1,818Nov 17, 2011
History of Executive Orders
David Abshire talked about the history of executive orders, laws made by the president that bypassing Congress. At the time of this program, President Obama had begun to use executive orders ...
323Mar 19, 2010
Partisanship and Governance in Washington
Panelists talked about challenges to U.S. fiscal and economic health and identified ways to overcome a “broken” Washington. Among the topics they addressed were the state of the ...
550Jan 29, 2010
Leadership and Strategy
David Abshire talked about lessons to be learned from the leadership and strategy of Admiral Arleigh Burke. Following Mr. Abshire’s presentation, Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Mike ...
120Mar 27, 2009
The Future of America
A press conference was held for the release of the report Saving America’s Future: A Challenge to the American People, the first report from the Strengthening America’s Future ...
56Feb 20, 2008
A panel discussion was held about the upcoming presidential election and the need for inclusive leadership and strategic organization for effective governing. Panelists focused on avoiding ...
166Feb 2, 2008
Ethics in Government
David Abshire introduced the concluding luncheon session about the program for integrating ethics and character into leadership training. He emphasized the necessity of a good example at the ...
117Jan 7, 2008
National Bipartisan Forum News Conference
A number of prominent former and current public servants discussed ways of reintroducing bipartisan statesmanship into American political discourse. Former Senator Sam Nunn read the statement ...
64Oct 26, 2005
Book Discussion on Saving The Reagan Presidency
David Abshire talked about his book Saving The Reagan Presidency: Trust Is the Coin of the Realm, published by Texas A and M University Press. In the book the author recounted his ...
24Oct 29, 2004
National Security Policy
Mr. Bosworth moderated a panel discussion about terrorism, homeland security, and foreign policy. The panelists described terrorism as a transnational phenomenon that requires an ...
27Nov 1, 2003
Perceptions of the U.S. Abroad
Participants talked to college students about foreign public opinion of the U.S. and U.S. policies. Among the topics they addressed were dialog with and views of the Arab and Muslim world, ...
20Sep 10, 2002
Participants spoke at a dinner to celebrate the fortieth anniversary of the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Ms. Armstrong and Mr. Kissinger were honored for their ...
17Apr 1, 2002
Launch of Leadership Academy
At the opening of a new Leadership Academy sponsored by the Center for Strategic and International Studies, participants talked about the goals and mission of the academy, programs to be offered ...
46Feb 6, 2001
Book Discussion on Triumphs and Tragedies of the Modern Presidency
Mr. Abshire, editor of Triumphs and Tragedies of the Modern Presidency: Seventy-Six Case Studies in Presidential Leadership published by Praeger Publishers, addressed a class of graduate ...
15Feb 6, 2001
State Department Reform
11Jan 23, 2001
First 100 Days
Mr. Abshire talked about headline news over the first one hundred days and other previous presidencies pertaining to their agendas. He also responded to audience phone calls, faxes, and ...
17Jan 4, 2001
The 43rd President and the 107th Congress
Participants talked about how the new Bush administration would work with the new Congress. Among the issues they addressed were reorganizing diplomacy and national security, Social Security ...
12Sep 28, 2000
The Next President's First 100 Days
Experts discuss the significance of policy decisions made in the first 100 days of a new administration and make recommendations for the incoming president.
26Jan 7, 2000
In Pursuit of the Presidency
Participants talked about various strategies to achieve the presidency and about other aspects of presidential campaigns. Among the issues they addressed were the importance of presidential ...
21Oct 1, 1998
Foreign Policy Issues
Senator Biden, ranking member on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, talked about congressional bipartisanship and efforts to pass foreign policy initiatives. He commented on the economic ...
158Jul 20, 1998
Global Implications of Japan's Crisis
Financial and political experts gathered to discuss the steps Japan is taking to combat its current financial situation.
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