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The Philadelphia Committee on Foreign Relations

Alexander Vershbow

  • 09/13/2022
  • 6:00 PM
  • The Philadelphia Club
  • 52


Alexander "Sandy" Vershbow is a distinguished fellow at the Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security. Ambassador Vershbow was heavily involved in the resolution of the Yugoslav wars of dissolution while on the National Security Council, he served as Ambassador to NATO under Bill Clinton; Ambassador to Russia and, later, Ambassador to South Korea under George W. Bush; Assistant Secretary of Defense under Barack Obama; and became the first American ever selected as Deputy Secretary-General of NATO. The consummate international player, he was educated at Yale and Columbia, still plays the drums and comments on world affairs as a Fellow at the Atlantic Council.

His topic will be: "Russia’s War on Ukraine and its impact on European and Transatlantic Security”.

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