What are your interests and areas of expertise in international relations?
Business, Conservation, Development, Innovation
Tell everyone a little about yourself and what you hope to gain from the Global Ethics Network.
As a Carnegie New Leader for Ethics in International Affairs, I hope to explore how technology and globalization impact business ethics. As a U.S. diplomat I worked in 26 countries, served at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations, and worked in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. In the private sector, I have worked as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company, founded a real estate venture in New Haven, and worked in strategy at ArcelorMittal, the world's biggest steel company.
Despite progress over the last year, Donald Trump effectively ended the latest round of U.S.-Taliban negotiations with a tweet earlier this month. Will talks continue in a more understated way? Does this change anything on the ground in Afghanistan? And what is the Taliban doing in Moscow? Jonathan Cristol, author of "The United States and the Taliban before and after 9/11," discusses all this and more.
In choosing whether and how to respond to the attack on Saudi Arabian oil refineries, what is the calculus for determining action? Should the United States maintain its status as the
guarantor of the Persian Gulf, protecting the security and integrity of the international energy system? What do the 2020 candidates think?
The narrative about America's role in the world is changing--and more evidence is accumulating that suggests that no matter how the 2020 presidential and congressional elections turn out, there is no turning the clock back to a pre-2016 status quo.
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