Geopolitical Talks: American Diplomacy in a Disordered World

More+Events ♦ Published: August 28, 2019; 18:26 ♦ (Vindobona)

Former US Deputy Secretary of State William Joseph Burns will talk about "American Diplomacy in a Disordered World" at the Institute for Human Sciences Vienna.

William Joseph Burns, United States Ambassador / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain]

William J. Burns is president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and the author of "The Back Channel: A Memoir of American Diplomacy and the Case for its Renewal".

He retired from the U.S. Foreign Service in 2014 after a thirty-three-year diplomatic career.

He holds the highest rank in the Foreign Service, career ambassador, and is only the second serving…