Online talk on U.S. foreign policy



MOUNT DESERT — On Wednesday, Nov. 18, at 5 p.m., Seth Singleton and Fred Benson will give a Zoom talk titled “America and the World — The Next Four Years.” The program is being sponsored by the Northeast Harbor Library.

This talk will consider what America’s foreign policy will and should be under the next U.S. president.

Singleton taught international relations and U.S. foreign policy at the University of Maine, and before that at Yale, Ripon College, Pacific University and in several universities overseas. He studied Russian history and literature at Harvard and political science at Yale. He has lived and worked in Russia, Tanzania, Ecuador and Vietnam and consulted in China, Mongolia and Bolivia.

Benson served in the United States Army with responsibilities including senior positions in the offices of the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of the Army.

Singleton will speak to geopolitical issues and Benson will consider the military and national security. There will be time for questions and discussion.

To sign up, call the library at 276-3333 or email [email protected].

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