Philip H. Gordon

Philip H. Gordon

Philip H. Gordon is the Mary and David Boies Senior Fellow in U.S. Foreign Policy at the Council on Foreign Relations. He served in the Obama administration as Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs from 2009-13 and as Special Assistant to the President and White House Coordinator for the Middle East, North Africa and the Gulf Region from 2013-15. He is the author of Losing the Long Game: The False Promise of Regime Change in the Middle East (2020).

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How Obama Got Pulled into Regime Change in Libya

How Obama Got Pulled into Regime Change in Libya

"As Middle East adviser to President Obama, I saw first-hand why it’s much easier to get rid of a bad regime than to put a good one in place."

Philip H. Gordon