Democracy Promotion in the Age of Trump

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Democracy Promotion in the Age of Trump

Time: May 10, 2018 from 6pm to 7:30pm
Location: Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs
Street: 170 E. 64th Street
City/Town: New York
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One of the components of the bipartisan consensus that has governed U.S. foreign policy for the last three decades is that democracy promotion is not only an ethical duty but something that advances U.S. security. Ambassador Adrian Basora has argued, "Protection of the democratic order, now under challenge, one of the priorities weighed in our strategic decision making analysis and policy process."

To what extent is the promotion of democracy around the world still a priority under the Trump administration—and is democracy in recession as the U.S. contemplates disengagement?

Amb. Adrian Basora is a senior fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute and co-chair of its Eurasia Program. He is the former ambassador of the United States to the Czech Republic.

Maia Otarashvili is a research fellow and manager of the Eurasia Program at the Foreign Policy Research Institute.

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Image: President Trump meets with President Vejonis of Latvia; President Kaljulaid of Estonia; and President Grybauskaite of Lithuania. CREDIT: The White House/Public Domain.

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