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Former executive director of 9/11 Commission, Philip Zelikow, to speak Feb. 16

Feb 16, 2010 (All day)
Audience: 
Open to the Public

Philip Zelikow, a Practitioner-in-Residence at the Woodrow Wilson School and former executive director of the 9/11 Commission, will present a public talk titled, "Forward Defense?" at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 16, in Bowl 016, Robertson Hall on the Princeton University campus.

Zelikow is the White Burkett Miller Professor of History at the University of Virginia, a scholar of the Kennedy administration, and author of “Germany Unified and Europe Transformed “(with Condoleezza Rice).

Prior to heading up the 9/11 Commission, Zelikow served as Executive Director of the Markle Foundation Task Force on National Security in the Information Age. He was also Executive Director of the National Commission on Federal Election Reform, co-chaired by former presidents Carter and Ford, and directed the Aspen Strategy Group.

Zelikow's research interests focus on the history and practice of American foreign policy. His published work examines the end of the Cold War and on the Cuban Missile crisis. Zelikow teaches modern world history and decision making.

This event is co-sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and the Christian Johnson Endeavor Leadership Through Mentorship Program. It is free and open to the public.

02.16.2010
Philip Zelikow, Author, executive director of the 9/11 Commission, director of the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia, and Counselor of the United States Department of State