Richard Haass

President, Council on Foreign Relations

Richard Haass is president of the Council on Foreign Relations. 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. As chair of a panel addressing political issues in Northern Ireland, Haass received the 2013 Tipperary International Peace Award. He is the author or editor of 13 books.

Videos/Audio of Richard Haass

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
This panel focuses on the ongoing struggle between Islamists and liberals in capturing the heart of the Arab... See more
The biggest threat to the United States comes not from abroad but from within. This is the provocative, timely, and... See more
What's at stake politically in several of the world's hot spots including Egypt, Syria, Iran, and Pakistan? See more