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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 @
4:00 pm to 5:15 pm

"Cyberpowers in the New World Disorder" A Conversation with Jared Cohen

Please join AGS, the Sanford School and the Political Science Department for a public event featuring Jared Cohen, titled "Cyberpowers in the New World Disorder".Jared Cohen is the Founder and President of Jigsaw, a technology incubator at Alphabet Inc. previously known as Google Ideas. He also serves as an Advisor to Alphabet's Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt and an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. Cohen is a member of the National Counterterrorism Center's (NCTC) Director's Advisory Board and on the board of the Tribeca Film Institute. From 2006 to 2010 he served as a member of the Secretary of State's Policy Planning Staff and as a close advisor to both Condoleezza Rice and Hillary Clinton. Cohen has a long-standing interest in international security issues, including counter-terrorism, conflict resolution, and politics of the Middle East. He has traveled to more than 100 countries, including Iran and North Korea, and has conducted interviews with members of various extremist groups including Hezbollah, Al-Qaeda, the Taliban, Al-Shabab, Asbat al-Ansar, Somali pirates, and more recently, failed ISIS recruits. Cohen received his B.A. from Stanford University and his M.Phil in International Relations from the University of Oxford, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar.This will take place in the Rhodes Conference Room (Sanford School 223) and parking can be found in the Bryan Center Lot

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