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Understanding Our New World - A Conversation with General John Allen, President of the Brookings Institution
Join the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute on Tuesday, January 26 at 12:00 p.m. CT via Zoom for a conversation with General John Allen, President of the Brookings Institution, and John Shaw, Institute director, as they discuss Allen’s military career, work at Brookings, and the foreign policy challenges facing the United States.

Allen has been the president of Brookings since 2017. He is a retired United States Marine Corps Four-Star General and a former commander of the NATO International Security Assistance Force and U.S. forces in Afghanistan. He served as President Barack Obama’s special envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. Allen is co-author of "Turning Point: Policymaking in the Era of Artificial Intelligence" (2020).

This program is part of a virtual series of conversations sponsored by the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute with policy experts, political analysts, and government and private sector leaders.

We would love to hear from you! If you would like to ask General Allen a question, please email your question to paulsimoninstitute@siu.edu or include it below in the "Questions & Comments" box.

Jan 26, 2021 12:00 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)

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