Former Biden National Security Adviser to Speak at Duke

Event Jan. 25 is free, open to public

DURHAM, N.C. -- Colin Kahl, national security adviser to former Vice President Joe Biden, will speak at Duke University on Wednesday, Jan. 25.

The talk, "The Grand Strategy Surprises that Await President Trump," is free and open to the public. It begins at 6 p.m. in Room 04 at the Sanford School of Public Policy on Duke’s West Campus. Parking is available in the Bryan Center lot.

Kahl worked from October 2014 to January 2017 as the deputy assistant to the president and national security adviser to the vice president, advising President Obama and Biden on U.S. foreign policy and national security affairs.

From February 2009 to December 2011, Kahl was the deputy assistant secretary of defense for the Middle East at the Pentagon.

He is now an associate professor in the Security Studies Program at Georgetown University.

Co-sponsors for this event are Duke’s Department of Political Science and the Triangle Institute for Security Studies.

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