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Friday, June 24 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Providing for the Common Defense: American Foreign Policy

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This event is sponsored by the Charles Koch Institute.

How can we best keep America safe while staying true to the principles of a free society? Please join Charles Koch Institute policy experts for a conversation about the need to re-examine U.S. defense and foreign policy priorities.

William Ruger, the Institute’s vice president for research and policy, will explore questions with a policy analyst about our current approach to foreign policy and whether we need a broader discussion about how to best secure America’s territorial integrity, promote free trade, and peacefully engage with the world.

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Michelle Newby

Policy & Research Analyst, Charles Koch Institute
Michelle Newby is a Policy and Research Analyst with the Charles Koch Institute, where she works on U.S. foreign policy. She previously worked as a Legislative Researcher/Writer at the Cato Institute, working on projects related to improving the transparency of Congressional legislation. She earned her M.A. in International Relations at the University of Chic... Read More →

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William Ruger

Vice President for Research and Policy, Charles Koch Institute
William Ruger serves as the vice president for research and policy at the Charles Koch Institute and the vice president for research at the Charles Koch Foundation. He is a senior advisor and foreign policy scholar at Defense Priorities and a research fellow in foreign policy studies... Read More →

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Charles Koch Institute

The Charles Koch Institute is an educational organization focused on the importance of free societies and how they increase well-being for the overwhelming majority of people. Through the Institute’s professional education, research, and training programs, we work to prepare professionals... Read More →

Friday June 24, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT