Join FPRI’s Robert D. Kaplan and John Nagl for this special conversation on the global problems facing President-elect Biden and his newly selected foreign policy team. They will discuss how the new administration might approach the challenges it is inheriting and the possibility of a new, post-pandemic world order. What are the major issues facing the Biden administration on Day 1? Will America rejoin international institutions like the World Health Organization, the Paris Accords, and others? What do the selections of Anthony Blinken as Secretary of State, Jake Sullivan as national security advisor, and Linda Thomas-Greenfield as Ambassador to the U.N. say about Joe Biden’s foreign policy agenda? These questions and yours will guide our conversation about the future of US Foreign Policy.
Robert D. Kaplan is the bestselling author of nineteen books on foreign affairs and travel translated into many languages, including The Good American (forthcoming), The Revenge of Geography, Asia’s Cauldron, Monsoon, The Coming Anarchy, and Balkan Ghosts. He holds the Robert Strausz-Hupé Chair in Geopolitics at the Foreign Policy Research Institute.
Dr. John Nagl is a member of FPRI’s Board of Advisors and is a Senior Fellow in the Program on National Security. He is also the Ninth Head of The Haverford School for Boys in the Philadelphia Suburubs. Previously, Dr. Nagl served as President of the Center for a New American Security. He is the author of Knife Fights: A Memoir of Modern War in Theory and Practice, Learning to Eat Soup with a Knife: Counterinsurgency Lessons from Malaya and Vietnam, and was on the writing team that produced the U.S. Army/Marine Corps Counterinsurgency Field Manual.