Independence Hall
The United States in the World Arena
April 20-22, 2001
Sheraton Society Hill Hotel

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Friday, April 20

6:00 - 7:00 Reception

7:00 - 9:00 Dinner

Ellis Sandoz, Eric Voegelin Institute, LSU, Chairman Speech text

American Foreign Policy in the 21st Century

Saturday, April 21

10:00 - 11:30 Historical & Theoretical Foundations

David F. Forte, Cleveland State University College of Law, Chairman

Richard Gamble, Palm Beach Atlantic College, Savior Nation Speech text

Forrest McDonald, University of Alabama, The Presidency & American Foreign Policy Speech text

James Stoner, Louisiana State University, U.S. Sovereignty & World Order Speech text


12:00 - 1:30 The National Security Dimensions of Global Finance

M. Stanton Evans, National Journalism Center, Chairman

Roger W. Robinson Jr., William J. Casey Institute, Center for Security Policy Speech text

2:00 - 3:30 Post Cold War Conservative Foreign Policy

Chairman, William Schneider, Jr., International Planning Services

Mike Ratliff, Intercollegiate Studies Institute, Present & Future Dangers Speech text

Barry Cooper, U. of Calgary, Terrorism & Security in the 21st Century Speech text

Mackubin T. Owens, Naval War College, Foreign Policy After the End of the Cold War Speech text

3:30 - 4:00 Coffee Break

4:00 - 5:30 The Prospects for Liberty

M.D.B. Carlisle, Former Asstistant Secretary of Defense, Chairman

Timothy J. Lomperis, St. Louis U., The Asian Century & the United States Speech text

Emilio Pacheco, Liberty Fund, Inc., Liberty in Latin America

Arnold Beichman, Hoover Institution

John Lenczowski, Institute of World Politics, The U.S., Europe & Russia: Alliances or Confrontation?

Saturday Optional Dinner - Sponsored by the Foreign Policy Research Institute

Sunday Breakfast, April 22

8:30 - 11:00 The Religious & Ethnic Factors: Conflict or Conciliation?

Michael Franz, Loyola College, Chairman

James Kurth, Swarthmore College, The Protestant Deformation

John Voll, Georgetown University, Islam & the End of Secularism Speech text

Harvey Sicherman, President, FPRI, The Balkans & the New Near East

Arthur Waldron, University of Pennsylvania, Asian Religion & Asian Values