Atlantic Council Government Reform Series
Launch: State Department Reform Report

Keynote Speaker:

The Honorable Ed Royce
Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee

A Conversation with:

Amb. Thomas Pickering
Vice President
Hills and Company

Amb. Chester Crocker
James R. Schlesinger Professor of Strategic Studies
Georgetown University Walsh School of Foreign Service

Amb. David Miller
Brent Scowcroft Senior Fellow
Atlantic Council

Rand Beers
Former Deputy Assistant to the President
for Homeland Security
US National Security Council

Brad Higgins

Jodi Herman
Vice President for Government Relations and Public Affairs
National Endowment for Democracy

Lester Munson
Vice President, International
BGR Group

Karen Hanrahan
President and CEO
Glide Foundation 

Moderated by:

David Ignatius
Washington Post

It is essential to empower the State Department in this time when a rapidly evolving global environment consistently poses new challenges and threats. The department’s role is unique and vital in the US national security apparatus; diplomacy based in continued and robust support for US interests and values is critical to favorable long-term outcomes, including a more secure and stable global environment.

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Atlantic Council
1030 15th Street NW, 12th Floor (West Tower Elevator) 
Washington, DC 

This event is open to press and on the record.