US Elections 2016 and the Future of Liberal Democracy
Governor Howard Dean, Chairman, Democratic National Committee (2005-09); Candidate for Democratic Nomination in Presidential Election (2004)
Chair: Dr Leslie Vinjamuri, Associate Fellow, US and the Americas Programme, Chatham House
As an unconventional and unpredictable primary season for both the Democratic and Republican parties continues, former US presidential candidate Howard Dean will offer his opinions on who may succeed Barack Obama this November. Focusing on the implications for international relations, he will put forward his thoughts on what the election means for the global political order and liberal democracy in the 21st century.