If you are interested and able to join this one hour session with former National Security Advisor McMaster, pls let the Council on Foreign Relations know:  send your name/title/school affiliation to [log in to unmask]  Please copy me so i'll know who is joining me from Schar.  thanks.  Prof Laipson 

 Webinar: The Role of the National Security Council

Council on Foreign Relations

Academic Webinar

The Role of the National Security Council

Dear Ellen:

On behalf of the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), I invite you and your students to participate in the next session of the Winter/Spring 2021 CFR Academic Webinar series via Zoom on Wednesday, March 10, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. (EST).

H. R. McMaster, Fouad and Michelle Ajami senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and Bernard and Susan Liautaud fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute at Stanford University, and former U.S. national security advisor, will lead a conversation on the role of the National Security Council.

If you would like to join this interactive webinar, please click the Register or Decline button or call Sarah McMerty at 212.434.9649. We will send the meeting access instructions on Tuesday afternoon.

This invitation is open to students and educators, so please forward it to those in your network who might be interested and ask that they sign up by emailing [log in to unmask] with their title and academic affiliation.
As background, you may wish to review the following materials before or after the discussion: 

1. H. R. McMaster, Hearing on Global Security Challenges, Before the Senate Armed Services Committee, 117th Cong. (March 2, 2021).

2. Nadia Schadlow, “The End of the American Illusion: Trump and the World as It Is,” Foreign Affairs, September/October 2020.

3. H. R. McMaster, “The Retrenchment Syndrome: A Response to ‘Come Home, America?,’” Foreign Affairs, July/August 2020.

4. Fiona Hill and H. R. McMaster, "The Case for Strategic Empathy as Foundational to Effective Foreign Policy," YouTube Video, American University, February 12, 2021.

5. Megan Badasch and H. R. McMaster, "The Policy Process: Pitfalls and Prescriptions," American University, February 4, 2021.

6. Stephen Hadley, Meghan O’Sullivan, and Colin Powell, “An Introduction to the National Security Council,” YouTube Video, Council on Foreign Relations, February 14, 2017.

7. Alexander L. George and Eric K. Stern, “Harnessing Conflict in Foreign Policy Making: From Devil’s to Multiple Advocacy,” Presidential Studies Quarterly 32 no. 3 (September 2002), 484–508.


We look forward to you and your students joining us for a lively exchange!
Best regards,

Irina A. Faskianos
Vice President, National Program and Outreach
Council on Foreign Relations
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Wednesday, March 24, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. (EST)

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Sonya Stokes, Assistant Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai; Fellow, Center for Health Security, Johns Hopkins University


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