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Trump and the Challenge for American Soft Power

Chatham House, London


Amb Reuben E. Brigety II, Dean, Elliot School of International Affairs, George Washington University
Chair: Xenia Wickett, Head, US and the Americas Programme, Chatham House; Dean, Queen Elizabeth II Academy for Leadership in International Affairs, Chatham House 


American soft power has been essential for persuading allies and pushing adversaries to comply with a series of international norms from respecting human rights to adhering to trade regimes. Following the 2016 US presidential election, the ambassador will assess Donald Trump's approach to, and impact on, American soft power. 

Attendance at this event is by invitation only.

The Chatham House Rule

To enable as open a debate as possible, this event will be held under the Chatham House Rule.