Mr Trump’s Foreign Policy and India
6:30 PM on Wednesday 24 January 2018
A Talk by Prof Manpreet S Anand*
Of National Defense University, and University of California, Berkeley
You are cordially invited.
S Venkat Narayan
*Manpreet S. Anand brings senior leadership experience working in both the public and private sectors in the areas of diplomacy, international development, foreign policy, strategic partnerships, energy, and national security. He managed U.S. policy towards and diplomatic relations with the countries of South Asia. He has previously managed U.S. foreign assistance budgets of $500 million annually and hundreds of staff spread across a dozen countries. He regularly engages with Heads of State, CEOs, senior government officials, and other leaders to advance strategic interests. He frequently speaks in public and engages a wide variety of stakeholders in government, business, and civil society.
Manpreet has extensive experience in dealing with foreign policy matters and commercial interests in Asia, especially India and across South Asia. Manpreet has engaged deeply on policy issues that include economic interests, national security, and energy cooperation. In pursuing policy outcomes, Manpreet has leveraged strong relationships with Members of the U.S. Congress and staff, business leaders, civil society organizations, prominent media players, and senior government officials.
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