Africa and the Middle East

Responding to the Rise of ISIS (Hurst Lecture Series)

September 1, 2015  • Aspen Strategy Group

Featuring David Petraeus, former Director of the CIA, Frances Townsend, President of the Counter Extremism Project and former Homeland Security Advisor to President George W. Bush, and Bernard Haykel, Professor of Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University, in conversation with Nicholas Burns, professor at the Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.

Presented as part of the Hurst Lecture Series in Collaboration with the Aspen Strategy Group.

The Aspen Strategy Group provides a bipartisan forum to explore the preeminent foreign policy challenges the United States faces. Its cross-disciplinary and high-level examination of policy strategies for addressing preeminent and emerging topics makes it crucially relevant to the American and global policy communities.

Generously underwritten by the Hurst Family Foundation, the Hurst Lecture Series features conversations with renowned and inspiring leaders for public audiences in Aspen.