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In conversation with Ambassador Nicholas Burns (Canberra)

The Lowy Institute hosted a conversation with Nicholas Burns, the Lowy Institute’s 2019 Rothschild & Co Distinguished International Fellow, about America’s place in the world under Donald Trump, the growing competition between the US and China, and other global issues. The discussion was moderated by the Lowy Institute’s Sam Roggeveen, and included audience questions.

Nicholas Burns is a Professor at the Harvard Kennedy School and served for 27 years in the US Foreign Service. Ambassador Burns was Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, US Ambassador to NATO for President George W Bush and to Greece for President Bill Clinton, and State Department spokesman for Secretaries Warren Christopher and Madeleine Albright.

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