Greg Hicks


Greg is a retired Foreign Service Officer with 25 years of diplomatic experience, Mr. Hicks continues to provide sound international affairs insights and expertise to the U.S. government, U.S. companies, and the American public. During his diplomatic career, Mr. Hicks served in Libya, Afghanistan, Bahrain, Yemen, Syria, and The Gambia, along with a number of positions in Washington, DC in which he worked on a range of global, regional, and bilateral issues. In his final overseas assignment, Mr. Hicks was Deputy Chief of Mission during the September 11, 2012 tragedy in Benghazi and afterwards stepped forward to tell the truth about that awful night to the American people. Mr. Hicks has received over 20 awards for exemplary service and performance from his employers. He holds Masters Degrees in Applied Economics and Modern Middle Eastern Studies from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor's Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from Bethany College, West Virginia.

As of November 20, 2018, Greg's 6 articles like "Trump's Steep Slope to Victory In 2020" have totaled 37.1K views and shares.

Greg's 6 most recent articles:

NOV 13 2018
AND Magazine

Trump's Steep Slope to Victory In 2020

Changing His Image Will Be A Tall Order
"For the President himself, the path to re-election appears more difficult than the road he faced in 2016."

SEP 23 2018
AND Magazine
National Security

Trump Takes Trade Policy Into the Gray Zone

The War We Will Win
"Although China at times appears to be an emerging monolith, it remains vulnerable in a number of ways."

JUL 20 2018
AND Magazine
National Security

Does Trump Have Enough Time To Create A Legacy?

America Has An Inherent Disadvantage In Negotiations Due To Term Limits
"Our negotiating opponents, many of whom are dictatorships or monarchies with decades-long time horizons, are well aware of the American political cycle."

JUN 30 2018
AND Magazine
National Security

America Needs a New Foreign Policy

After The Last Four Administrations We Need To Try Something New
"The Middle East, South Asia and Africa, in particular, have felt the full impact of the U.S. foreign policy's pursuit of these aims, and the results have been quite the opposite of the intent."

APR 02 2018
AND Magazine

Peace Through Strength

Some 9th Century National Security Advice
"We should vote for candidates in every race that will pledge to rebuild America's military, whatever the cost."

MAR 11 2018
AND Magazine

The Foreign Policy Consequences of Impunity

What price do we pay for a lack of accountability?
"Congress and America's leaders need to take immediate action to end impunity for government officials, now."

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