Roundtable Meeting with
Mr. Daniel Kurtz-Phelan,
Executive Editor of Foreign Affairs Magazine
October 11, 2018
On October 11, 2018, Mr. Daniel Kurtz-Phelan, Executive Editor of Foreign Affairs Magazine, addressed GRF members at a roundtable meeting. Giving a speech on the changing dynamics of foreign policy in the US and around the world, Mr. Kurtz-Phelan assessed some of the current trends that are driving US foreign policy attitudes towards other countries. Mr. Kurtz-Phelan touched on the gap in engagement with China on issues like cybersecurity, and the changing sentiment within Washington towards foreign policy strategy in areas like the Middle East. Mr. Kurtz-Phelan stated that great power competition issues are increasingly being painted in ideological terms. Following his speech, Mr. Kurtz-Phelan answered the participants’ questions.