The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs will host a Director's Lunch with AMB Douglas E. Lute.
From August 2013 to January 2017, Ambassador Douglas E. Lute served as the Permanent Representative of the United States to the North Atlantic Council, NATO’s standing political body.  During this period the twenty-eight-nation Alliance adapted fundamentally in response to the most severe security challenges since the end of the Cold War.  From 2007 to 2013, Lute served at the White House under Presidents Bush and Obama, initially as the Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for Iraq and Afghanistan.  

In 2010, Ambassador Lute retired from the U.S. Army as a lieutenant general after 35 years on active duty.  Prior to the White House, he served as the Director of Operations on the Joint Staff, overseeing U.S. military operations worldwide.  He served multiple tours in NATO commands including duty in Germany during the Cold War and commanding U.S. forces in Kosovo.  

He holds degrees from the United States Military Academy and Harvard University.

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