A round table discussion named “Defining a new security for Europe that brings Russia from the cold” is going to take place on Monday the 2nd of March 2015 at The Press Club Brussels Europe (located at Rue Froissart, 95 – 200 meters from Place Schuman) at 10am.
The event is organized by the Committee for East West Accord.
The main stakeholders are John Mearsheimer, Stephen Cohen and Katrina Vanden Heuvel.
John Mearsheimer is America’s best known scholar in the Realist (Realpolitik) school who has dared to touch tabu subjects. In 2007 he co-authored “The Israel Lobby and US Foreign Policy”. This year he published an article entitled “Why the West is to Blame” in the confrontation with Russia over Ukraine in the prestigious Foreign Affairs magazine, touching off a great controversy in the foreign policy establishment.
Stephen Cohen is America’s number one scholar of modern Russia. Author of the classic biography of Nikolai Bukharin, political commentator on American television for twenty years and co-founders of the American Committee for East-West Accord, Ltd., an educational non-profit corporation promoting detente.
Katrina Vanden Heuvel has been at the helm of The Nation for nearly 20 years. The publication established a reputation for defending free speech during the years of McCarthyism in the United States and has re-assumed this public spirited role today, in a period of fiercely anti-Russian positions in the mainstream media.
Other participants, such as MEPs, senior scholar and graduate students , international Brussels-based journalists, diplomatic community… will be there.
Questions & answers with the panel are foreseen.
If you want to be present,you’re kindly invited to register by sending an email to: email@example.com
This event takes place with the support of your daily newspaper brusselsdiplomatic.com