World Affairs Forum on Oct. 24 features director of National Security Agency and Sen. Jeff Sessions

Published: October 23, 2014
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AUBURN UNIVERSITY – Auburn University will host a world affairs forum with U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions and Adm. Michael S. Rogers as panelists Friday, Oct. 24, from 1-2 p.m. at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center. The event is free and open to the public.

The "Forum on World Affairs: a Discussion on the U.S. Role in a Changing World" will cover topics such as the balance of diplomacy and military force in a global crisis; military restructuring and budget constraints; the roles of the National Security Agency and the U.S. Cyber Command; the ISIS threat; and foreign policy in the Middle East.

Sessions represents the state of Alabama in the U.S. Senate and serves on the Senate Armed Services Committee. Rogers, a 1981 Auburn graduate, is commander of the U.S. Cyber Command and director of the National Security Agency. Retired Lt. Gen. Ronald L. Burgess will serve as moderator. He is Auburn University's senior counsel for national security programs, cyber programs and military affairs.

Questions are welcomed through Twitter at #AUWorldAffairs by noon Oct. 22.

The event is sponsored in conjunction with Auburn's College of Liberal Arts and the Department of Political Science.

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