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Upcoming Programs

August 22 | A Middle East Member Committee roundtable on U.S. policy towards Syria with U.S. Special Envoy for Syria Daniel Rubinstein, moderated by Council President Jerrold Green

September 15 | A luncheon discussion with former Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Honorable Thomas Pickering

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Members Weekend 2014

October 17 & 18, 2014 | Los Angeles
Registration is now open for the Pacific Council’s annual Members Weekend! Members Weekend is the West Coast’s premier foreign policy forum combining high-level policy addresses, lively discussion and debate, and opportunities to meet and interact with peers and colleagues. Stay tuned for updates!

Council News


Austin Beutner named publisher and CEO of Los Angeles Times

August 11, 2014

Council Board member Austin Beutner, a civic leader and former Wall Street investment banker, was named the new publisher and CEO of the LA Times. The Council joins the outpouring of congratulations and excitement for what is sure to be a successful tenure with the paper.

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