Derek Chollet

German Marshall Fund

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Derek Chollet is a counselor and senior advisor at the German Marshall Fund. A former Assistant Secretary of Defense for the Obama Administration, he is the author The Long Game: How Obama Defied Washington and Redefined America's Role in the World.

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