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European and International Security: Countering Violent Extremism and Foreign Policy Aggression

March 4, 2015 • 2:00 – 3:30 pm EST

The Brzezinski Institute on Geostrategy is pleased to invite you to a Statesman Laureate Lecture by Felipe González, the longest-serving Prime Minister of Spain and chairman of the European Union’s independent Reflection Group, which was established to help the Union anticipate and meet long-term challenges. Mr. González will address the future of Europe in the context of the crisis in Ukraine, the threat of violent extremism, and evolving global power dynamics.

A Statesman Laureate Lecture by:
His Excellency Felipe González
Former Prime Minister of Spain
Chairman of the E.U. “Reflection Group Horizon 2020-2030”

With Introductory Remarks by:
John J. Hamre
CSIS President, CEO, and Pritzker Chair

Moderated by:
Heather A. Conley
CSIS Senior Vice President for Europe, Eurasia and the Arctic, and
Director, Europe Program

With Closing Remarks by:
Zbigniew Brzezinski
CSIS Counselor and Trustee
Former U.S. National Security Advisor


John J. Hamre
CSIS President and CEO, and Langone Chair in American Leadership

Heather A. Conley