Originally: Plunging into Haiti

Date: Wednesday, September 13

Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Place: DACOR Bacon House, 1801 F St., N.W.



The launch of Ralph Pezzullo, Plunging into Haiti: Clinton, Aristide, and the Defeat of Diplomacy (University of Mississippi Press, 2006)

Left: Amb. Lawrence A. Pezzullo in 2005, at U.N. base in Gonaives during Haiti Democracy Project fact-finding mission to Haiti. To right: Dumarsais Simeus and Amb. Timothy M. Carney



Ambassador Pezzullo testifies for the Haiti Democracy Project before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, March 2004. He is a founding board member of the Haiti Democracy Project.


Plunging into Haiti is a must-read for all who would know how U.S. foreign policy is actually made, day by day and by fallible and vulnerable people, rather than as the abstract process usually depicted.” –James R. Morrell, executive director of the Haiti Democracy Project.


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