The Ideas Industry

Watch: Foreign Policy Ideas on the Campaign Hustings

On October 9, 2015, The Fletcher School hosted a daylong series of panel discussion on The Ideas Industry: Foreign Policy Ideas on the Campaign Hustings at the Tufts University campus in Medford, Massachusetts. Watch the recorded event:

Welcome and Introduction: Daniel W. Drezner, The Fletcher School

Panel 1: What does the public care about in 2016?


Liz Mair, Mair Strategies, chair
Richard Eichenberg, Tufts University
Dina Smeltz, Chicago Council on Global Affairs
Lynn Vavreck, UCLA
Bruce Stokes, Pew Research Center


Panel 2: What role do foreign policy advisors play in campaign politics?


Susan Glasser, Politico, chair
Marie Harf, U.S. Department of State
Rosa Brooks, Georgetown University
Alex Wong, Office of Tom Cotton
Kori Schake, Hoover Institution


Panel 3: The view from the 2016 campaigns


Karen Tumulty, Washington Post, chair
Mike Gallagher, Georgetown University
Laura Rosenberger, Hillary for America
Brian Hook, Lattitude LLC


Panel 4: The view from the rest of the world


Ian Johnstone, The Fletcher School, chair
Yehuda Yaakov, Israeli Consul General
Lana Zak, ABC News
Suzanne Maloney, Brookings Institution
Karoun Demirjian, Washington Post


Panel 5: Do campaign pledges even matter on foreign policy?


Jeffrey Taliaferro, Tufts University, chair
Jamelle Bouie, Slate
Gautam Mukunda, Harvard University
Elizabeth Saunders, George Washington University
Douglas Foyle, Wesleyan University