As Acting Special Presidential Envoy for Hostage Affairs at the State Department, Julia and her staff work tirelessly to strengthen diplomatic efforts and secure the safe return of Americans held hostage overseas. Dr. Nesheiwat and her team successfully negotiated the release of US hostages from Afghanistan this month. Dr. Nesheiwat has held many high level positions in government including Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Implementation in the Bureau of Energy Resources. She has also served as political-military advisor and visiting professor at the U.S. Naval Post Graduate School's National Security Affairs Department. Her full Bio is included herein: https://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/biog/bureau/250767.htm
Join us and Dr. Nesheiwat for a discussion about energy security, U.S.-Jordan and Middle East relations, and the challenging work of handling hostage affairs for the United States.