FORA.tv Speaker - Derek Chollet
Derek Chollet is the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs (ISA). He is the principal advisor to the Secretary of Defense and the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy on international security strategy and policy issues related to Europe (including the North Atlantic Treaty Organization), the Middle East, and Africa. He also has oversight for security cooperation programs, including foreign military sales, in these regions.
Prior to being confirmed by the Senate in June 2012, Mr. Chollet served at The White House as Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Strategic Planning on the National Security Council Staff.
From February 2009 to 2011, Mr. Chollet served in the State Department as the Principal Deputy Director of the Secretary of State's Policy Planning Staff. From November 2008 to January 2009, he was a member of the Obama-Biden Presidential Transition Team.
11.14.13 | 00:21:45 min
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