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Staatssekretär a.D. Prof. Dr. Harald Braun

Ambassador Prof. Dr. Harald Braun is Dean of the Agora Strategy Institute. He looks back at a long diplomatic career including his role as State Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Ambassador to the U.N. and postings in London, Paris, Washington, Africa and the Middle East.
From 2005 to 2008 he was Corporate Senior Vice President for Group Policy and External Affairs at Siemens AG.


Dr. Cornelius Adebahr

Dr. Cornelius Adebahr is Senior Fellow and Editor at the Agora Strategy Institute.
In addition, Cornelius Adebahr works as independent policy consultant and analyst. His expertise focuses on European and global foreign policy issues.
Between 2011 and 2016, he lived in Tehran and Washington, DC. Among his publications are "Europe and Iran: The Nuclear Deal and Beyond" (Routledge 2017) and "Inside Iran: Old Nation, New Power?” (Dietz 2018).

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