Senator Rand Paul and Kiron Skinner discussed The Future of Foreign Policy and Alliances on Capital Conversations on September 9, 2020 at 1:00pm ET.






Senator Rand Paul was elected to the United States Senate in 2010. He is known for advocating for liberty and championing fiscal responsibility. He currently serves on the following Senate Committees: Homeland Security and Government Affairs, Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Committee on Health, Education & Labor, and Committee on Foreign Relations.






Kiron K. Skinner is the W. Glenn Campbell Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution and the Taube Professor of International Relations and Politics at Carnegie Mellon University. She recently served as a Senior Policy Advisor to the Secretary of State and Director of Policy Planning. She is now a member of the Pentagon’s Defense Business Board. Her areas of expertise are international relations, international security, US foreign policy, and political strategy. Skinner is an award-winning and best-selling author. Her co-authored books Reagan, In His Own Hand (2001) and Reagan, A Life in Letters (2003) were New York Times best sellers. Earlier in her career, Skinner served on the Defense Department’s Defense Policy Board, and was a foreign policy surrogate to the Bush-Cheney reelection campaign in 2004 and the  Trump-Pence campaign in 2016. 



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