2013 Aspen Institute Community Programs
Intelligence Squared U.S. Debate: The U.S. Has No Dog in the Fight In Syria - Friday August 9 @ 5:30-6:30pm Paepcke Auditorium
An Intelligence2 Debate: When it comes to Syria, does the U.S. have a 'dog in the fight'? There are no good options and many reasons not to intervene in Syria: Assad's powerful allies, the public's aversion to another war, and wariness over an opposition army that includes Islamic extremists.
FOR THE MOTION: Richard Falkenrath Principal, The Chertoff Group & Former Deputy Homeland Security Advisor; Graham Allison Former Assistant Secretary of Defense for Policy and Plans
AGAINST THE MOTION: R. Nicholas Burns Former Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs
McCloskey Speaker Series - A Conversation with Economist Dambisa Moyo- Tuesday August 13 @ 6:30-7:30pm
This Event will be held in Paepcke Auditorium. Tickets that list Greenwald Pavilion will be honored at Paepcke.
McCloskey Speaker Series: This summer series presents a unique and diverse roster of distinguished speakers. The series is made possible by a generous donation from the McCloskey Family Charitable Foundation.
Society of Fellows reservations may be made by calling (970) 544-7980.
Dr. Dambisa Moyo is an international economist and author. In 2009, Dambisa was named by TIME Magazine as one of the “100 Most Influential People in the World.” She is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Dead Aid: Why Aid is Not Working and How There is a Better Way for Africa and How the West Was Lost: Fifty Years of Economic Folly and the Stark Choices Ahead. Her third book, Winner Take All: China’s Race for Resources and What it Means for the World, was published in June 2012, and also received critical acclaim.
Hurst Lecture Series- Wednesday August 14 @ 4pm - 5pm Greenwald Pavilion
Featuring Senator John McCain (R-AZ) in conversation with Elliot Gerson, Executive Vice President, the Aspen Institute.
Perspectives from the American Enterprise Institute- Friday August 16 @ 9am-11:15am Paepcke Auditorium.
Featuring AEI President Arthur Brooks; Dan Blumenthal, director of Asian Studies; Edward Conard, visiting scholar and author of the New York Times bestselling book Unintended Consequences: Why Everything You've Been Told about the Economy is Wrong (Portfolio / Penguin, 2012); and Phill Swagel, visiting scholar and a former assistant secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy.