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Global Hotspots and Security Challenges: A Conversation with Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA)

  • CSIS 1616 Rhode Island Avenue Northwest Washington, DC, 20036 United States (map)

Center for Strategic and International Studies is hosting a "Smart Women, Smart Power" conversation about North Korea, Syria, Afghanistan, and other global hotspots with Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA).

The discussion will also examine the defense budget. Senator Ernst is the first female combat veteran elected to the U.S. Senate. She served 23 years in the military and retired as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Iowa Army National Guard.

Senator Ernst was a company commander in Kuwait and Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom. She serves on the Senate Armed Services Committee as well as the Committees on Small Business and Entrepreneurship; Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry; and Environment and Public Works.

Event Details

  • Date: September 29, 2017

  • When: 9:00 - 10:00 AM

  • Where: CSIS HQ