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Richard Haass on Renewing American Citizenship

Join Richard Haass for a discussion on renewing American citizenship to invigorate democratic institutions.
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Council on Foreign Relations
Richard Haass
Ivo H. Daalder
Date and Time
Doors Open: 5:15 pm


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About This Event

The United States currently faces a wide array of challenges, both foreign and domestic. Yet addressing these issues will be increasingly challenging without first making progress on addressing the divisions in American society. What steps can you take to preserve American democracy and effectively tackle some of the most vexing challenges facing the country? Join Richard Haass and Ivo Daalder for a conversation on renewing American citizenship.

Copies of Richard Haass’ book The Bill of Obligations: The Ten Habits of Good Citizens will be available from The Book Cellar for sale and signing following the program.

This is a hybrid event, meaning members are able to attend in person in our conference center but there will be virtual elements. Space is limited. Not a member and want to join our community? Join now.

In-person COVID-19 related safety measures will be followed.

About the Speakers
President, Council on Foreign Relations
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Richard Haass is president of the Council on Foreign Relations, an independent, nonpartisan membership organization, think tank, publisher, and educational institution. An experienced diplomat and policymaker, Haass was director of policy planning for the Department of State from 2001 to 2003, where he was a principal adviser to Secretary of State Colin Powell on a range of foreign policy concerns.
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President, Chicago Council on Global Affairs
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Ivo H. Daalder served as the US ambassador to NATO from 2009 to 2013 prior to becoming President of the Council. Previously, he was a senior fellow in foreign policy studies at the Brookings Institution and served as director for European affairs on President Bill Clinton’s National Security Council. He is the author or editor of 10 books.
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