SCHEDULE

Monday, June 20

THE FRAMERS’ VISION: THEORETICAL AND CONSTITUTIONAL CONTEXT

Morning:

Hillsdale College’s Kirby Center, 227 Massachusetts Ave., NE. DC 20002
Discussion with JG Pilon [Readings 1, 2, 3]

Meeting with Matthew Spalding

Afternoon:

Cato Institute, 1000 Massachusetts Ave. NW, DC 20001
Meeting with Roger Pilon

Tuesday, June 21 

GLOBALIZATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Morning:

Afghan Embassy, 2341 Wyoming Ave NW, DC
Meeting with Ambassador Hamdullah Mohib
Meeting with Fawzia Etemadi

Afternoon:

American University’s Kogod School of Business
Discussion with JG Pilon [Readings 5, 6]

Meeting with Tomasz Mroczkowski

Wednesday, June 22

THE CYBER CHALLENGE; “SOFT POWER”

Morning:

National Defense University 300 5th Avenue SW, Fort McNair, DC 20319
Meeting with Alex Crowther

 

Discussion with JG Pilon [Readings 7, 8, 20]

Afternoon:

Heritage Foundation, 214 Massachusetts Ave. NE, DC 20002
Meeting with Cully Stimson
Meeting with Brett Schaefer

Thursday, June 23

ENHANCING FREE TRADE; U.S. NAVAL STRATEGY

Morning:

Kirby Center
Discussion with JG Pilon [Readings 9, 10, 11]
Meeting with John Sullivan 

Afternoon:

Hudson Institute, 1201 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, DC 
Meeting with Seth Cropsey

American University, School of International Service
Meeting with Louis Goodman

Friday, June 24

THE INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY; THE U.S. CONGRESS

Morning:

Kirby Center
Discussion with JG Pilon [Readings 12, 14, 15, 16, 17]
Meeting with Jack Dziak

 

Afternoon:

U. S. Senate

Meeting with Josh Carter

International Spy Museum, 800 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004 – Guided tour

Saturday, June 25 - Visit to the National Museum of American History, 14th St and Constitution Ave, NW, DC 20001

Sunday, June 26 Picnic at the Pilon home

Monday, June 27

DIPLOMACY; THE ART OF PEACE; CIVILIAN PROTECTION

Morning:

US Institute of Peace, 23rd & Constitution, NW
Meeting with Amb. Steve Steiner

Afternoon:

Department of State, 23rd & C Street NW
Meeting with Todd Leventhal 

Stimson Center, 1211 Connecticut Ave NW
Book discussion - Protecting Civilians

Tuesday, June 28

TECHNOLOGY AND NATIONAL SECURITY; CHINA’S LABOR CAMPS

Morning:

Kirby Center
Discussion with JG Pilon [Readings 13, 22, 23]

Meeting with Steve Bryen [Reading 21]

Afternoon:

American Foreign Policy Council, 509 C Street NE
Meeting with Eric Hannis  [Reading 4]

Laogai Museum, 1901 18th Street NW, DC 20009 – Guided tour

Wednesday, June 29

U.S. PUBLIC DIPLOMACY; U.S. POLITICAL CULTURE AND THE ROLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION 

Morning:

Kirby Center
Discussion with JG Pilon [Readings 13, 24, 25, 26]
Meeting with J Michael Waller
Meeting with Omran Hasan

 

Afternoon:

Voice of America, 330 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC 20237
Meeting with Rick Barnes

 

American Council for Trustees and Alumni, 1730 M Street NW, DC 20036
Meeting with Michael Poliakoff
Meeting with Bob Paquette, AHI Executive Director

 

Thursday, June 30

GENOCIDE 

 

Morning:

Kirby Center
Discussion with JG Pilon [Readings 27, 19, 28]
Meeting with Chuck Downs

 

Afternoon:

Holocaust Museum, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place SW
Meeting with Anatol Steck

 

Friday, July 1

LESSONS FROM THE COLD WAR; MEDIA BIAS

 

Morning:

Kirby Center
Discussion with JG Pilon [Readings 29, 30]
Meeting with Lee Edwards

Afternoon:

Victims of Communism Foundation, 300 New Jersey Ave NW #900, DC
Meeting with Marion Smith

Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting (CAMERA), 444 N. Capitol Street, NW, DC 20001
Meeting with Sean Durns

American University:  Take-aways from the Program
Discussion with JG Pilon