NFTC Luncheon Discussion with Ambassador Dennis Ross

Date: 1/16/08


National Foreign Trade Council
U.S. – Middle East Free Trade Coalition
are pleased to announce a luncheon discussion with:
Ambassador Dennis Ross
Former Special Middle East Coordinator
and author of
Statecraft and How to Restore America”s Standing in the World
Date: Wednesday, January 16, 2008
Time: 12:00 noon
Location: Altria Group, Inc.
101 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC20001

“For the past two decades, Dennis Ross has been a participant in or a close observer of the major events in U.S. foreign policy. His new book offers both insightful modern history and a senior practitioner”s guidance on how to deploy America”s multi-faceted influence to achieve the nation”s ends. Whether a scholar or simply someone struggling to understand America”s unique ability to shape world affairs, the reader will gain from his pointed and perceptive analysis.”

Robert B. Zoellick, former USTR and Deputy Secretary of State

Biographical Information
Ambassador Dennis Ross is The Washington Institute”s counselor and Ziegler Distinguished Fellow. For more than twelve years, Ambassador Ross played a leading role in shaping U.S. involvement in the Middle East peace process and dealing directly with the parties in negotiations. A highly skilled diplomat, Ambassador Ross was U.S. point man on the peace process in both the George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton administrations. He was instrumental in assisting Israelis and Palestinians to reach the 1995 Interim Agreement; he also successfully brokered the 1997 Hebron Accord, facilitated the 1994 Israel-Jordan peace treaty, and worked to bring Israel and Syria together.

If you would like to attend please RSVP to Vivian Myers at or fax to (202) 452-8160.
For more information contact Chuck Dittrich, at or (202) 887-0278.

Books available for purchase and signing.

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There is no charge for NFTC members, embassy or US Government staff.Non-NFTC members $50.

This event complies with the Committee on Standards of Official Conduct guidelines for a “widely attended” event