Johns Hopkins SAIS to host “A Valueless Foreign Policy: Can It Be American?” with New York Times columnist Roger Cohen on Tuesday, May 2, 2017


“A Valueless Foreign Policy: Can It Be American?” a conversation with The New York Times columnist Roger Cohen, will be hosted at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).
This discussion is part of the Human Security Initiative at the school’s Foreign Policy Institute.
Roger Cohen
Journalist, Author, and Columnist for The New York Times and International New York Times
Maureen White
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Institute
Time and Date
12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Johns Hopkins SAIS
Kenney Herter Auditorium
1740 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036
The event is open to the public and media, with registration. Members of the working press must RSVP as “Media” through the online registration form. Camera setup will only be permitted from 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Media Contact
Stacy A. Anderson
Communications Manager
Johns Hopkins SAIS
202.663.5620 office
202.853.7983 mobile
About the Speaker

Roger Cohen joined The New York Times in 1990. He was a foreign correspondent for more than a decade before becoming acting foreign editor on Sept. 11, 2001, and foreign editor six months later. Since 2004, Cohen has written a column for The International New York Times, formerly known as The International Herald Tribune. In 2009, he was named a columnist of The New York Times. His columns appear every Wednesday and Saturday.
Cohen has written Hearts Grown Brutal: Sagas of Sarajevo, an account of the wars of Yugoslavia’s destruction, and Soldiers and Slaves: American POWs Trapped by the Nazis’ Final Gamble. He has also co-written a biography of Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf, In the Eye of the Storm. His family memoir, The Girl From Human Street: Ghosts of Memory in a Jewish Family, was published in January 2015. Raised in South Africa and England, Cohen is a naturalized American.
About The Foreign Policy Institute (FPI)
The Foreign Policy Institute (FPI) at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) seeks to advance practically oriented research and discussion about foreign policy. To this end, it organizes research initiatives and study groups, and hosts leaders from around the world as resident or non-resident fellows in fields including international policy, business, journalism, and academia.
About Johns Hopkins SAIS

A division of Johns Hopkins University, the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) is a global institution that offers students an international perspective on today’s critical issues. For nearly 75 years, Johns Hopkins SAIS has produced great leaders, thinkers, and practitioners of international relations. Public leaders and private sector executives alike seek the counsel of the faculty, whose ideas and research inform and shape policy. Johns Hopkins SAIS offers a global perspective across three campus locations: Bologna, Italy; Nanjing, China; and Washington, D.C. The school’s interdisciplinary curriculum is strongly rooted in the study of international economics, international relations, and regional studies, preparing students to address multifaceted challenges in the world today.
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Monday, May 1, 2017