Karl Eikenberry

Jul 08 , 2019

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Karl Eikenberry – Director, U.S.- Asia Security Imitative, Stanford University

Karl Eikenberry is the Director of the U.S.-Asia Security Initiative at Stanford University’s Asia-Pacific Research Center, a Stanford University Professor of Practice, and a member of the Core Faculty of the Center for International Security and Cooperation. He served as the U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan from 2009 until 2011, and had a 35-year career in the United States Army, retiring with the rank of lieutenant general. His military assignments included postings with mechanized, light, airborne, and ranger infantry units in the United States, Korea, Italy, and Afghanistan as the Commander of the American-led Coalition forces.

He is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy, earned master’s degrees from Harvard University in East Asian Studies and Stanford University in Political Science, was awarded an Interpreter’s Certificate in Mandarin Chinese from the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office, and has an advanced degree in Chinese History from Nanjing University.

Ambassador Eikenberry is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and co-directs the Academy’s project on civil wars and international responses. He serves as a Trustee for The Asia Foundation, American Council for Learned Societies, and American Councils for International Education.

艾江山 —— 斯坦福大學美國-亞洲安全倡議項目主任

艾江山(Karl Eikenberry)是斯坦福大學亞太研究中心美國-亞洲安全倡議項目主任、斯坦福大學實踐教授以及國際安全與合作研究中心核心教職成員。他曾於2009年至2011年出任美國駐阿富汗大使,並在美國陸軍服役長達35年之久,以陸軍中將軍銜退役。他曾在美國、韓國和意大利的機械化步兵、輕步兵、空降兵和遊騎兵部隊任職,並在阿富汗擔任北約駐阿富汗聯軍司令。