Political Panel/ Czech Republic

Debra Cagan is a retired senior State Department diplomat and Defense Department official serving from the Reagan to Trump administrations, including deputy assistant secretary of Defense for Coalition, Peacekeeping, Humanitarian and Disaster Relief; senior director of European, Russian and Eurasian security issues; special adviser for Strategic and Nuclear Policy for Europe and Eurasia; senior adviser to U.S. and NATO military officials. Cagan also led negotiations for the highly enriched uranium agreement (dismantling tactical nuclear weapons) with Russia and headed coalition affairs in Iraq and Afghanistan.