The Politics of Foreign Policy: Clinton and Trump on Key Global Issues
September 14, 2016 | Washington, DC
Margaret Brennan, Mark Landler, Karen DeYoung

Washington, DC—On September 14, 2016, the WFPG hosted a discussion on the foreign policy and the election, and the two presidential candidates’ positions on major global issues. The panel included Margaret Brennan of CBS News, Mark Landler of The New York Times, and Karen DeYoung of The Washington Post, and was moderated by Elisabeth Bumiller of The New York Times. The discussion spanned US-Russian relations, the Syrian conflict, the Iran deal, immigration, and North Korea. The event was co-sponsored by NYU Washington, DC.

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WFPG President Patricia Ellis opens the program

Moderator Elisabeth Bumiller with panelists Margaret Brennan, Mark Landler, and Karen DeYoung


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Ambassador Deborah McCarthy with Patricia Ellis, Mark Landler, and Margaret Brennan

WFPG Board Members Maureen White and
Gail Leftwich Kitch with Patricia Ellis


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Elisabeth Bumiller leads the discussion

Margaret Brennan of CBS News


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Mark Landler of The New York Times

Karen DeYoung of The Washington Post

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Croatian DCM Lara Romano and Croatian Ambassador Josko Paro during Q&A

Participant asks a question
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Ambassador Deborah McCarthy, Patricia Ellis, and Sheila Riordon of the Embassy of Canada

Ambassador McCarthy with Stephanie Verganza and WFPG interns Jessica Jordano and Kiera Johnsen