Seascape 6:00 - 7:30 pm Dinner Crocker Dining Hall 7:00 - 8:00 pm Student Orientation Chapel 8:00 - 10:00 pm PLENARY I Merrill Hall The War on Terror and U.S. Foreign Policy Session Chair: J. Stapleton Roy, Conference Chair; Managing Director, Kissinger Associates; former U.S. Ambassador to China Opening Remarks by Conference Chair Dealing with the Present Crisis While Keeping our Eye on the Future Leon Fuerth, former National Security Advisor to Vice President Al Gore Remarks Robert Hunter, Senior Advisor, RAND Corporation, former U.S. Ambassador to NATO The Bush Foreign Policy: A New Bipartisan Consensus? Martin Walker, Editor in Chief, United Press International 10:00 - 11:00 pm Reception Seascape 10:15 pm U.S. Response: A Simulation for Students Heather Saturday, May 1 7:30 - 8:30 am Breakfast Crocker Dining Hall Student-Mentor Breakfast Seascape 9:00 - 10:40 am PLENARY 2 Merrill Hall The U.S. and its Allies: A World Coming Apart? Session Chair: Chuck Frankel, Third Sector Consultant East Asia: Firm Alliances in Transition Thomas Hubbard, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea Europe and America: Partnership, Amicable Separation, or Nasty Divorce? Charles Kupchan, Associate Professor, Georgetown University; Senior Fellow and Director of Europe Studies, Council on Foreign Relations Rebuilding Europe: Between Old and New Elena Borislavova Poptodorova, Bulgarian Ambassador to the U.S. The Continental Divide: Why Neoconservatives & the European Union Don’t See Eye to Eye Federico Rampini, West Coast Correspondent, La Repubblica
  3. 3. AGENDA 310:40 - 11:00 am Break & Preparation for Breakout Sessions11:00 - 12:30 pm BREAKOUT SESSIONS SESSION 1: What Future for the U.N.? Chapel Session Chair: Ann Hanham, Managing Director, Burrill & Company Future Peacekeeping Jean Marie Guéhenno, Undersecretary-General for Peace Keeping Operations, United Nations The Essential Role of the U.N. in Interventions and Nation Building Richard Sklar, Former U.S. Representative for United Nations Reform and Management and Special Representative of the President for Civilian Implementation in Bosnia SESSION 2: NATO Expansion and European Integration Scripps Session Chair: Ron Lehman, Director, Center for Global Security Research, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Remarks Robert Hunter, Senior Advisor RAND Corporation, Former U.S. Ambassador to NATO E.U. Enlargement: Implications for Europe and the Atlantic Alliance Charles Kupchan, Associate Professor, Georgetown University; Senior Fellow and Director of Europe Studies, Council on Foreign Relations European Integration and its Fault Lines Federico Rampini, West Coast Correspondent, La Repubblica SESSION 3: American Nationalism and America Seen From Abroad Merrill Hall Session Chair: David Lyon, President, Public Policy Institute of California The Two Souls of American Nationalism Anatol Lieven, Senior Associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace The Growing Divergences between the U.S. and the Rest of the World Dan Yankelovich, Founder and Chairman, Viewpoint Learning Inc. and Public Agenda. Remarks Muzamil Jaleel, Kashmir Bureau Chief, The India Express SESSION 4: The U.S. in the Global Economy Heather Session Chair: Terry Kramer, President & CEO, Q Comm International The U.S. in the Global Economy Barry Eichengreen, George C. Pardee & Helen N. Pardee Professor of Economics and Political Science, U.C. Berkeley
  4. 4. 4 AGENDA 12:30 - 2:00 pm Lunch Crocker Dining Hall Lunch for Scholarship Recipients and Donors Crocker Dining Hall 2:00 - 3:30 pm PLENARY 3 The Challenge of Nation Building Merrill Hall Session Chair: Gail Lapidus, Senior Fellow, Institute for International Studies, Stanford University Remarks Jean Marie Guéhenno, Undersecretary-General for Peace Keeping Operations, United Nations America’s Role in Nation Building: Germany to Iraq James Dobbins, Director, International Security and Defense Policy Center, Rand Corporation The Naked Truth About Peacekeeping Robert Perito, Special Advisor, Rule of Law Program, U.S. Institute of Peace Iraq’s Critical Path to Democracy Building and Nation Rebuilding Laith Kubba, President of the Iraq National Group, Senior Program Officer for the Middle East and North Africa, National Endowment for Democracy 3:30 - 3:45 pm Break 3:45 - 5:00 pm Breakout Sessions SESSION 5: Civil-Military Relations in Foreign Policy Decision Making Heather Session Chair: Wilford Welch, Co-founder, Cross Cultural Journeys How to Maintain the Republic when the Military Understands the Information Revolution Better than its Civilian Leadership? Leon Fuerth, former National Security Advisor to Vice President Al Gore The Increasing Role of the Department of Defense in Foreign Policy Harold Smith, Former Assistant Secretary of Defense The Role of Senior Military Officers in Foreign Policy Decision Making H.R. McMaster, Colonel, U.S. Army SESSION 6: Preemptive Intervention and Nation Building: Iraq Merrill Hall Session Chair: Janet Sanderson, Diplomat in Residence, U.C. Berkeley; former U.S. Ambassador to Algeria Post-Conflict Stability and Reconstruction in Iraq Robert Perito, Special Advisor, Rule of Law Program, U.S. Institute of Peace A Critical Assessment of Post Saddam-Iraq Laith Kubba, President of the Iraq National Group, Senior Program Officer for the Middle East and North Africa, National Endowment for Democracy
  5. 5. AGENDA 5 SESSION 7: Limited Intervention and Nation Building: Afghanistan Chapel Session Chair: Richard Fuller, Senior Director, Country Programs, The Asia Foundation Progress & Prospects for Nation Building in Afghanistan James Dobbins, Director, International Security and Defense Policy Center Rand Corporation Reaping What We Sow: The Implications of Limited Commitment in Afghanistan William Cole, Director, Governance, Law and Civil Society Programs, The Asia Foundation SESSION 8: Humanitarian Intervention and Nation Building: Bosnia & Kosovo Scripps Session Chair: Mary Falvey, Falvey Associates State-Building—Do We Know What We are Doing? Martti Ahtisaari, Former President of Finland and Chairman of International Crisis Group & The Crisis Management Initiative The Challenge of Kosovo Jean Marie Guéhenno, Undersecretary-General for Peace Keeping Operations, United Nations From the Balkans to Iraq: Lessons Learned and Ignored Richard Sklar, Former U.S. Representative for United Nations Reform and Management and Special Representative of the President for Civilian Implementation in Bosnia.5:00 - 6:00 pm Sunset Reception Fred Farr, Kiln & Afterglow6:00 - 7:00 pm Dinner with Speakers Crocker Dining Hall7:00 - 8:00 pm Annual Meeting of the Membership Merrill Hall8:00 - 10:00 pm PLENARY 4 Merrill Hall American Power, Fiscal Overreach and Public Opinion Session Chair: Tom Campbell, Dean, Haas School of Business, U.C. Berkeley Deficits, the Dollar and U.S. Influence Abroad Barry Eichengreen, George C. Pardee & Helen N. Pardee Professor of Economics and Political Science, U.C. Berkeley American Public Opinion: Which Way Is It Heading, and with What Consequences? Dan Yankelovich, Founder and Chairman, Viewpoint Learning Inc. and Public Agenda.10:00 pm Reception Seascape Bonfire Meadow
  6. 6. 6 AGENDA Sunday, May 2 7:30 - 9:00 am Breakfast Crocker Dining Hall 9:00 - 11:00 am PLENARY 5 Merrill Hall Hegemony, Empire or Leadership: America in the 21st Century Session Chair: Jane Wales, President & CEO, World Affairs Council of Northern California An Empire: Its Legitimacy and Responsibility Martti Ahtisaari, Former President of Finland; Chairman of International Crisis Group & The Crisis Management Initiative America’s Grand Strategy in a World At Risk Walter Russell Mead, Henry A. Kissinger Senior Fellow in U.S. Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations 11:00 - 11:30 am Final Thoughts and Conclusion by Conference Chair J. Stapleton Roy, Managing Director, Kissinger Associates; former U.S. Ambassador to China 11:30 - 12:00 pm Checkout Administration Building 12:00 pm Boxed Lunch can be picked up Crocker Dining Hall
  7. 7. 7The Saturday Luncheon for Donors and Scholarship Recipients This year, our Saturday Luncheon for Donors and Scholarship Recipients will feature WorldQuest, a trivia competition played at World Affairs Councils across America. This game tests each team’s awareness of global issues. We ask that all donors to the Education Fund and all Scholarship Recipients arrive at our reserved tables in the Crocker Dining Hall by 12:30 PM—immediately after the breakout sessions on Saturday. You won’t want to miss this event!
  8. 8. 8 SPEAKERS AND MODERATORS MARTTI AHTISAARI A native of Chicago, Campbell earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s Martti Ahtisaari is Founder and Chairman of the degrees in Economics from the University of Chicago, and a law Crisis Management Initiative, an independent degree from Harvard in 1976. He returned to the University of non-governmental organization aiming to respond Chicago, earning a Ph.D. in Economics in 1980. His dissertation was to new security challenges. Mr. Ahtisaari served the first quantitative measurement of discrimination against women in as President of the Republic of Finland from1994 federal civil service employment. to 2000. His presidential election followed a long and distinguished career with the Foreign Ministry of Finland and the WILLIAM COLE United Nations. Dr. Cole joined the Asia Foundation in 1996 and currently serves as Director for Governance, Law, From 1992 to 1993, Mr. Ahtisaari was Chairman of the Bosnia- and Civil Society. As Director, he is responsible for Herzegovina Working Group of the International Conference on the program strategy, design, and evaluation in the areas Former Yugoslavia and served as Special Adviser to the Conference and of democratic governance, the rule of law, human as the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for former rights, and conflict management. He participates Yugoslavia. In 1999 he represented the European Union in three-way in overall strategic planning for the Foundation’s country and regional talks with Russia and the United States to negotiate a resolution of the programs. His duties also include overseeing the Information and Kosovo crisis. Together with Russia’s envoy, Viktor Chernomyrdin, he Communications Technology Program. Prior to his current position, presented the terms of the G-8 countries to Yugoslav President Slobodan Dr. Cole established and served as the Director of the Foundation’s Milosevic in June 1999 and helped end hostilities over Kosovo. economic policy reform program in Indonesia. Upon leaving office as President, Mr. Ahtisaari took on the chairman- Before joining the Asia Foundation, Dr. Cole worked for the ship of the International Crisis Group and the co-chairmanship of the U.S. Agency for International Development, where he served in New York-based EastWest Institute. He is a member of the joint advi- a range of strategic planning, program design, and management sors’ group for the Open Society Institute and the Soros Foundations. capacities. Following work in Indonesia on both economic and He also serves as Chairman of the Balkan Youth and Children governance programs, he moved to Washington, D.C. where he Foundation and the Global Commission of the International Youth established and managed the Agency’s Governance and Democracy Foundation, as well as of the International Governing Board of the Program for the Near East Bureau. He then established a political War-Torn Societies Project. economy strategic planning unit for the Bureau of Europe and the NIS. Other post-presidential activities have included chairing an independ- Mr. Cole received a B.S. degree in Biology, Chemistry, and Mathematics ent panel on the security and safety of UN personnel in Iraq, appoint- from Washington and Lee University in Virginia, and an M.A. and ment as UN Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa and personal envoy Ph.D. in Anthropology from Washington University in St. Louis. of the OSCE Chairman for Central Asia, inspection of the IRA’s arms dumps with fellow inspector Cyril Ramaphosa from South Africa, and JAMES DOBBINS the drafting of a report on the human rights and political situation in Ambassador Dobbins is currently the Director of Austria as a member of the EU’s group of “Three Wise Men”. the International Security and Defense Policy Center at the Rand Corporation’s Washington office. He Mr. Ahtisaari has been awarded the Franklin D. Roosevelt Four has held senior White House and State Department Freedoms Award, the Hessen Peace Prize, the J. William Fulbright positions under four presidents and has served Award for International Understanding, the European Peacebuilder most recently as the Bush Administration’s Award from the European Center for Common Ground, and the Special Envoy for Afghanistan. He has previously served as a United Euro-Atlantic Bridge Prize from the European Foundation for Culture. States special envoy for Kosovo, Bosnia, Haiti, and Somalia. He has held a variety of State Department and White House posts, including TOM CAMPBELL* Assistant Secretary of State for Europe, Special Assistant to the President Tom Campbell became the thirteenth Dean for the Western Hemisphere, Special Adviser to the President and Secretary of U.C. Berkeley’s Haas School of Business of State for the Balkans, and Ambassador to the European Community. last year after a distinguished career as Through the 1990’s, Ambassador Dobbins supervised peace operations Congressman, State Senator, and Stanford Law in Kosovo and Bosnia, managing American relief and reconstruction Professor. Prior to joining U.C. Berkeley, efforts in the Balkans valued in excess of $1 billion per annum. Tom Campbell had served as a Constitutional Law Professor at Stanford University since 1983. BARRY EICHENGREEN Barry Eichengreen is the George C. and Helen He was elected five times to represent the Silicon Valley before the N. Pardee Professor of Economics and Political U.S. Congress. Among his legislative achievements are authorship of Science at U.C. Berkeley, where he has taught the 1998 Food Bank Relief Act and the 2000 Peace Corps since 1987. He is also Research Associate of the Reauthorization Act. He is also one of our nation’s foremost experts National Bureau of Economic Research in on the War Powers Act. Campbell was elected California State Senator Cambridge and Research Fellow of the Centre for in 1993. During his two-year term, he earned ratings by the Economic Policy Research in London. In 1997-98 he was Senior Policy Sacramento-based California Journal as the most ethical state senator, Advisor at the International Monetary Fund. He is a Fellow of the the best overall senator, and the state Senate’s best problem solver. American Academy of Arts and Sciences and is Chair of the Bellagio Group of academics and economic officials.
  9. 9. SPEAKERS AND MODERATORS 9He has held Guggenheim and Fulbright Fellowships and has been After retiring from government service at the conclusion of the Clintona Fellow of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Administration, Fuerth served as the J.B. and Maurice C. ShapiroSciences in Palo Alto and the Institute for Advanced Study in Professor of International Affairs at The George WashingtonBerlin. Professor Eichengreen has published widely on the history University from 2001 to 2003. He currently serves as a Researchand current operation of the international monetary and financial Professor of International Affairs at George Washington Universitysystem. His books include Capital Flows and Crises, Financial Crises and leads a program for the study of long-range policy analysis,and What to Do About Them, and Golden Fetters: The Gold Standard entitled “Forward Engagement.”and the Great Depression, 1919-1939. RICHARD FULLER* MARY FALVEY* Richard Fuller is Senior Director of Country Mary Falvey serves as a corporate director and Programs for The Asia Foundation, with primary as an advisor to and investor in early-stage responsibility for overseeing the planning, technology companies. Ms. Falvey has worked implementation, and evaluation of the Foundation’s as a management consultant, operating executive, programs in Asia. In this capacity he provides entrepreneur, appointee to senior advisory programmatic and policy support to country pro- positions in the federal government, and trustee grams and supervises and evaluates the performance of thein the fields of education, health care, and the performing arts. Foundation’s resident representatives in the region. Dr. Fuller joined the Foundation in 1984 as a program officer. He has served asMary Falvey has served on the boards of Golden Gate Bank, San Assistant Representative and Representative in Bangladesh andFrancisco Symphony, the World Affairs Council of Northern Representative in the Philippines and Sri Lanka. Prior to his presentCalifornia, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, and Cornell University. position he served as Regional Director for South and Southeast Asia.She has been a Trustee of the Social Security Trust Funds and amember of the National Commission on Social Security Reform Dr. Fuller was appointed by the U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines(both of which were Presidential appointments). She has been a to serve on the Board of Directors of the Philippine-Americanmember of the Composite Committee of the United States Medical Education Foundation, and has also served on the Board of TrusteesLicensing Examination and has served as Chair of the Board of of The International School in Manila. Prior to joining theTrustees of San Francisco Performances and the Board of Trustees Foundation, he was a consultant for the Village Development andof the Saint Francis Hospital Foundation. Training Program in Bangladesh and was a teacher at the American International School in Bangladesh.Ms. Falvey is a graduate of Cornell University and the HarvardBusiness School. She lives in San Francisco. Dr. Fuller was a UN-sanctioned observer of East Timor’s first national assembly elections in 2001 and a delegate to the International Conference CHUCK FRANKEL* on Reconstruction Assistance to Afghanistan in Japan in 2002. Chuck Frankel has had extensive involvement with the World Affairs Council since he joined Dr. Fuller earned his B.A. from the United States International University its Young Adult Study Group over 40 years ago. in San Diegos and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Florida State University. As a Peace Corps Country Director, corporate foundation director, and tour operator-owner, JEAN MARIE GUÉHENNO he has lived and traveled extensively in Africa and Jean Marie Guéhenno was appointed Under-Asia. He has been an entrepreneur and a manager of, and consultant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operationsto private, public, and non-profit enterprises. He currently serves on by Secretary-General Kofi Annan in Octoberthe Boards of the Smithsonian Museum of African Art, the Goldman 2000. Mr. Guéhenno came to the post withSchool of Public Policy, and the National Peace Corps Association, wide experience in the fields of diplomacy,as well as the World Affairs Council of Northern California. He is defense, and international relations, as well ashonorary Consul General of Botswana. in administration and management. LEON FUERTH He spent a part of his career in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Leon Fuerth’s career in government spanned France as a member of the Policy Planning staff and later its director, thirty years, including positions in the State as the head of cultural affairs in the French Embassy in Washington Department, the House and Senate staff, and D.C., and as Ambassador to the Western European Union. Mr. the White House. His most recent government Guéhenno was a member of the European Commission that produced service was as Vice President Gore’s National a White Paper on Defense in 1994. He was appointed Chairman of Security Adviser for the eight years of the Clinton the Institut des Hautes Etudes de Défense National in 1998. He hasAdministration, where he served on the Principals’ Committee of the also been a member of the UN Secretary-General’s Advisory Board onNational Security Council, alongside the Secretary of State, the Disarmament Matters since 1999.Secretary of Defense, and the President’s own National SecurityAdviser. During Gore’s years in Congress and in the Senate, Fuerth Mr. Guéhenno was educated at the Ecole Nationale d’Administrationalso advised him on national security issues. Before beginning his (ENA) in Paris. He became a member of the Court des Comptes, (thework on Capitol Hill in 1979, Fuerth spent eleven years as a Foreign French Audit Office) after his graduation from ENA in 1976. He wasService officer. attached to the section of the Court that audits the Ministry of Defense
  10. 10. 10 SPEAKERS AND MODERATORS until his appointment as the Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping ROBERT E. HUNTER operations. Mr. Guéhenno is Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur and Ambassador Robert Hunter is Senior Advisor at Commandeur de l’Ordre du Mérite Allemand. He has contributed the RAND Corporation’s Washington office. numerous articles on international affairs and is the author of The End He is also President of the Atlantic Treaty of the Nation-State. Association, Chairman of the Council for a Community of Democracies, Associate at Harvard ANN HANHAM* University’s Belfer Center for Science and Ann Hanham is a Managing Director with Burrill International Affairs, and Senior International Consultant to & Company, a Life Sciences Merchant Bank based Lockheed-Martin Overseas Corporation. in San Francisco. Prior to joining Burrill & Company, Dr. Hanham was a Co-founder and From July 1993 to January 1998, Robert Hunter served as U.S. Vice President of Clinical & Regulatory Affairs Ambassador to NATO, and also represented the U.S. to the Western at InterMune Pharmaceuticals, and prior to that, European Union. He was a principal architect of the “New NATO” and the Senior Director for Oncology Product Development at Otsuka led the North Atlantic Council in implementing decisions of the 1994 Pharmaceuticals and the Medical Director for Celtrix Pharmaceuticals. and 1997 NATO Summits. These included implementing the Alliance’s She has also worked for Becton Dickinson in both regulatory and expansion and internal restructuring, managing NATO-Russia, NATO- clinical affairs for the monoclonal antibody program, and as a Ukrainian, and NATO-WEU relations, and implementing the regulatory toxicologist with the Health Protection branch of Health Partnership for Peace, of which Mr. Hunter was Co-author. and Welfare Canada. Prior to his appointment to NATO, Ambassador Hunter was Vice Dr. Hanham holds a Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia, President for International Politics and Director of European Studies at an M.Sc. from Simon Fraser University, and a B.Sc. from the University the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, of Toronto. She was also Board Certified in Toxicology in 1986. D.C. He has also served as Special Advisor on Lebanon to the Speaker She currently is a member of the Board of Directors of BioMimetic of the House of Representatives and Lead Consultant to the National Pharmaceuticals, Immunicon, Sention, and Veritas Medicine. Bipartisan Commission on Central America (the Kissinger Commission). He was Co-founder of the Center for National Policy THOMAS HUBBARD and an organizer of the National Endowment for Democracy. Thomas Hubbard has served as United States Ambassador to the Republic of Korea since In the 2000 presidential campaign, he was a Senior Foreign Policy September 11, 2001. Ambassador Hubbard is a Advisor to Vice President Al Gore, and he performed a similar role for career Foreign Service officer, having spent much Governor Jimmy Carter in 1976, Vice President Walter Mondale from of his career in Asia, beginning in 1969 in Japan, 1981 to 1984, Majority Leader Richard Gephardt in 1988, and where he served twice for a total of seven years. Governor Bill Clinton from 1991 to 1992. In January 1975, Mr. Hubbard was posted to the U.S. Mission to Throughout the Carter Administration, Ambassador Hunter served on the OECD in Paris, serving as Energy Advisor. In 1981, Ambassador the National Security Council staff, as Director of West European Affairs Hubbard was seconded for one year as Legislative Assistant to from 1977 to 1979, and as Director of Middle East Affairs from 1979 to Congressman Jim Leach of Iowa. Following this assignment, he directed 1981. He was also a member of the U.S. negotiating team for talks on the Training and Liaison staff of the State Department’s Bureau of the West Bank and Gaza, directed the 1978 NATO Summit, and was a Personnel and then served as Philippines Desk Officer in 1984-85. principal author of the Carter Doctrine for the Persian Gulf. He became Country Director for Japan in June 1985 and held that position until 1987. Among his many publications, Ambassador Hunter is author of The European Security and Defense Policy: NATO’s Companion or Competitor?, Mr. Hubbard was appointed Deputy Chief of Mission to the U.S. Security in Europe, Presidential Control of Foreign Policy, The Soviet Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in 1987. In 1990, he was posted Dilemma in the Middle East, and Organizing for National Security. He as Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Manila, Republic has also written for such journals as Foreign Policy, Foreign Affairs, and of the Philippines. From March 1993 to August 1996 he served as The Washington Quarterly, and for numerous newspapers, including Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, and the Washington Post. Affairs in Washington. From July 1996 to August 2000, Mr. Hubbard He regularly speaks in person and appears in television broadcasts in served concurrently as U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of the the U.S. and abroad. Philippines and to the Republic of Palau. He resumed his post in Washington as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Ambassador Hunter holds a Ph.D. from the London School of Pacific Affairs in August 2000, which he held until his appointment as Economics (LSE). He has taught at the LSE, Georgetown University, Ambassador to the Republic of Korea in 2001. Johns Hopkins, Washington College, and George Washington University.
  11. 11. SPEAKERS AND MODERATORS 11 MUZAMIL JALEEL Foundation and the Arab Organization for Human Rights. In 1994, Muzamil Jaleel is currently a Visiting Scholar in Mr. Kubba founded the International Forum for Islamic Dialogue, a Residence at the U.C. Berkeley Graduate School network of liberal Islamists. More recently he founded and headed the of Journalism. He has been covering Kashmir for Iraq National Group, a policy forum for post-war Iraq. Laith Kubba over a decade and is currently the Chief of has a Bachelors degree from the University of Baghdad and a Ph.D. Bureau there for The Indian Express. He has also from the University of Wales in the United Kingdom. written for The Guardian, The Observer and TheTimes of London as well as for the Al Jazeera news website. He has CHARLES KUPCHANbeen awarded fellowships by the British Foreign Office, The Times of Charles Kupchan is an Associate Professor ofIndia, and the Institute of Social Studies in The Hague. In 2003 Mr. International Relations in the School of ForeignJaleel was awarded the Tolerance Prize by the International Federation Service and Government Department atJournalists and was also nominated for Federation’s Natali Prize for his Georgetown University. He is also a Seniorhuman rights reporting on the Kashmir conflict. Fellow and Director of Europe Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. He was Director TERRY KRAMER* for European Affairs on the National Security Council during the first Terry Kramer is the President and CEO of Clinton administration. He is the author of The End of the American Q Comm International, a publicly traded Era, Power in Transition, Civic Engagement in the Atlantic Community, provider of electronic transaction processing and Atlantic Security, The Vulnerability of Empire, The Persian Gulf and the distribution services for prepaid telecommunications West, and numerous articles on international and strategic affairs. products. Terry has over 15 years of telecommuni- cations experience with companies including Dr. Kupchan received a B.A. from Harvard University and M.Phil.Vodafone/AirTouch where he worked in all major areas of the and D.Phil. degrees from Oxford University. He has served as a visitingbusiness, including as President of AirTouch Paging. scholar at Harvard University’s Center for International Affairs, Columbia University’s Institute for War and Peace Studies, thePrior To Vodafone AirTouch, Terry was an associate with Booz Allen International Institute for Strategic Studies in London, and the Centre& Hamilton where he focused on strategy development for consumer d’Etudes et de Recherches Internationales in Paris.products and retail organizations. Terry was also a Product Managerand Marketing Research Manager for the Harris Corporation/Farinon GAIL LAPIDUS*Division, which manufactures microwave communications equipment. Gail Lapidus is a specialist on Soviet and Post-Soviet society, politics, and foreign policy.He also advises and sits on the boards of telecommunications companies. Currently, she is a Senior Fellow at the StanfordHe is currently a Board member of FiberTower, a wireless backhaul Institute for International Studies, where sheservices startup located in San Francisco and 724 Solutions, a Santa heads the project on ethnic conflict in theBarbara based, publicly traded provider of wireless gateways for former Soviet Union. She is also Professoradvanced data services. He is also a member of the Advisory Board of Emeritus of Political Science at U.C. Berkeley and served as ChairSonim Technologies, a provider of wireless push-to-talk applications. of the Berkeley-Stanford Program in Soviet and Post-Soviet Studies from 1985 until 1994.Terry obtained his B.A. in Economics with honors from U.C.L.A.and his M.B.A. from Harvard University. He sits on the Board of the Professor Lapidus has authored and edited a number of books onWorld Affairs Council of Northern California and is a member of the Soviet and post-Soviet affairs, including The New Russia: TroubledHarvard Business School Association of Northern California and the Transformation and Women in Soviet Society. A frequent visitor to theHarvard Club. U.S.S.R. and its successor states, she is currently working on a book on the impact of the Soviet legacy on patterns of conflict in the post- LAITH KUBBA Soviet states. In the past few years, Professor Lapidus led two Council Laith Kubba was born and raised in Baghdad, trips, one to Central Asia, and one to the Caucasus. She is a member Iraq. Over the past two years, he held close con- of the Council on Foreign Relations and several scholarly associations sultations with senior U.S. Government officials and serves on the Board of the World Affairs Council of Northern on Iraq. He participated in working groups of the California. A graduate of Radcliffe College, she received her M.A. and Department of State’s Future of Iraq project. Ph.D. from Harvard University. Currently, he is the Senior Program Officer forthe Middle East and North Africa at the National Endowment for RONALD FRANK LEHMAN II*Democracy, overseeing projects on both Iraq and Afghanistan. From Ronald F. Lehman II is the Director of the1991 to1999, he was the Director of International Relations at the Center for Global Security Research at theAl Khoei Foundation in London. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Chairman of theFor many years, Dr. Kubba was an active opponent to Saddam Governing Board of the International ScienceHussein and represented the Iraqi opposition in international and and Technology Center, an inter-governmentalmedia fora. He coordinated the first Iraqi National Congress meeting organization headquartered in Moscow. He serves on the U.S.in Vienna in 1992, was its spokesman, and served on its first Department of Defense Threat Reduction Advisory Committee.Executive Committee. He also served on the boards of many Muslim Ambassador Lehman had been Director of the U.S. Arms Controland Arab organization in Britain and the USA, including the Iraq and Disarmament Agency from 1989 to 1993. Previously, he served
  12. 12. 12 SPEAKERS AND MODERATORS in the Defense Department as Assistant Secretary for International DAVID LYON* Security Policy, in the State Department as U.S. Chief Negotiator on David Lyon is President and CEO of the Public Strategic Offensive Arms, and in the White House as Deputy Assistant Policy Institute of California (PPIC). PPIC was to the President for National Security Affairs. He has also served on co-founded by William R. Hewlett, Roger W. the National Security Council staff as a Senior Director, in the Pentagon Heyns, and Arjay Miller to carry out objective as Deputy Assistant Secretary, on the Senior Professional Staff of the U.S. research on public policy issues facing the people Senate Armed Services Committee, and as a district adviser in Vietnam of California. Prior to assuming leadership of commissioned in the United States Army Military Intelligence Branch. PPIC in 1994, Dr. Lyon was a Vice President and Corporate Officer at RAND. Dr. Lyon has worked on public policy issues for thirty-five In 1995, Ambassador Lehman was appointed to the five-member years and holds a B.S. in Urban Planning from Michigan State President’s Advisory Board on Arms Proliferation Policy. Since then, University and an M.C.P. and Ph.D. in City and Regional Planning he has served on the Defense Science Board’s Task Forces on from U.C. Berkeley. Globalization and Security, on Tritium, and on Defense against Biological Weapons. He has also served on the National Research Dr. Lyon is Co-editor of the book Urban America: Policy Choices for Council’s Committee on Science, Technology, and Health Aspects of Los Angeles and the Nation and author of numerous essays, including the Foreign Policy Agenda of the United States and on its Committee “Representation Without Taxation: Proposition 13 and Local Government on Alternative Technologies to Replace Anti-Personnel Landmines. in California,” “California Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow: Learning from Eastcoastia,” and “From Home Rule to Fiscal Rule: Taking a For the Department of Energy he was the U.S.-Snezhinsk Working Measure of Local Government Finance in California.” Group Co-chair for the Joint Russian-American Steering Committee on the Implementation of the Agreement signed between the Governments Dr. Lyon is a Trustee of the World Affairs Council of Northern of the Russian Federation and the United States of America on California, a board member of the Japan Society of Northern Implementation of the Nuclear Cities Initiative. Ron was temporarily California, and a member of the advisory council of the College of detailed to the Administrator of the National Nuclear Security Environmental Design at U.C. Berkeley. He sits on the advisory board Administration as counter terrorism coordinator after the September 11th of the Asia Society Northern California and the advisory council of attacks. He was Head of the U.S. Delegations to the Fourth Review California Connected. He is a member of the Pacific Council on Conference of the Non-Proliferation Treaty and the Third Review International Policy and the Council on Foreign Relations. Conference of the Biological Weapons Convention, was Deputy Head of Delegation for the Paris signing of the Chemical Weapons H.R. MCMASTER Convention, and was four times a U.S. Representative to Colonel H.R. McMaster was commissioned in the United Nations First Committee. the United States Army upon graduation from the United States Military Academy in 1984. His While at the Defense Department, he was Chairman of the NATO military education includes the Airborne and High Level Group on NATO Nuclear Forces Policy and was a member Ranger Schools, the Armor Officer Basic and of the Defense Resources Board, the Defense Acquisition Board, and Advanced Courses, the Cavalry Leader’s Course, the Executive Committee of the On-Site Inspection Agency. He also the U.S. Army Combined Armed Services Staff School, the U.S. Army served as an Executive Branch Commissioner-Observer on the Command and General Staff College and a U.S. Army War College Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe. He is a Trustee fellowship. He has served in numerous command and staff positions of the World Affairs Council of Northern California. in Armor and Cavalry units in the U.S. and Germany. He command- ed Eagle Troop, Second Armored Cavalry Regiment in Bamberg, ANATOL LIEVEN Germany and Southwest Asia during Operations Desert Shield, Desert A journalist, writer, and historian, Anatol Lieven Storm, and the occupation of Southern Iraq. He commanded the 1st writes on a range of security and international Squadron, 4th Cavalry in Schweinfurt, Germany from October 1999 affairs issues. He previously was editor of Strategic until June of 2002. In June 2004 he assumes command of the Third Comments, published by the International Armored Cavalry Regiment at Fort Carson, Colorado. Institute for Strategic Studies in London. There, he also specialized in the former Soviet Union and McMaster holds a Ph.D. in History from the University of North in aspects of contemporary warfare. From 1996 to 1997, he was a visiting Carolina at Chapel Hill. He taught History at the United States senior fellow at the U.S. Institute of Peace. Previously he was a corre- Military Academy from 1994 to 1996. He was a National Security spondent for the Financial Times in Eastern Europe, based in Budapest. Affairs Fellow at the Hoover Institution from 2002 to May 2003 and remains a Research Fellow at Hoover. Since May 2003 he has served Lieven’s journalism career includes work as a correspondent for The as Director of the Commander’s Advisory Group at U.S. Central Times of London in the former Soviet Union from 1990 to 1996. Prior Command. His award-winning book, Dereliction of Duty: Lyndon to 1990, Lieven was correspondent for The Times in Pakistan and Johnson, Robert McNamara, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the Lies that Afghanistan. He also worked as a freelance journalist in India. In the Led to Vietnam, was published in May 1997. He has published numer- autumn and winter of 1989, he covered the revolutions in ous articles on historical and national security affairs topics in edited Czechoslovakia and Romania for The Times. He is the author of volumes, newspapers, magazines, and professional journals. Ambivalent Neighbors: The EU, NATO and the Price of Membership, His military decorations include the Silver Star Medal. edited with Dmitri Trenin, Ukraine and Russia: A Fraternal Rivalry, and Chechnya: Tombstone of Russian Power. He is currently working on The Demon in the Cellar: An Anatomy of American Nationalism, due in the fall of 2004.
  13. 13. SPEAKERS AND MODERATORS 13 WALTER RUSSELL MEAD FEDERICO RAMPINI Walter Russell Mead, Henry A. Kissinger Senior Federico Rampini is the senior West Coast and Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy at the Council on Pacific Rim correspondent of La Repubblica, the Foreign Relations, is one of the country’s leading largest national newspaper in Italy. He contributes students of American foreign policy. His last book, editorials and feature stories on political affairs, Special Providence: American Foreign Policy and How It the economy, technology, globalization, and the Changed the World was widely hailed by reviewers, Pacific Rim. As an economist he publishes newshistorians, and diplomats as an important study that will change the analysis on national and international issues related to the financialway Americans and others think about American foreign policy. markets, monetary policy, and trade relations between the U.S.,Among several honors and prizes, Special Providence received the Lionel Europe, and Asia. In his previous assignment at La Repubblica he wasGelber Award (which The Economist calls “the world’s most important the Senior European Correspondent, covering European politicalprize for non-fiction”) for the best book in English on international affairs and the monetary union and was executive managing editor inrelations in 2002. The Italian translation won the Premio Acqui Storia Milano. He was also Assistant Managing Editor of Il Sole 24 Ore, theawarded to the most important historical book published in Italian. largest daily financial newspaper in Europe.Mead’s most recent book, Power, Terror, Peace and War: America’s As a writer he published many award winning books in Italy on suchGrand Strategy in a World at Risk, was published in April of 2004, and subjects as the crisis of the welfare state and pension system, the growingin January 2005 Alfred A. Knopf will publish Is God On Our Side? influence of Germany over Europe, the New Economy, and the compe- tition between the American and the European models of capitalism. His ROBERT PERITO latest book, published in Italy in February 2002, deals with the impact Robert Perito is a Special Advisor in the Rule of of the single European currency on Italy and the European economy. Law Program at the U.S. Institute of Peace where he was previously a Senior Fellow. He is also a He is a member of the board of Critique Internationale, the foreign visiting lecturer at Princeton University and holds affairs monthly published by the Fondation Nationale des Sciences faculty appointments at American and George Politiques in Paris; a member of the board of Limes, the foreign affairs Mason Universities. Before joining the Institute, Italian bi-monthly; and a counselor to Politique Internationale and thehe served as Deputy Director of the International Criminal Investigative Institut Français des Relations Internationales in Paris.Training Assistance Program at the U.S. Department of Justice. In thatrole he was responsible for providing policy guidance and program direc- J. STAPLETON ROYtion for peacekeeping operations in Bosnia, East Timor, and Kosovo Ambassador J. Stapleton Roy retired from theand in post-conflict environments in Albania, Croatia, and Macedonia. Foreign Service in January 2001 after a career spanning 45 years with the U.S. Department ofEarlier, Perito served for more than 25 years as a Foreign Service officer State. A fluent Chinese speaker, Mr. Roy spentwith the U.S. Department of State, retiring with the rank of Minister- much of his career in East Asia, where his assign-Counselor. His career included service as Deputy Executive Secretary of ments included Bangkok, Hong Kong, Taipei,the National Security Council from 1988-89. He received a Presidential Beijing, Singapore, and Jakarta. He also specialized in Soviet affairsMeritorious Service Award in 1990 for his leadership of the U.S. delega- and served in Moscow at the height of the Cold War. Mr. Roy rose totion to the Angola peace talks. Before joining the Foreign Service, Perito become a three-time ambassador, serving as the top U.S. envoy inserved as a Rural Development Officer with the Peace Corps in Nigeria. Singapore from 1984 to 1986, the People’s Republic of China from 1991 to 1995, and Indonesia from 1996 to 1999. In 1996, he wasHe holds an M.A. in Peace Operations Policy from George Mason promoted to the rank of Career Ambassador, the highest rank in theUniversity. He is the author of The American Experience with Police Foreign Service. Ambassador Roy’s final post with the Statein Peace Operations and Where Is the Lone Ranger When We Need Him? Department was as Assistant Secretary for Intelligence and Research.America’s Search for a Post-Conflict Stability Force. In January 2001, Ambassador Roy joined Kissinger Associates, Inc., a ELENA BORISLAVOVA POPTODOROVA strategic consulting firm, as Managing Director. He works from offices Elena Borislavova Poptodorova became in New York City and Washington, D.C. Ambassador of Bulgaria to the United States in February 2002. Her prior positions as a diplomat Ambassador Roy was born in Nanjing, China of American missionary include Director of the Directorate of parents. In 1956, he graduated magna cum laude from Princeton International Organizations and Human Rights University, where he majored in History and was elected to Phi from June 2001 to February 2002 and various Beta Kappa.diplomatic posts in Rome and San Marino between 1987 and 1990.She was Member of Parliament from 1990 to 2001. From 1991 to JANET SANDERSON*1994, Poptodorova served as Vice Chair of the Bulgarian delegation to Ambassador Janet Sanderson, is a career memberthe Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and as a member of the of the U.S. Department of State’s Senior ForeignCoordinating Committee of Women Parliamentarians of the IPU, Service. Since August of 2003 she has served asresponsible for Eastern and Central Europe. From 1994 to 1997, she the Department’s Diplomat in Residence (DIR)served as a member of the Bulgarian delegation to the Parliamentary at U.C. Berkeley. In this capacity she focuses onAssembly of the Council of Europe. Poptodorova holds degrees from recruiting a new generation of leaders for thethe University of Sofia and the University of National and World State Department and working with foreign affairs groups, the military,Economy in Sofia. professional organizations, and others interested in foreign policy and
  14. 14. 14 SPEAKERS AND MODERATORS government service. Her area of responsibility includes Northern HAROLD SMITH California, the Pacific Northwest, and Hawaii. Dr. Smith holds the appointment of Distinguished Visiting Scholar and Professor Ambassador Sanderson served as U.S. Ambassador to the Peoples’ with the Goldman School of Public Policy at Democratic Republic of Algeria from 2000-2003. During her tenure, U.C. Berkeley where he focuses on the impact U.S.-Algerian relations broadened and deepened in key areas, includ- of technology on foreign and defense policy. ing enhanced bilateral political, economic, and military cooperation. Ambassador Sanderson also spearheaded normalization of the U.S. In 1993, Dr. Smith accepted an appointment with the Clinton diplomatic presence in Algeria. Administration as Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Nuclear, Chemical, and Biological Defense Programs with responsibilities for Ambassador Sanderson has had extensive experience in the Middle reduction and maintenance of the American and NATO arsenals of East, where she served as Deputy Chief of Mission in Amman, Jordan nuclear weapons, dismantlement of the chemical weapon stockpile, from 1997 to 2000. Her other assignments have included a tour from oversight of the chemical and biological defense programs, manage- 1993 to 1997 as Economic Minister-Counselor at the U.S. Embassy in ment of counter-proliferation acquisition, and management of treaties Cairo, during which time she oversaw the implementation of the US- related to strategic weapons. He was responsible for implementation of Egyptian Partnership for Economic Growth and Development. the Cooperative Threat Reduction (Nunn-Lugar) program, which Ambassador Sanderson worked as Economic Counselor at the U.S. assists the former Soviet Union in the dismantlement of their weapons Embassy in Amman, Jordan, during the 1990-1991 Gulf War; as of mass destruction and in converting their related industries to commer- Petroleum Attaché in Kuwait from 1982 to 1985, during the Iran-Iraq cial production. The Defense Special Weapons Agency and the On Site “Tanker War”; and at the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv from 1980 to 1982. Inspection Agency reported to him. He returned to private life in 1998. She is the recipient of three Department of State Superior Honor In 1960, after receiving the Ph.D. in Nuclear Engineering from MIT, Awards as well as the Department’s Herbert A. Salzman Award for he joined the faculty of U.C. Berkeley where he published extensively International Economic Performance for her work in Cairo. In 2003, on the optimal control of exotic nuclear systems and on the interaction the Department of Commerce awarded her its Certificate of Service for of radiation with surfaces, including ion implantation of silicon. He retired her support of American business interests in Algeria. as Professor and Chairman of the Department of Applied Science in 1976 in order to pursue his interests in managerial consulting and entre- In Washington, Ambassador Sanderson has worked in the Department’s preneurial ventures. The Palmer Smith Corporation, a consulting firm Bureau of Near East Affairs as Kuwait/United Arab Emirates Desk specializing in management of high technology programs, was established Officer and in the European Bureau as Organization of Economic and retained by many of the largest defense contractors. He was one of Cooperation and Development Desk Officer. She started her Foreign the early principals of SAIC, RDA-Logicon, and JAYCOR. Service career in 1978 as the U.S. Vice Consul in Dacca, Bangladesh. Dr. Smith was awarded a White House Fellowship in 1966 and was Ambassador Sanderson, a resident of Tucson, Arizona, entered the assigned as a Special Assistant to the Secretary of Defense. Since that Foreign Service in 1977 after obtaining a B.A. in Government with time, he has served as an advisor to numerous governmental boards high honors from the College of William and Mary. As part of the on national security policy, giving particular attention to projects Department’s Senior Professional Training, she obtained an M.A. in requiring a broad range of technical and managerial skills. Of particu- National Security Studies from the College of Naval Warfare, Newport, lar note are his chairmanship of the Vulnerability Task Force of the RI, in 1993. She speaks French and Arabic. Defense Science Board and a special study for (then) Secretary of Defense James Schlesinger on the Airborne Warning and Control RICHARD SKLAR System (AWACS), i.e. the Smith Report. Ambassador Sklar has a distinguished and honored 40-year career in private and public Dr. Smith is a Fellow of the American Physical Society and a sector management. He received his bachelor’s Commander in the Legion of Honor of France. He has thrice received degree in mechanical engineering from Cornell the highest honor granted by the Department of Defense for civilian University in 1957 and went on to found a service, the Distinguished Public Service Award, as well as the Director’s Cleveland-based manufacturer of construction Award of the Defense Intelligence Agency, the Exceptional Civilian equipment, of which he was President and CEO. That company was Service Award of the Air Force, and the Commendation of the Secretary sold in 1973. He later become president and a principal owner of the of the Navy. In addition to technical papers, he has published articles of San Francisco based construction management firm of O’Brien public interest, related to national security, in The New York Times, The Kreitzberg, Inc., which, at the time it was sold, was one of the largest Christian Science Monitor, The Wall Street Journal, US News and World management construction firms in North America. Report, and Arms Control Today. In 1996, Ambassador Sklar was appointed as the President’s Special Representative for Economic Reform and Reconstruction to carry out civilian development in Bosnia as part of the U.S. brokered peace accords. In 1998, Mr. Sklar was named U.S. Representative for United Nations Reform and Management. He then returned to the Balkans as President Clinton’s Special Representative for Economic Reform in Southeast Europe and continues to advise the Government of Montenegro on a pro bono basis. More recently, he was named by then California Governor Davis to lead a task force of engineering.
  15. 15. SPEAKERS AND MODERATORS 15 JANE WALES* DAN YANKELOVICH Jane Wales is President and Chief Executive Named by PR Week as one of the ten most Officer of the World Affairs Council of Northern influential people of the 20th century in the California. She is the former Associate Director of arena of public affairs, communications, and the White House Office of Science Technology public relations, Dan Yankelovich has spent Policy, and Senior Director of the National more than forty years monitoring social change Security Council. Prior to her dual appointment and public opinion in America. He is Director ofin the Clinton Administration, Wales chaired the international pro- Loral Space and Communications Inc. and Director Emeritus of CBS,grams at the Carnegie Corporation of New York and the W. Alton US West, the Meredith Corporation, Diversified Energies, andJones Foundation. She was also Director of the Rockefeller Brothers ARKLA. He is a Trustee of the Kettering Foundation, the JapanFund’s Project on World Security. She served as Deputy Assistant Society, and the Fund for the City of New York, and Special AdvisorSecretary of State in the Carter Administration and was National to the Aspen Institute and Trinity Church. He is Trustee Emeritus andExecutive Director of Physicians for Social Responsibility, which shared former Chairman of the Educational Testing Service (ETS) and Trusteein the 1985 Nobel Peace Prize. She began her career as a journalist Emeritus of Brown University.and has authored two books. He is the author of ten books, including Coming to Public Judgment, MARTIN WALKER New Rules, and The Magic of Dialogue. In 1958, he founded the Martin Walker is the Editor in Chief for United research firm of Yankelovich, Skelly and White and in the 1970s Press International. Previously, in his 25 years initiated the New York Times/Yankelovich poll. He was a founding as a journalist with The Guardian newspaper, President of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics, he served as Bureau Chief in Moscow and the and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He United States, as European Editor and Assistant has held professorships or other academic affiliations with Harvard, Editor. A regular broadcaster on the BBC, NYU, the New School for Social Research, U.C. Irvine and U.C.National Public Radio, and CNN, and panelist on Inside Washington San Diego’s Civic Collaborative. He is the recipient of The Parlinand Capitol Gang Sunday, he is also a Senior Fellow of the World Award for his pioneering work in marketing research, the DinermanPolicy Institute at the New School for Social Research in New York, Award of the World Association of Public Opinion Research, and theand a Contributing Editor of The Los Angeles Times and Europe Outstanding Achievement Award from the New York Chapter of theMagazine. His books include Waking Giant: Gorbachev and Perestroika, American Association of Public Opinion Research.The Cold War: A History, Clinton: The President They Deserve, andAmerica Reborn. * Names followed with an asterisk denote session chairs. WILFORD WELCH* With degrees from Yale, Harvard, and the U.C. Berkeley, Wilford Welch has devoted his profes- sional career to understanding and interpreting global trends. As a U.S. diplomat, he played a role during the Nixon Administration in the early stages of our reconciliation with China. As a busi-ness strategy consultant at Arthur D. Little Inc. he worked for suchglobal companies as Citibank and Toyota. As president and publisherof The WorldPaper, whose mission is to identify and explore the forcesimpacting political, economic, and business decision-making in theworld, he helped build a publication distributed in 27 countries in sixlanguage editions with a circulation of 2.2 million. Now as the head ofthe Emerging Global Leaders Fellowship Program he is helping trainthe next generation of leaders around the world in conflict resolutionand peace building.He and his wife Carole Angermeir run Cross Cultural Journeys, anorganization dedicated to bringing the U.S. traveler to some of themost remote places on earth to explore their cultures and indigenouswisdoms. One of their current projects, “Quest for Global Healing”, isa conference in Bali this December that will bring together ArchbishopDesmond Tutu and other concerned global citizens to focus building amore peaceful, sustainable world.
  16. 16. 16 THE SCHOOLS PROGRAM Asilomar and the Education Fund — An Investment in the Future Thanks to your generous contributions to the Council’s Education Fund, the Schools Program is able to ensure that students and their teachers benefit from the same first-rate public programming that helps our members maintain a vital connection with the world around them. Scholarship recipients attend regular Council events and often get the opportunity to speak directly with our speakers. Recent scholarship recipi- ents have met with such influential figures as Ann Cooper, Executive Director of the Committee to Protect Journalists; Philippe Kirsch, President of the International Criminal Court; and Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Prize winning economist. The Schools Program also presents students with the opportunity to spend a semester studying overseas through the Youth for Understanding program and to attend the Council’s Annual Conference at Asilomar. Thanks to you, over 4,450 students have attended Asilomar throughout the 58- year history of the conference. These students have gone on to careers in diplomacy, politics, business, and education. Many are now members of this Council and other Councils throughout the United States, and some have even gone on to serve as members of our staff and Board of Trustees. Nine years ago, the Schools Program began awarding Asilomar scholarships to teachers. Since then, over 140 educators have attended the Conference on scholarship, and an estimated 15,000 students per year benefit from their teachers’ participation in this rich professional development experience. This year, we have encouraged high school students and teachers to apply in teams in order to enhance the learning expe- rience. As a result, the majority of high school students at this year’s conference will be attending in the company of their teachers. The ten teachers and eighty students receiving scholarships to this year’s Conference will add unique per- spectives to the discussions taking place throughout the weekend. Listen for their questions during the ple- nary sessions and for their remarks in the workshops. We invite you to talk with them during receptions and meals—they are eager to learn from you. A perfect opportunity to speak with scholarship recipients will be presented at the Saturday luncheon for Education Fund donors and scholarship recipients. Donors and recipients will meet at specially marked tables in the Crocker Dining Room for lunch and conversation. In the course of this hour, new friendships will be forged, career advice will be given, and a lively discussion of Conference topics will take place. This year’s luncheon will also feature WorldQuest, a game designed to build global awareness and bring together groups of teachers, students, and community leaders—an experience not to be missed! It is not too late to donate to the Education Fund and take part in this special luncheon. You can make a contribution by dropping off your check at the Conference registration in the Administration Building. In return, we will place an apple sticker on your name badge, which signifies that you have joined a special group of Council donors who have made an investment in the future and in the world. For more information, contact Payal Dalal at (415) 293-4656 or pdalal@wacsf.org, or write to: World Affairs Council Schools Program, 312 Sutter Street, Suite 312, San Francisco, CA 94108.
  17. 17. 2004 SPECIAL ASILOMAR SCHOLARSHIPS 17CAROL MARQUIS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP CARLTON DUDLEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPSDaniel Spelce - Aptos High School Thomas Gangale - San Francisco State University Anastasiya Denisova - University of California, BerkeleyCarol Marquis devoted her life to education. For ten years, she was Dinyar Patel - Stanford Universityan extraordinary classroom teacher and for over fifteen years, shedirected the World Affairs Councils Schools Program. She was a Carlton Dudley was a dedicated and tireless member of the Worldleader in the California International Studies Project and in state and Affairs Council and its Scholarship Committee. In 1995, a memori-national professional organizations devoted to Social Studies. This al was established in his name to send students to the Council pro-scholarship is to honor her memory and to acknowledge another out- gram he enjoyed the most–Asilomar. This scholarship is for studentsstanding educator. with an active interest in foreign exchange and international affairs.GEORGE BALLOU MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPS PHILIP HABIB MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPSNancy Berry - Sequoia High School Beverly Dale - Hastings College of the LawAnne Peacock - Piedmont High School Beverly Picache - Monterey Institute of International StudiesMaryann Wolfe - Oakland Technical High School Hanne Skogly - San Francisco State UniversityGeorge Ballou, President of the World Affairs Council from 1979- Ambassador Philip Habib was the highest ranking career diplomat in1981, was a Trustee for more than 15 years and a veteran participant the State Department. He took a special interest in students whoat an even greater number of Asilomar Conferences—his favorite wanted to pursue international careers. Philip Habib served on theCouncil activity. He was deeply committed to educating young people Council’s Board of Trustees for twelve years. His friends created thisabout international issues and believed that better-informed teachers endowment in his memory.were critical to further that purpose. JEFFERSON PEYSER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPSRICHARD CASTILE SCHOLARSHIPS Chris Pedersen - University of California, Santa CruzSuzanne Aldridge - Piedmont High School Julia Cross - Berkeley High SchoolTrevor Gardner - Thurgood Marshall Academic High SchoolDonna Hall - Aptos High School Jefferson Peyser was a dedicated and active member of the Scholarship Committee. Through his estate, he created this endow-Richard Castile spearheaded the Councils scholarship efforts for ment for annual scholarships to be awarded to individuals for out-many years and continues to be an active member of our Scholarship standing service to the Council.Committee. This endowment was established to honor RichardCastile and other outstanding teachers who have worked hard toencourage student participation in Council activities. JEAN SCHROEDER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP Irene Lu - Stanford University Brock Mendel - Mills High SchoolEDITH COLIVER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPS Joshua Reeves - Stanford UniversityShannon May - University of California, BerkeleyBirgit Hinrichs - Las Positas College Jean Schroeder was a longtime supporter of the Schools Program at the World Affairs Council. She served on the Education CommitteeEdith Coliver was a stalwart participant in Council programs and for many years and was also an integral part of the Council’s Boardcommittees and served as a Trustee. Friends of Ms. Coliver have of Trustees. This year, we honor her memory by sending three out-established two scholarships in her name. A refugee from Nazi standing students to Asilomar.Germany, Edith was devoted to the promotion of human rights,intercultural dialogue, and world peace. Throughout her 40-year careeras an Asia Foundation officer, she was actively involved in commu-nity organizations in the U.S. and abroad. Our scholarship recipientsare outstanding students who share Edith Coliver’s world vision andintellectual curiosity.
  18. 18. 18 2004 CONFERENCE SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS THE WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA HAS AWARDED SCHOLARSHIPS TO THE FOLLOWING TEACHERS: Suzanne Aldridge Piedmont High School Valerie R. Baugh John O’Connell High School Nancy Berry Sequoia High School Sherdren Burnside Castlemont High School Trevor Gardner Thurgood Marshall Academic High School Donna L. Hall Aptos High School Martin J. Langan St. Mary’s High School Michael Lee Castlemont High School Anne Peacock Piedmont High School Christian E. Rideout Oakland Media Academy, Fremont Daniel Spelce Aptos High School Martin Steiger Montera Middle School Ngoc-Diep T. Trinh Contra Costa Community College Maryann Wolfe Oakland Technical High School THE WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA HAS AWARDED SCHOLARSHIPS TO THE FOLLOWING STUDENTS: Nisha Anand The Urban School of San Francisco Carlin Lee Piedmont High School Alia Andrews San Francisco State University Simone Lockhart Oakland Technical High School Adrianna Marie Bayer Dominican University of California Guo Ming Lu Thurgood Marshall Academic High School Zenobia Bell Oakland Technical High School Irene C. Lu Stanford University Robin Bellows Oakland Technical High School Joanne Lue Mills High School Ricky Bennett Oakland Technical High School Caleb Nelson Lundy Oakland Technical High School Niesha Campbell Castlemont High School Jason Luu St. Mary’s High School David Casey Piedmont High School Sahil Vazir Mansuri Mills High School Barbara Chan Castlemont High School Elizabeth Mattiuzzi University of California, Berkeley Daniel Chan Oakland Technical High School Shannon Kathleen May University of California, Berkeley Brian Chao Mills High School Luda McQuillin University of California, Berkeley Shirley Chen Thurgood Marshall Academic High School Brock Mendel Mills High School Devika Chopra Leigh High School Andrea Naletto San Francisco State University Geetanjali Chopra De Anza College Sean Nero Castlemont High School Thomas Patrick Chupein City College of San Francisco Bao Chau Nguyen Oakland Technical High School Josha M. Crabtree San Francisco State University Alex Park Oakland Technical High School Julia Cross Berkeley High School Dinyar Patel Stanford University Diana Csank Stanford University Chris Pedersen University of California, Santa Cruz Beverly Dale Hastings College of the Law Ananda S. Perkins Chabot College Anastasiya Denisova University of California, Berkeley Beverly R. Picache Monterey Institute of Int’l Studies Aneliya Dimitrova College of Marin Savilla L. Pitt Las Positas College Alison Dorantes Aptos High School Rosa Portugal Oakland Technical High School Jacqueline Danielle España Piedmont High School Johnathan Pugh Castlemont High School Max Feld Oakland Technical High School Harris Qureshi De Anza College Cherie Flowers De Anza College Joshua Reeves Stanford University Lily Frey University of California, Berkeley Nick Rivera Aptos High School Ezra Louis Gale Oakland Technical High School Libaneth Saenz Castlemont High School Thomas Gangale San Francisco State University Cheo Saetern Oakland Media Academy, Fremont Yvonne Garcia Castlemont High School Norullah Sharifi Las Positas College Ateka Zahir Gunja University of California, Berkeley Andrea R. Shearer University of California, Berkeley Timothy James Haas San Francisco State University Ryan Simon Oakland Technical High School Michael Hannon Mills High School Hanne Øyen Skogly San Francisco State University Paloma Edwina Hill Stanford University Aaron Staley Mills High School Birgit Hinrichs Las Positas College Séla Michelle Steiger Berkeley High School Kerala Hise Oakland Technical High School Erin Stratta Santa Clara University Benny Ho Oakland Technical High School Riley Stroud Oakland Technical High School Hai Huang California Polytechnic State University Asha Swaminathan De Anza College Serena Huang Piedmont High School Takumi Takashima De Anza College Niema Jordan Oakland Technical High School Maile Thompson Mills High School Daniel Kilduff Stanford University Chloe Tietjen Piedmont High School Katie King University of California, Berkeley Rachel Tietjen Piedmont High School Akira Kobayashi Mills High School Aikol Vela Thurgood Marshall Academic High School Angeline Kong Thurgood Marshall Academic High School Charles Zhou Oakland Technical High School Michael E. Kozina St. Mary’s High School Thomas Lane Oakland Technical High School Sandy Lau Oakland Media Academy, Fremont
  19. 19. 2004 CONFERENCE SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS 19THE WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL OF SAN JOAQUIN HAS AWARDED SCHOLARSHIPSTO THE FOLLOWING STUDENTS:Hans Carnice University of the PacificEmily Gilkinson University of the PacificBrandi Rhone University of the PacificTHE WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL OF MONTEREY HAS AWARDED SCHOLARSHIPSTO THE FOLLOWING STUDENTS:Emily Castillo Monterey Peninsula CollegeAmaury T. Cooper Monterey Institute of International StudiesDavid Dobrowski Monterey Institute of International StudiesStanislaus Lasu Hartnell CollegeMeghan Lewis California State University, Monterey BayMichael MacMillan Monterey Peninsula CollegeAaron Nousaine California State University, Monterey BayJeffrey Smallwood Monterey Peninsula CollegeLisa L. Thornburgh Monterey Institute of International StudiesTHE WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL OF SACRAMENTO HAS AWARDED A SCHOLARSHIPTO THE FOLLOWING STUDENT:Irina Chernikova University of California, DavisTHE WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL OF SONOMA COUNTY HAS AWARDED A SCHOLARSHIPTO THE FOLLOWING STUDENT:Theo Carvalho Almeida Santa Rosa Junior College

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