On September 28, PSA hosted a off-the-record dinner with Ambassador Frank Wisner, former Undersecretary of State, former Undersecretary of Defense, and former U.S. Ambassador to India, Philippines, Egypt and Zambia. This was a closed event for CPP alumni.
Ambassador Frank Wisner
Ambassador Frank Wisner currently serves as International Affairs Advisor at Squire Patton Boggs in New York. He previously served as Undersecretary of State for International Security Affairs (1992-93), Undersecretary of Defense for Policy (1993-94), and as Ambassador to India (1994-97), the Philippines (1991-92), Egypt (1986-91), and Zambia (1979-82). Ambassador Wisner was senior Deputy Assistant Secretary for African Affairs from 1982 to 1986, a time of intense diplomatic engagement in Southern Africa. He worked as a senior diplomat in Tunisia and Bangladesh before returning to Washington as Director of Plans and Management in the Bureau of Public Affairs. He joined the President’s Interagency Task Force on Indochina, the entity responsible for evacuating and settling nearly one million refugees and served as its Deputy Director.