The Annual Review of the Presidency has been an IGS tradition since 1981. Sponsored by the Matsui Center, the series brings together a panel of distinguished writers, academics, politicians, and policymakers to analyze the Presidential performance of the past year.

Past Events

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Monday, April 11, 2016
7:30pm to 9:00pm
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With President Obama serving his final year in office and the campaign to replace him unfolding before us, we will examine the legacy of the Obama years and the ways in which his presidency has influenced the race to replace him. What has the Obama presidency meant to the country? Was his tenure a historic achievement in...
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Monday, April 7, 2014
7:30pm to 9:00pm
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President Obama has governed during a turbulent era in American foreign policy. The Obama Administration has dealt with the winding down of war in Iraq, the escalation of war in Afghanistan, the continued campaign against terrorism, the convulsions of the Arab Spring and Syria, the tensions of a frayed relationship with...