• United States
    Lessons Learned With Admiral Thad Allen
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    Admiral Thad Allen discusses his distinguished career in the U.S. Coast Guard, including leading the federal responses to Hurricane Katrina and Rita and serving as the incident commander for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, his work as the former executive vice president of Booz Allen Hamilton, and his current role at NASA. Lessons Learned is a roundtable series, open to term members and younger life members, which features distinguished speakers who reflect on their career experiences, the choices they made along the way, and the lessons they have learned from them.
  • Puerto Rico
    Puerto Rico: A U.S. Territory in Crisis
    The Caribbean island, which shares a close yet fraught relationship with the rest of the United States, faces a multilayered economic and social crisis, rooted in long-standing policy and compounded by natural disasters, the coronavirus pandemic, migration, and government mismanagement.
  • Haiti
    Haiti’s Troubled Path to Development
    Hobbled by foreign interventions, political instability, and natural disasters, the former French colony has long suffered from underdevelopment.

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David M. Rubenstein Senior Fellow for Energy and the Environment