Richard Haass

President, Council on Foreign Relations

Richard Haass is president of the Council on Foreign Relations. In 2013, he chaired negotiations in Northern Ireland that provided the basis of the Stormont House Agreement and earned him the Tipperary International Peace Award. From 2001 to 2003, he was director of policy planning for the State Department, US coordinator for policy toward the future of Afghanistan, and US envoy to the Northern Ireland peace process. From 1989 to 1993, he was special assistant to President George H.W. Bush and senior director for Near East and South Asian affairs on the National Security Council staff. Haass is author or editor of 13 books. 

Videos/Audio of Richard Haass

With the rapid acceleration in the pace of change, world order and societies are being transformed in front of our eyes... See more
With non-state actors are capturing not only the headlines but the resources of government, the question of whether the... See more
Three American Presidents – Clinton, Bush, and Obama – have tried and failed to curb North Korea’s nuclear weapons and... See more
How do we prepare American students for global understanding and skill sets? Join Richard Haass, CEO of the Council on... See more
What does the future of American foreign policy hold with regard to the Middle East wars, challenges with China, and... See more
How domestic politics affect Middle-East peacemaking. See more