Puneet Talwar

Visiting Scholar

Puneet Talwar is a Visiting Scholar at the Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement.  He is also a Senior Fellow at the Asia Society Policy Institute.  He served as Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs from 2014-2015 and Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Iran, Iraq, and the Gulf States at the National Security Council from 2009-2014.  Previously, he was a senior staff member on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

Mr. Talwar holds a Master of International Affairs degree from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree from Cornell University. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a native of Washington, DC.

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