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Carnegie Connects: Can America Still Promote Democracy Abroad?

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Event date
4 February 2021
Organising parties
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Ahead of the Summit on 4 February 2021, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace considers both criticisms and aspirations of the initiative. While some believe that if properly structured, the Summit might help to address the increasing democratic deficit and develop a new blueprint for US global engagement on democracy. However, others view the Summit as too unwieldy or complicated, particularly in consideration of potential invitees and the increasing democratic deficit in the US.

Watch a recording of the discussion above.

Speakers included:

  • Frances Z. Brown, senior fellow and co-director of Carnegie‚Äôs Democracy, Conflict, and Governance Program
  • Bruce W. Jentleson, William Preston Few Professor of Public Policy at Duke University, global fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and nonresident senior fellow at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs
  • Stewart Patrick, James H. Binger senior fellow in global governance and director of the International Institutions and Global Governance program at the Council on Foreign Relations
  • Aaron David Miller,  senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace