The Atlantic Council hosted on August 28, 2020, a conversation featuring Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, Ambassador Robert C. O’Brien. As the United States and the world grapple with multiple overlapping crises and rising great-power tensions, the discussion considered the key security challenges facing the next US presidential administration, as well as opportunities for renewed global cooperation. The conversation was moderated by Ambassador Paula J. Dobriansky, Senior Fellow, Harvard University Belfer Center; Former Under Secretary of State for Global Affairs, US Department of State; Vice Chair, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, Atlantic Council.
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Amb. Robert C. O’Brien
Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs
In conversation with
Amb. Paula J. Dobriansky
Harvard University Belfer Center;
Former Under Secretary of State for Global Affairs
US Department of State;
Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, Atlantic Council