In the News: Trump, Russia, & National Security w/ Colin Kahl & Paul Pillar

Join the Mortara Center for International Studies for conversation and Q&A session with Professors Colin Kahl and Paul Pillar on the national security and intelligence challenges the Trump administration faces. The discussion will be moderated by Mortara Director Abraham Newman.

About the speakers:
Colin Kahl is an associate professor in the Security Studies Program in the SFS. From 2014 to 2017, he was Deputy Assistant to the President and National Security Advisor to the Vice President, where he served as a senior advisor to President Obama and Vice President Biden on all matters related to U.S. foreign policy and national security affairs, and represented the Office of the Vice President as a standing member of the National Security Council Deputies’ Committee.
Paul Pillar is a non-resident senior fellow at the Center for Security Studies. Professor Pillar retired in 2005 from a 28-year career in the U.S. intelligence community, in which his last position was National Intelligence Officer for the Near East and South Asia. Earlier he served in a variety of analytical and managerial positions, including as chief of analytic units at the CIA covering portions of the Near East, the Persian Gulf, and South Asia.

Accommodation requests should be made as soon as possible to Alex Phelan at A good faith effort will be made to fulfill all requests.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Mortara Center for International Studies 36th Street Northwest, Washington, DC


Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Mortara Center for International Studies

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