In the final week of the Political Studies Program, fellows will turn to the study of American grand strategy. Over morning sessions, fellows will consider the multiple, competing foreign policy crises America faces today — from great-power competition to authoritarian alternatives to democracy and other scourges that were presumed to have been safely consigned to the ash heap of history. Afternoon sessions will be devoted to a study of national security leadership, with guest sessions from high-level policymakers. Fellows will come away with a deeper understanding of history’s intrinsic potential for tragedy and the extraordinary creativity and vigilance required to defend against it.

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Vance Serchuk at a Panel on American Intervention

Faculty

Vance Serchuk

Vance Serchuk is Executive Director of the KKR Global Institute and an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Center for a New American Security. Prior to joining KKR, Mr. Serchuk served for six years as the senior national security advisor to Senator Joseph Lieberman (I-Connecticut).

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