Originally published in Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
11/07/2017

The War in Syria: What Does it Mean for Assad to Win?


Dr. Alexander Bick
Tues., Nov., 7, 2017
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
4130 Posvar Hall

After completing a PhD in history at Princeton University, Dr. Bick joined the Obama administration. From 2012-14, he served on the Policy Planning Staff at the United States Department of State, advising Secretaries Clinton and Kerry on political transitions in the Middle East and North Africa. From 2014-16, he served as Director for Syria at the National Security Council, where he was responsible for coordinating U.S. policy and assistance programs in Syria and developing the strategy to defeat the Islamic State. In his new role as associate director and fellow for the Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs, Dr. Bick is helping to establish a center that aims to resurrect the study of history as a core component of preparation for public service in international affairs.

Ford Institute for Human Security
3930 Wesley W. Posvar Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260