On Tuesday, December 9, 2008 a book launch and discussion will take place at the German Marshall Fund in Washington, DC. The book "Latvia and the USA: From Captive Nation to Strategic Partner" was published this month with essays by prominent Latvian and American policy makers and writers.
Mr. Daniel Fried, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, Amb. Andrejs Pildegoviès, Latvian Ambassador to the United States and Amb. Charles W. Larson, U.S. Ambassador to Latvia will lead the December 9th discussion.
The discussion will focus on Latvia’s past and present relationship with the United States, and in particular on Latvia’s often close cooperation with the U.S. in international organizations, as well as Latvia- U.S. relations during the past three U.S. administrations.
The book launch will take place on Tuesday, December 9, 2008 at 12:00 pm at GMF, 1744 R Street, NW, Washington, DC.