A conversation with:
Grant T. Harris
Harris Africa Partners LLC
Former Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for African Affairs
National Security Council
Editor, Global Opinions
Welcoming Remarks by:
Director of Programs and Studies; Deputy Director, Africa Center
African countries pose a variety of threats and opportunities to the United States, and engaging with them is not optional. But policymakers and analysts have regularly undervalued Africa's importance to US national security and economic interests. A better understanding of how Africa's potential – and problems – affects the United States is urgently needed. Please join the Atlantic Council's Africa Center for a conversation with Grant T. Harris, former Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for African Affairs at the National Security Council, moderated by Karen Attiah, Global Opinions Editor with The Washington Post, on the Center's most recent report: Why Africa Matters to US National Security.
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