Please join us on Friday, July 1 for a special conversation with Admiral James G. Stavridis, former NATO Supreme Allied Commander. Admiral Stavridis will share his analysis of the NATO Summit in Madrid, the new NATO Strategic Concept, NATO enlargement, and threats to the Alliance as well as his unique insights on the role of naval leadership in NATO’s strategy.
About the speaker:
Admiral James Stavridis is a retired four-star U.S. naval officer. He is currently Vice Chair, Global Affairs and Managing Director of The Carlyle Group, a global investment firm. He is also 12th Chair of Rockefeller Foundation board. Previously he served for five years as the 12th Dean of The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. He led the NATO Alliance in global operations from 2009 to 2013 as 16th Supreme Allied Commander with responsibility for Afghanistan, Libya, the Balkans, Syria, counter piracy, and cyber security. He also served as Commander of U.S. Southern Command, with responsibility for all military operations in Latin America from 2006-2009. He earned more than 50 medals, including 28 from foreign nations in his 37-year military career. His latest book, To Risk it All: Nine Conflicts and the Crucible of Decision, was released by Penguin Press in May, 2022.