Transition 2021 Series: Renewing the U.S. State Department

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Published on 22 Jan 2021, 22:45
Panelists discuss the future of the U.S Department of State under the next administration, including possible reforms to the agency’s priorities, culture, structure, and workforce.

The Transition 2021 series examines the major issues confronting the administration in the foreign policy arena.

Gina Abercrombie-Winstanley
Ambassador (Ret.), Abercrombie-Winstanley Consulting, LLC; Former U.S. Ambassador to Malta (2012–2016); Former U.S. Consul General, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (2002–2005); CFR Member

Arnold A. Chacón
Senior Vice President, National Defense University; Former Director-General, U.S. Foreign Service (2014–2017); Former U.S. Ambassador to Guatemala (2011–2014); CFR Member

Anne W. Patterson
Kissinger Senior Fellow, Jackson Institute for Global Affairs; Former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs (2013–2017); Former U.S. Ambassador to Egypt (2011–2013); Former U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan (2007–2010); CFR Member

Margaret E. Talev
Managing Editor, Axios; CFR Member

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