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The Presidential Ideas Festival was held May 21-23, 2019.

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May 04, 2020

Matthew Pottinger, James Steinberg, Evan Feigenbaum, Aynne Kokas, Yen Pottinger, Melur Ramasubramanian, Robert Carl Cohen

Hosted by William Antholis, Harry Harding, Syaru Shirley Lin

The Ambassador William C. Battle Symposium on American Diplomacy features President Trump’s Deputy National Security Advisor Matt Pottinger, as well as Jim Steinberg, who served in the same role under President Clinton and then went on to be deputy secretary of state in the Obama administration, under Hillary Clinton. The third panel features several UVA faculty, including Vice President for Research Mel Ramasubramanian, Miller Center Schlesinger Professor Evan Feigenbaum, and Miller Center senior fellow Aynne Kokas.