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We Hold These Truths: How Verified Content Defends Democracies
March 27, 2023 • 9:00 – 10:30 am EDT
Self-Determination and the Struggle for Success
Some self-determination movements have inspired the world, while others have provoked humanitarian and economic crises, and sometimes prolonged warfare. To analyze what contributes to better outcomes and worse ones,
THE CSIS BRZEZINSKI CHAIR INVITES YOU TO THE LAUNCH OF A NEW BOOK:
With a keynote address by Dr. Denise Natali, Assistant Secretary for the U.S. Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations, Department of State.
Dr. Jon Alterman will moderate a panel discussion with Ambassador Peter Galbraith, Former U.S. Ambassador to Croatia and Dr. Terrence Lyons, Associate Professor, George Mason University.Denise Natali is the assistant secretary for the Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations at the U.S. State Department. Previously, she served as the director of the Center for Strategic Research at the Institute for National Strategic Studies - National Defense University, where she provided analysis and support to senior U.S. government stakeholders. Dr. Natali’s extensive work in post-conflict relief, reconstruction, and stabilization includes experience with a non-governmental organization in Peshawar, Pakistan, the American Red Cross, and the USAID Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance. Dr. Natali also taught and conducted research at the American University of Iraq-Sulaimaniya. She is the author of The Kurdish Quasi-State: Development and Dependency in Post-Gulf War Iraq and The Kurds and the State: Evolving National Identity in Iraq, Turkey, and Iran. Dr. Natali earned a Ph.D. in political science from the University of Pennsylvania, an M.A. in international affairs at Columbia University, and a B.A. from Franklin & Marshall College.