The 2017 Annual Kuwait Chair Lecture was hosted by Ambassador Edward "Skip" Gnehm, Kuwait Professor of Gulf and Arabian Peninsula Affairs and Director of the Middle East Policy Forum.
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The Institute for Security and Conflict Studies held a panel event to explore some of the most challenging international security issues that the next administration will have to deal with. Speakers included:
Francis Gavin, Frank Stanton Chair in Nuclear Policy Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Colin Kahl, National Security Advisor to Vice President Biden
Chantal de Jonge Oudraat, President, Women in International Security (WIIS)
Kat Ilich, 2016 MA Graduate, Elliott School of International Affairs
Clara Fisher, 2016 MA Graduate, Elliott School of International Affairs
Vice Admiral Michael T. Franken, Deputy Commander for Military Operations, U.S. Africa Command