Ambassador Rick Barton, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations, will hold a discussion with Cheryl Benton, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of Public Affairs, on August 21, 2013. The conversation will highlight the Department’s efforts to advance U.S. national security by working with partners in priority countries to break cycles of violent conflict, strengthen civilian security, and mitigate crisis. The discussion will be available for on-demand viewing on YouTube and www.state.gov.
You are invited to participate by submitting questions, some of which will be selected for response during the taping. Submit your questions below on DipNote, the Department of State’s official blog, and join the ongoing discussion via Twitter using the hashtag #AskAmbBarton. Please submit questions via DipNote and Twitter as soon as possible for consideration.