A lecture by His Excellency Mr Louis B. Susman, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Court of St. James’s. In his lecture, Ambassador Susman will explore the use of smart power in an era of global politics, reflecting the recognition that in today’s world ‘all politics are global’.
RUSI is pleased to welcome Mark Ward, Director of START, to discuss the challenges the US, the UK and other partners have faced since the start of the civil war in Syria. He will also describe stabilisation planning for areas liberated from ISIL’s control as well as highlight longer term challenges.
The conference will discuss the findings from a three-year study of elite foreign policy attitudes and security policy preferences, comparing the views of the UK elite with their American counterparts, and the UK public.