(USA) Transition 2021 Series: Renewing the U.S. State Department (CFR)


Ambassador (Ret.), Abercrombie-Winstanley Consulting, LLC; Former U.S. Ambassador to Malta (2012–2016); Former U.S. Consul General, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (2002–2005); CFR Member

Senior Vice President, National Defense University; Former Director-General, U.S. Foreign Service (2014–2017); Former U.S. Ambassador to Guatemala (2011–2014); CFR Member

Kissinger Senior Fellow, Jackson Institute for Global Affairs; Former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs (2013–2017); Former U.S. Ambassador to Egypt (2011–2013); Former U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan (2007–2010); CFR Member


Managing Editor, Axios; CFR Member

Panelists discuss the future of the U.S Department of State under the next administration, including possible reforms to the agency’s priorities, culture, structure, and workforce.