Discussion on how global engagement impacts South Carolina
COLUMBIA, S.C., Jan. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Republican Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich will give remarks at a foreign policy forum in Columbia, SC on Tuesday, January 17th, and former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee will provide keynote remarks on the importance of America's leadership in the world and its impact on South Carolina families. The event will also feature a discussion with Huckabee moderated by David Brody, Chief Political Correspondent for the Christian Broadcasting Network. South Carolina is a national leader in foreign investment, and one in five jobs in the state currently depend on trade, making American leadership in the world a critical strategic issue for the Palmetto State.
This event is hosted by the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition, the University of South Carolina, the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce, and the World Affairs Council of Columbia.
This event is open to media.
Who: Newt Gingrich, Presidential Candidate
Mike Huckabee, Former Arkansas Governor
David Wilkins, USGLC SC Advisory Committee Co-Chair
David Brody, Chief Political Correspondent, Christian Broadcasting Network
What: America's Global Leadership: A Foreign Policy Forum and Luncheon
When: Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Where: Hilton Columbia Center
924 Senate Street, Columbia, SC
The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (www.usglc.org) is a broad-based influential network of 400 businesses and NGOs; national security and foreign policy experts; and business, faith-based, academic and community leaders in all 50 states who support a smart power approach of elevating development and diplomacy alongside defense in order to build a better, safer world.
SOURCE U.S. Global Leadership Coalition