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The Essential Diplomat

February 6, 2019

Georgetown’s Centennial Forum on the Future of Diplomacy, held on February 6, 2019, included several ISD speakers on “The Essential Diplomat,” a panel discussion moderated by ISD Adviser and former Rusk Fellow Bernadette Meehan. ISD Director Barbara Bodine; Amb. Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Distinguished Fellow in African Studies, Uzra Zeya, Senior Non-Resident Fellow; and former U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte engaged in a frank discussion about the role and challenges of US diplomats, and the service they provide to the world. A full video of “The Essential Diplomat” discussion is available here.