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American Forum - First Year 2017: National Security in a Trump Presidency

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Eliot A. Cohen, Jeremi Suri
January 11, 2017
11:00AM - 12:15PM (EST)

Eliot A. Cohen
Eliot A. Cohen

Jeremi Suri
Jeremi Suri

PBS World Channel National Broadcast: Virginia, January 22, 2017/Nationally, January 25, 2017

Eliot Cohen is Robert E. Osgood Professor at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), and the author of the forthcoming book, The Big Stick: The Limits of Soft Power and the Necessity of Military Force. Professor Cohen served as counselor of the State Department from 2007 to 2009, and currently directs SAIS's strategic studies program and the Philip Merrill Center for Strategic Studies, which he founded. For ten years he led a Johns Hopkins SAIS partnership with the Maxwell School of Syracuse University in providing executive education to general officers and senior Defense Department officials.

Jeremi Suri is the Mack Brown Distinguished Professor for Global Leadership, History, and Public Policy at the University of Texas at Austin and an author or co-editor of books on contemporary politics and foreign policy including, Sustainable Security: Rethinking American National Security Strategy and Liberty's Surest Guardian: American Nation-Building from the Founders to Obama, and forthcoming in Fall 2017 The Impossible Presidency: The Rise and Fall of America's Highest Office. Professor Suri's research and teaching have received numerous prizes. In 2007 Smithsonian Magazine named him one of America's "Top Young Innovators" in the Arts and Sciences. He also contributed an essay for the Miller Center’s First Year 2017 project about President Clinton's first year. A book signing will follow their appearance.

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