Join us on Thursday, April 21st with Stanley Sloan who will be speaking about a very timely topic "Russia’s 2022 Invasion of Ukraine: Implications for NATO"
We will be meeting for lunch at the Hampton Inn in Colchester at 11:30 AM with the talk beginning at noon. You can also join on Zoom. Please see below for how to join us.

Stanley R. Sloan, born and raised in Montpelier, Vermont, is a Visiting Scholar in Political Science at Middlebury College, a Nonresident Senior Fellow in the Scowcroft Center of the Atlantic Council of the United States, and an Associate Fellow at the Austrian Institute for European and Security Policy. Over the past 18 years, he has taught alternating courses on transatlantic relations and American power in Middlebury’s Winter Term. Over the past 30 years, he has lectured at the NATO College in Rome where he was named an Honorary Ancien in 2005.  In 1999, he concluded government service as the Congressional Research Service (CRS) Senior Specialist in International Security Policy after 24 years in a variety of CRS research and management positions. He served previously as the Deputy National Intelligence Officer for Western Europe at the Central Intelligence Agency and as a member of the US Delegation to negotiations on Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions in Vienna, Austria. After completing his Masters in International Affairs at Columbia University in 1967, he served as a commissioned officer in the United States Air Force. Prior to his two years at Columbia, he had received his BA from the University of Maine after graduating from Montpelier High School in 1961. While at the CIA, he completed all work except for his dissertation for his Ph.D. at American University. His latest book,
published in December 2022, is De-Trumping U.S. Foreign Policy: Can Biden bring America back? In September 2020, Manchester University Press published his Defense of the West: Transatlantic security from Truman to Trump. In 2018, Manchester published his award-winning Transatlantic traumas: Has illiberalism brought the West to the brink of collapse? His most recent publication is an essay prepared for the H-Diplo Journal entitled “Russia’s 2022 Invasion of Ukraine: Implications for NATO.”

Meeting in person at the Hampton Inn, Colchester, and also available on Zoom.

If you are a non-member and would like to join our meeting please RSVP to with your preference to attend

Lunch is available for in-person attendees for $17 beginning at 11:30 AM