June 29, 2017
"The Role of Diplomacy in Combating Terrorism"
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From the dawn of history, diplomacy has been utilized as a statecraft during war and peace periods. Is this traditional tool currently sufficient to combat terrorism at home and abroad?
These and related topics, such as attacks against diplomats and their missions as well as “best practices” responses to radicalization and violence, will be discussed by former U.S. ambassadors with extensive international experience.
General Alfred Gray, USMC (Ret.)
Twenty-Ninth Commandant of the United States Marine Corps; Senior Fellow and Chairman of the Board of Regents, Potomac Institute for Policy Studies
Professor Yonah Alexander
Director, Inter-University Center for Terrorism Studies and Senior Fellow, Potomac Institute for Policy Studies
Ambassador (Ret.) Charles A. Ray
Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for POW/Missing Personnel Affairs and ambassador to Cambodia and Zimbabwe. Previously, he served in the United States Army for twenty years
Ambassador (Ret.) Jo Ellen Powell
Former career member of the United States Foreign Service who served as Consul General in Frankfurt, Germany and ambassador to Mauritania