Washington, DC - Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Richard Stengel will discuss the Department’s global messaging strategy at the 2016 Aspen Ideas Festival in Aspen, Colorado on June 30-July 2.

On July 1st the Under Secretary will join a panel discussion titled “Are We Beating the Islamic State?” moderated by CNN Global Affairs correspondent Elise Labott. On July 2nd the Under Secretary will discuss ways to combat the rise of disinformation and propaganda around the world in a conversation with James Fallows of The Atlantic.

The Aspen Ideas Festival is a public gathering place for leaders from around the globe and across many disciplines to engage in deep and inquisitive discussion of the ideas and issues. The Aspen Institute produces the Aspen Ideas Festival in concert with its partner, The Atlantic.