Join Young Professionals in Foreign Policy and Todd Moss, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State and current Chief Operating Officer and Senior Fellow of the Center for Global Development, for a discussion of his debut novel The Golden Hour. The Golden Hour offers a thrilling look at the real-life political theory of the vital hundred hours following a coup d’état and the diplomacy, espionage, and political intrigue that follows. Moss will discuss his new book, his experience as a former diplomat and policy maker, including his diplomacy work on the 2008 coup d’état in Mauritania, and the recent crisis in Mali.
Todd Moss has over two decades of experience working in African affairs. He served as Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of African Affairs at the U.S. State Department from May 2007 to October 2008. He has been an expert at the Center for Global Development since 2003 and is an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University. His previous nonfiction books include Adventure Capitalism: Globalization and the Political Economy of Stock Markets in Africa and African Development: Making Sense of the Issues and Actors.
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