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CIC Victoria: The 2020 US Presidential Election – What next and where next for America?
November 9, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm PST
Join Larry Haas and Jeremy Kinsman for what will undoubtedly be an insightful discussion on the presidential election results and what’s next in store for Canada’s closest ally.
Larry Haas is a former senior White House official and award-winning journalist. He is also a Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy at the American Foreign Policy Council and writes widely on foreign affairs, is quoted often in newspapers and magazines, and appears frequently on TV and radio. At the White House, he was Communications Director for Vice President Al Gore and, before that, for the Office of Management and Budget. Larry has also authored five books, including, Harry and Arthur: Truman, Vandenberg, and the Partnership that Created the Free World (2016) and the soon to be released, The Kennedys in the World: How Jack, Bobby, and Ted Remade America’s Empire (March 2021).
Jeremy Kinsman has been the Distinguished Visiting Diplomat at Ryerson since 2010 after he left the Canadian Foreign Service in 2006, following 40 years of service. He served as a Canadian Ambassador for 15 years, in Moscow (1992-96), in Rome (1996-2000) as High Commissioner in London (2000-2002), and as Ambassador to the EU in Brussels (2002-2006). After leaving government service, Jeremy Kinsman transferred his energies to civil society, heading from 2007 an international project for the Community of Democracies which has recently produced the Third Edition of, A Diplomat’s Handbook on Democracy Development Support. Jeremy is also a CIC Distinguished Fellow. He writes frequently on foreign affairs issues and often appears on TV and radio.