Will the United States maintain its leadership in an increasingly turbulent and polarized world? In his new book Power on the Precipice, Andrew Imbrie, CSET Senior Fellow and former adviser to Secretary of State John Kerry, lays out a roadmap for America as it navigates the complexities of today’s geopolitics. Former Deputy National Security Advisor Avril Haines will conduct a live discussion with Dr. Imbrie on the historical rise and fall of nations, the United States’ place in the world today and the paths it can take in the future.
Date: Tuesday, September 8
Time: 10 a.m.
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Dr. Andrew Imbrie is a Senior Fellow at Georgetown’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET). He previously worked as a fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and as a senior advisor to Visiting Distinguished Statesman Secretary John F. Kerry. Prior to Carnegie, he served as a member of the Policy Planning Staff at the State Department, where he was a speechwriter to Secretary Kerry. Before moving to the Department of State, he served as a professional staff member on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. He teaches foreign policy speechwriting and rhetoric to graduate and undergraduate students at Georgetown University. He received his B.A. in the Humanities from Connecticut College and an M.A. from the Walsh School of Foreign Service. He holds a Ph.D. in International Relations from Georgetown University.
Avril Haines served as Assistant to the President and Principal Deputy National Security Advisor to President Obama and as Deputy Director of the Central Intelligence Agency. Avril also held a number of senior legal positions in the government, including Legal Adviser to the National Security Council and Assistant Legal Adviser for Treaty Affairs. Avril received her bachelor’s degree in Physics from the University of Chicago and a law degree from Georgetown University Law Center.