Introduction to the History of U.S. Diplomatic Efforts

Former Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Nicholas Burns gave an introduction to the history of U.S. diplomatic efforts as part… read more

Former Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Nicholas Burns gave an introduction to the history of U.S. diplomatic efforts as part of a Chautauqua lecture series. He stressed the need for the U.S. to return to diplomacy as the primary way to interact with the rest of the world and the role of military force. He addressed past and current U.S. diplomatic efforts and analyzed such foreign policy issues as the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, the Benghazi attack investigation, the Syrian civil war, and National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden. He responded to questions submitted by members of the audience to Thomas Becker. close

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Introduction to the History of U.S. Diplomatic Efforts

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Program ID:
314293-1
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Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Chautauqua, New York, United States
First Aired:
Aug 12, 2013
Last Aired:
Aug 23, 2013

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  • Aug 12, 2013 | 3:20pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
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