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Bates College presents Ambassador (Ret.) Nicholas Burns “Trump Foreign Policy and Challenges to America’s Global Leadership”
March 29, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Ambassador Nicholas Burns will be presenting his talk “Trump Foreign Policy and Challenges to America’s Global Leadership” at the Olin Concert Hall at Bates College on March 29 at 7:30 pm. This event is free and open to the public.
Ambassador (Ret.) Nicholas Burns is the Roy and Barbara Goodman Family Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Relations at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. He is founder and Faculty Director of the Future of Diplomacy Project and Faculty Chair for the Programs on the Middle East and on India and South Asia. Professor Burns served in the United States government for twenty-seven years. As a career Foreign Service Officer, he was Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs from 2005 to 2008; the State Department’s third-ranking official when he led negotiations on the U.S.–India Civil Nuclear Agreement; a long-term military assistance agreement with Israel; and was the lead U.S. negotiator on Iran’s nuclear program. He was U.S. Ambassador to NATO (2001–2005), Ambassador to Greece (1997–2001), and State Department Spokesman (1995–1997).