U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh C. Johnson will discuss threats at home and abroad at Duke University's Sanford School of Public Policy Thursday, Sept. 8, for the 15th Anniversary of 9/11.The event, "Combating Threats at Home and Abroad: A Conversation with the Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh C. Johnson on the 15th Anniversary of 9/11" is free and open to the public, and will take place at 6 p.m. in the Fleishman Commons. Event parking will be available in the Public Policy Lot or the Science Drive visitor lot.As the fourth Secretary of Homeland Security, Johnson will discuss counterterrorism and homeland security policy in context of the changing nature of the current conflict.Johnson has also served as General Counsel to the Department of Defense and the Department of the Air Force and as an Assistant United States Attorney. "Jeh Johnson has had a seat at the table in the key decisions about U.S. security policy over the past seven and a half years," said event interlocutor David Schanzer, professor at the Sanford School of Public Policy and Director of the Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security."Secretary Jeh Johnson is a thoughtful leader and a man of integrity and is uniquely positioned to share his insights on national security," said General Martin Dempsey, retired chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and current Rubenstein fellow at Duke.
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