The Hoover Institution hosted "The Fouad Ajami Fellowship Annual Lecture with speaker Steve Hadley" on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM EDT.

 A conversation with former National Security Advisor Stephen Hadley on Global Foreign Policy Challenges and Opportunities For The Middle East, moderated by Elise Labott,  Foreign Affairs Journalist

Stephen J Hadley 
Stephen Hadley served for four years as the Assistant to President George W. Bush for National Security Affairs from 2005 to 2009. From 2001 to 2005, Mr. Hadley was the Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor, serving under then National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice. Mr. Hadley had previously served on the National Security Council staff and in the Defense Department including as Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Policy. Mr Hadley now serves as a Principal at RiceHadleyGates, LLC and as Chair of the Board of Directors of the United States Institute of Peace and as Executive Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of the Atlantic Council.

Elise Labott 
Elise Labott is a foreign policy and international affairs journalist who has covered every major global event over the past two decades. She has reported from more than 80 countries, interviewing Secretaries of State and many world leaders. Most recently, she was CNN's Global Affairs Correspondent. Earlier this year, Elise traveled to Israel and Turkey with  National Security Advisor John Bolton for Politico; with Vice President Mike Pence to the Olympics in Korea and to Africa with Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley. She has also worked for ABC News, Agence France-Presse and others. She is also a Vital Voices Global Ambassador and member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

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