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U.S. national security strategy: Lessons learned, from Truman to today


Paul Lettow, Deputy Chief Counsel at the U.S. Chamber Litigation Center

Date & time

Oct 31, 2022, 11:30 am-12:45 pm EDT

Please join Weiser Diplomacy Center for a seminar on U.S. national security strategy with Paul Lettow, Deputy Chief Counsel at the U.S. Chamber Litigation Center in conversation with Professor John Ciorciari, director of Weiser Diplomacy Center and International Policy Center. 

From the speaker's bio

Paul Lettow is Deputy Chief Counsel at the U.S. Chamber Litigation Center, where he helps direct the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s litigation program on behalf of U.S. businesses.  He joined the Chamber from a large international law firm, where he had been a partner in the government regulation practice group. Paul served as the Senior Director for Strategic Planning on the National Security Council staff at the White House from 2007-2009.  In that role, he led the long-range planning directorate within the NSC staff and helped establish and coordinated the interagency National Security Policy Planning Committee.  He previously worked at the U.S. Department of State. He is the author of Ronald Reagan and His Quest to Abolish Nuclear Weapons and Strengthening the Nuclear Nonproliferation Regime.  He is the author of numerous book chapters and articles, including “U.S. National Security Strategy:  Lessons Learned,” in the Texas National Security Review. Paul received a J.D. from Harvard Law School, a D.Phil. in International Relations from Oxford University, and an A.B. in History from Princeton University.

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