A 21st Century State Department: Transformation and Resourcing

Speaker:
Newton L. Gingrich Senior Fellow, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research; Former Speaker of the House, U.S. House of Representatives
Presider:
Karen J. DeYoung Associate Editor and Senior Diplomatic Correspondent, "Washington Post"
Description

Mr. Gingrich has called for a “profound rethinking of the culture and systems of the State Department” to address the foreign policy challenges facing the United States today. Join him for a discussion of how he thinks this transformation should take place, as well as the increasing importance of nonmilitary elements of power in U.S. security strategy.

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