Kalb, Cordesman Lead New Keynote Speaker Series at Marshall House 

The George C. Marshall International Center announced two upcoming speakers for a new Keynote Series at The Marshall House.

On Thursday, April 21, at noon, Marvin Kalb, former journalist and Harvard professor, will discuss his latest book, Imperial Gamble: Putin, Ukraine and the New Cold War, published by the Brookings Institution, where he is a nonresident senior scholar. Kalb has reported for both CBS and NBC News as chief diplomatic correspondent, Moscow bureau chief, and served as anchor of NBC’s “Meet the Press.”

Marvin Kalb
Marvin Kalb

On Tuesday, May 3, at 6:30 p.m., Anthony Cordesman, Arleigh A. Burke Chair in Strategy at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, will

Anthony Corpsman [Photo by Liz Lynch]
Anthony Cordesman
[Photo by Liz Lynch]
present “National Security Priorities vs. Defense Budget Realities.” Cordesman’s career has included service in the departments of State, Defense, and Energy; on NATO’s international staff; and for Sen. John McCain. He is a recipient of the Department of Defense Distinguished Service Medal.

Admission to both programs is by $20 donation. Funds will be used to preserve The Marshall House. Reservations are required, as space is limited.

For more information, go to georgecmarshall.org/events or call 703-777-1301.

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