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Podcast by Council of American Ambassadors

    Building Bridges in Austria: A Roundtable with Ambassador Trevor Traina

    Building Bridges in Austria: A Roundtable with Ambassador Trevor Traina

    The Council of American Ambassadors was delighted to host Ambassador Trevor Traina, recently returned from Austria.

    Ambassador Traina served as Ambassador to Austria from 2018 to 2021 - the same position held by his grandfather, Ambassador Wiley Buchanan, from 1975 to 1977. During his service, Ambassador Traina dealt with terrorism and the coronavirus pandemic. He discussed these and his other experiences as Amassador.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Cohesion and Cooperation: The U.S. & South Africa

    Cohesion and Cooperation: The U.S. & South Africa

    The Council of American Ambassadors was delighted to host Ambassador Lana Marks, recently returned from South Africa.

    Ambassador Marks is a diplomat and business executive. Born in South Africa, she returned to the country to serve as Ambassador in 2019. During her service, Ambassador Marks transformed the U.S.-South Africa relationship and tackled issues related to international development, agriculture, and COVID-19. She discussed these and her other experiences as Ambassador.

    • 51 min
    The Unbreakable Alliance: Roundtable with Ambassador Arthur Culvahouse

    The Unbreakable Alliance: Roundtable with Ambassador Arthur Culvahouse

    The Council of American Ambassadors was delighted to host Ambassador Arthur Culvahouse, recently returned from Australia.

    Ambassador Culvahouse has a long career in service to the nation, including as Counsel to President Ronald Reagan. During his time as Ambassador to Australia, Ambassador Culvahouse strengthened the key U.S.-Australian alliance and dealt with matters concerning China's influence in the Pacific. He discussed these and other experiences as Ambassador.

    • 1 hr
    The Abraham Accords - Roundtable with Ambassadors Fischer and Rakolta

    The Abraham Accords - Roundtable with Ambassadors Fischer and Rakolta

    The Abraham Accords - Roundtable with Ambassadors Fischer and Rakolta by Council of American Ambassadors

    • 1 hr
    Idealism Rooted in Realism: Roundtable With Ambassador Harry Harris

    Idealism Rooted in Realism: Roundtable With Ambassador Harry Harris

    The Council of American Ambassadors was delighted to host Ambassador Harry Harris, recently returned from South Korea.

    Ambassador Harris was confirmed by the United States Senate in June 2018 and served until returning in January. He previously served as Admiral of the U.S. Pacific Fleet and as the 24th Commander of the U.S. Pacific Command. During his service, Ambassador Harris was confronted by issues including North Korea, defense, and the U.S.-South Korean partnership. He discussed these along with other experiences in his role as Ambassador.

    • 56 min
    The Power of Our Resolve - The U.S. and EU in Tandem: A Roundtable with Ambassador Gordon Sondland

    The Power of Our Resolve - The U.S. and EU in Tandem: A Roundtable with Ambassador Gordon Sondland

    The Council of American Ambassadors was delighted to host the former Ambassador to the European Union, Gordon D. Sondland, for this exclusive event.


    Ambassador Sondland was confirmed by the United States Senate in June 2018 and served as Ambassador to the E.U. until February 2020. During his service, Ambassador Sondland addressed issues regarding trade, energy, national security, defense, and agriculture. He discussed these along with other experiences in his role as Ambassador to the EU.

    • 59 min

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