“Living with the Bear: What do we do about Russia?”

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{Thursday, January 21st, 2016}


Living with the Bear: What do we do about Russia?


Sir Tony Brenton

Former UK Ambassador to Russia
Lead UK Negotiator on International Energy and Global Climate Change

Sir Tony BrentonSir Tony Brenton is a distinguished British diplomat and commentator on public affairs issues. He served for over thirty years with the British Foreign Service, including postings in the Middle East, the European Union, Washington DC, and Russia. In particular he was in charge of the British Embassy in Washington through the Iraq War, and was British Ambassador to Russia through a particularly tense time in UK/Russia relations. He has been a lead UK negotiator on such problems as global climate change and international energy and human rights issues. He has written a well received book, “The Greening of Machiavelli”, on international environmental politics. On retirement from the Foreign Service he has become a Fellow of Wolfson College Cambridge, where he is writing a book on Russian history. He is now also a regular commentator and contributor on international affairs on the BBC and in such publications as the ‘Times’ and ‘Standpoint’.


Location : Westin South Coast Plaza
686 Anton Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

(please note earlier start times)
5:45pm Reception & Registration  |  6:30pm Dinner  |  7:00pm Speaker Program

*Complementary Self-Parking is included


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