Addressing American Leadership in an Age of Fear

An Important Session on Foreign Policy at the 2016 Imagine Solutions Conference

BY December 1, 2015

First – a framework:

Second – some good questions.

  1. What are our Foreign Policy strategies as we look to our future?
  1. What are our Foreign Policy strategies to address:
  • US State Department Policy Issues:  Afghanistan – China – Climate Change – Counterterrorism – Cyber Issues – Defeating ISIL – East Asia and the Pacific – Economic Issues – Energy Security – Food Security – Health – Iran – Israel – Nonproliferation – Pakistan – Sub-Saharan Africa – Syria – Trafficking in Persons – Ukraine – Women's Issues – Youth  (21 major policy issues and growing)
  • A world rife with  trouble “hotspots” – some examples:
    • Terrorism
    • Need for Special Forces
    • Potential Disease Outbreaks
    • Slavery
    • Opposing leadership viewpoints
    • More
  1. Who can provide insights and expertise to this very dynamic, complex landscape of issues?
  • David Rothkopf, CEO and Editor of Foreign Policy magazine is an acknowledged expert on the subject of Foreign Policy – worldwide.

  1. What will David Rothkopf address?
  • What is the landscape of complex issues facing us?
  • What are our strategic options?
  • What does an informed public need to know?
  • How will our role be different going forward than in the past?
  • Good news || bad news?

Here is some information in preparation for an extraordinary session with David Rothkopf at our 2016 Imagine Solutions Conference:

  • Bio of David Rothkopf: David J. Rothkopf is CEO and Editor of Foreign Policy Magazine. He is also the President and CEO of Garten Rothkopf, an international advisory company specializing in global political risk, energy, resource, technology and emerging markets issues based in Washington, DC. Mr. Rothkopf is a visiting scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace where he directs the Bernard L. Schwartz Program in Competitiveness and Growth Strategies, chairman of the Strategic Research Forum and serves or has recently served as a member of the advisory boards of the Center for Global Development, the Center for the Study of the Presidency, the U.S. Institute of Peace and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. His new book, National Insecurity: American Leadership in an Era of Fear was released in October 2014. He writes a weekly column for Foreign Policy, is a regular columnist for CNN and is a frequent contributor to leading newspapers, magazines including The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Financial Times, CNN, Newsweek, Time, and many others.
  • Potential Terrorism “hotspots:

  • US Special Forces – Around the World:

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