Election 2020: U.S. Foreign Policy Forum

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 | 7:00 p.m. Panel discussion and open forum
Retama Auditorium, Student Union 2.02.02 | UTSA Main Campus

How should the United States manage relations with Iran? How will the trade war with China affect the U.S. and global economies? Will the United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement benefit American workers? What can be done to improve the situation in Venezuela?

Don’t miss this opportunity to participate in an interactive discussion on how U.S. foreign policy affects the trajectory of global affairs, your community’s well-being, and your daily life. Admission is free, but you must register to attend.

Presented by UTSA and the Council on Foreign Relations

PLEASE NOTE: The Retama Auditorium will open at 6:00 p.m. for all registered attendees. You must be pre-registered, checked-in and seated by 6:45 p.m. in order to guarantee your seat. If you arrive after 6:45 p.m., you will be offered a seat on a space-available basis. Once Retama reaches capacity, any late arrivals will be invited to watch the event livestreamed from a nearby overflow room.

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Moderator and Panelists

Margaret E. Talev
White House and Politics Editor, Axios & Political Analyst, CNN


Richard N. Haass
President, Council on Foreign Relations
Former Special Assistant to President George H.W. Bush (1989-1993)


Stephen J. Hadley
Principal, Rice,Hadley, Gates & Manuel LLC
Former National Security Advisor (2005–2009)


Jeh Charles Johnson
Partner, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
Former Secretary of Homeland Security (2013–2017)

Mary Beth Long
Cofounder and Principal, Global Alliance Advisors, LLC
Former Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs (2007–2009)

Parking Info

Complimentary parking for this event is available in the UTSA Ximenes Avenue Garage (XAG). Located between the UTSA Student Union and Applied Engineering & Technology buildings, the XAG is convenient to the south side and central core of campus.

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Edda Wallace
Executive Director of Special Projects and Protocol

Phone: (210) 458-5110
E-mail: edda.wallace@utsa.edu