July 25, 2018
"The Role of Diplomacy in Combating Terrorism: Past Lessons and Future Outlook"
In the aftermath of the summit meeting between the U.S. and Russian presidents and its implications for global security concerns, an emerging critical question is whether traditional diplomacy can continue to serve as an effective statecraft in combating terrorism.
Former distinguished American ambassadors will discuss past experiences and offer recommendations for the Trump administration to further international cooperation.
Professor Don Wallace, Jr.
Chairman, International Law Institute
Professor Yonah Alexander
Director, Inter-University Center for Terrorism Studies and Senior Fellow, Potomac Institute
for Policy Studies
Ambassador (ret.) Charles Ray
Former US Ambassador to Cambodia and Zimbabwe
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for POW/Missing Personnel Affairs
Author of “Ethical Dilemmas and the
Practice of Diplomacy” (2017)
Ambassador (ret.) Ron Neumann
Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State and U.S. Ambassador to Algeria, Bahrain, and Afghanistan
Currently President, American Academy of Diplomacy.
Author of “Three Embassies, Four Wars: A Personal Memoir” (2017)
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