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Campaign 2016: Analyzing Where the Candidates Stand on the Issues (International Affairs)

At this Baker Institute event, our nonpartisan experts focused on the presidential candidates' positions on international affairs issues: Middle East policy, immigration, global climate change and trade. Are the candidates' proposals grounded in reality? Watch the video of the Feb. 10 event and find out (scroll down). 

  • For more information, click the name of the subject area (e.g., "Middle East Policy," "Immigration Policy") to download a PowerPoint of each presentation. 
  • Click here to learn about a Feb. 16 panel discussion on the candidates' domestic policy platforms. 
  • Join the conversation online with #BakerCampaign2016.


Welcome and Introduction

The Honorable Edward P. Djerejian
Director, Baker Institute 

International Affairs Panel Discussion

Moderator: Allen Matusow, Ph.D., Academic Affairs Director, Baker Institute; William Gaines Twyman Professor of History, Rice University

Middle East Policy
Joe Barnes
Bonner Means Baker Fellow, Baker Institute

Trade Policy
Russell A. Green, Ph.D.
Will Clayton Fellow in International Economics, Baker Institute

Immigration Policy
Tony Payan, Ph.D.
Françoise and Edward Djerejian Fellow for Mexico Studies and Director, Mexico Center, Baker Institute

Environmental Policy
Ronald L. Sass, Ph.D.
Fellow in Global Climate Change, Baker Institute




Wed, Feb. 10, 2016
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
(GMT-0500) US/Central


James A. Baker III Hall, Rice University
6100 Main St.
Houston, Texas 77005

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