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@CatoInstitute Fellow & @BtGProjectDC Alum @EmmaMAshford identifies 4 poss. directions for @realDonaldTrump's foreign policy in panel today

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Bridging the Gap Professional Development Institutes

Our institutes are designed to train, develop and mentor scholars who seek to pursue policy-relevant research and theoretically grounded policy work. The New Era Foreign Policy Conference (NEFP) is open to doctoral students and recent PhDs and is held in March. The International Policy Summer Institute (IPSI) is open to professors of all ranks and post-docs and is held at American University in June.