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Global Forum with Charles Edel

Monday, February 25, 2019 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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6:30 PM Reception
7:00-8:00 PM Program
Foley Gardere

In their new book, The Lessons of Tragedy: Statecraft and World Order, Dr. Charles Edel and co-author Hal Brands draw on Greek history to caution Americans against forgetting the violence and tragedy of our past after seventy years of great-power peace. While concerned with our nation’s current “amnesia,” the historians argue that peace may be sustainable if we can regain the tragic sensibility necessary for the United States and its allies to address the dangers that menace the international order today. 

Dr. Charles Edel is a senior fellow at the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney and previously served on former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s policy planning staff.

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Location: Foley Gardere – 2021 McKinney Avenue, Ste. 1600
Fees: Complimentary, Global Forum members, SMU’s Center for Presidential History, & Foley Gardere Attorneys and clients
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