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Book Launch: The Mirror Test by Kael Weston

Jun 1, 2016
5:30pm to 7:30pm

Willard InterContinental Hotel
Washington, DC

The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) hosted the book launch for The Mirror Test, a new memoir by Kael Weston, who served seven years in Iraq and Afghanistan with the U.S. Department of State. CNAS will host a panel discussion on the issues raised in The Mirror Test, including how America is viewed in the world, how the nation views itself, and the difficult intersection between diplomacy and combat in a war zone.
The panel included:
Kael Weston, author of The Mirror Test
Thomas Pickering, former U.S. Ambassador to the UN and U.S. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs
S. Rebecca Zimmerman, Associate Policy Analyst at the Rand Corporation focusing on U.S. and international special operations
Phillip Carter, Director of the Military, Veterans, and Society Program at CNAS and former embedded advisor with the Iraqi police.