This event has been rescheduled to January due to change in speaker availability. The exact date will be updated shortly.
Diplomacy and national security are inherently intertwined requiring the key leaders who focus on each of those areas to collaborate as they carry out American foreign policy. Please join Young Professionals in Foreign Policy for a conversation with the person who focuses on that collaboration Vice Admiral Kurt Tidd, assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Chairman's direct representative to the Secretary of State. He will discuss how to integrate diplomatic and military tools in the pursuit of foreign policy objectives, smart power, and decision-making under pressure.
Vice Admiral Tidd has previously served as director for Operations (J3), Joint Staff, where he assisted the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of staff in fulfilling his responsibilities as the principal military adviser to the President and the Secretary of Defense in developing and providing operational guidance, and in fostering clear communication between the President, Secretary of Defense, Unified Commanders and Services. He has served in numerous other roles at sea and ashore, including commanding U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command and U.S. 4th Fleet and serving as the director for Strategic Capabilities Policy with the National Security Council.
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