Amb. Richard Haass: “Defining a Post Post-Cold War Foreign Policy”

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Foreign Policy Association

Event Details

Monday, April 22, 2002
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM 
Fifth Avenue at 40th Street, 11th Floor
New York, NY
Event type
Lecture / Panel  

Event Transcripts and Video

Amb. Richard N. Haass on “Defining a Post Post-Cold War Foreign Policy”.

Event Speakers

    • Ambassador Richard Haass - Speaker
      Director of Policy Planning for the Department of State


      Amb. Haass is Director of Policy Planning for the Department of State. Amb. Haass, who is the twentieth person to head the Policy Planning Staff since it was established in 1947, was also confirmed by the U.S. Senate to hold the rank of ambassador. In this latter capacity, Ambassador Haass is the lead U.S. Government official in support of the Northern Ireland peace process and served as U.S. Coordinator for policy toward the future of Afghanistan. Previously, Ambassador Haass was Vice President and Director of Foreign Policy Studies at The Brookings Institution, where he held the Sydney Stein, Jr. Chair in International Security. He was also a consultant for NBC News and a frequent contributor to foreign affairs journals and the op-ed pages of major newspapers. He is the author or editor of nine books on American foreign policy, including The Reluctant Sheriff: The United States after the Cold War; Economic Sanctions and American Diplomacy; and Intervention: The Use of American Military Force in the Post-Cold War World. He is also the author of one book on management: The Bureaucratic Entrepreneur: How to Be Effective in Any Unruly Organization.

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