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JHU SAIS to Host Forum on U.S. Security Strategy Toward Central Asia and the Caucasus

The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) will host a forum, "U.S. Security Strategy Toward Central Asia and the Caucasus: Problems and Prospects" on Tuesday, 02/27 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

The event, sponsored by the SAIS Central Asia-Caucasus Institute (CACI) and the Atlantic Council of the United States, will feature a panel discussion about the strategic importance of Central Eurasia to the United States. The basis for this discussion is a recently published report, "Strategic Assessment of Central Eurasia," produced by CACI and the Atlantic Council at the request of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

The panelists include:

· S. Frederick Starr, report co-author and CACI chairman

· Charles Fairbanks, report co-author and CACI director

· C. Richard Nelson, report co-author and director of the Atlantic Council Program on International Security

· Representative TBA, Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

The forum, open to the public, will be held in Kenney Auditorium located on the first floor of the school's Nitze Building, 1740 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C.

Members of the public who want to attend the forum should RSVP to Carol Hill at 202.663.5642 or [email protected]. To request a copy of the CACI/Atlantic Council report, contact Carol Hill at the above phone number/email address.

For more information, contact Felisa Klubes in the SAIS Public Affairs Office at (202) 663-5626 or [email protected].

Monday, February 19, 2001
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Contact Person: 
Felisa Neuringer Klubes
Zip Code: 
(202) 663.5626