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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 Chicago and has a B.A. in Political Science and History from Emory University.

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William P. Ruger

Ruger was previously an associate professor in the political science department at Texas State University. He earned a Ph.D. in politics from Brandeis University and an A.B. from the College of William & Mary. | | He has written a biography titled Milton Friedman and co-authored two books on state politics, including Freedom in the 50 States with FSP founder Jason Sorens. His scholarship has appeared in publications such as International... 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 for careers that improve well-being by advancing free societies. | | For more than two decades, Charles G. Koch has given professionals and students... Read More →

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

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