394Oct 15, 2013
James Schlesinger on Energy Policy and Security
Former Energy and Defense Secretary James Schlesinger was interviewed by Ted Koppel at the U.S. Energy Security Council conference on energy policy and security. They addressed the impact of ...
176Oct 22, 2007
U.S.-Soviet Relations, 1969-1976
Secretary Rice delivered the keynote address.
Then two former secretaries of State discussed the topic, “U.S.-Soviet Relations in the Era of Détente, 1969-1976.”
172Jun 18, 2003
Nixon-Ford-Kissinger Foreign Policy Era
A panel of persons who were involved at the time reviewed the 1970s foreign policy of Presidents Nixon and Ford, for whom Henry Kissinger served as national security adviser and secretary of ...
18Sep 25, 2002
U.S. Policy Toward Iraq
Former government officials talked about potential military action against Iraq, coalition building, past actions against Iraq, and the use of preemptive attacks as a means of assuring national ...
14May 15, 2002
Participants talked about President Bush’s upcoming trip to Russia in which he and President Putin will sign a monumental nuclear arms reduction treaty to lower the number of nuclear warheads ...
6Apr 27, 2002
Mr. Schlesinger gave the closing remarks and answered questions from the audience.
The Manhattan Project was a top-secret attempt during World War II to create the atomic ...
23Mar 14, 2002
U.S. Policy in the Persian Gulf
Participants talked about U.S. foreign policy in the Persian Gulf and Middle East. Among the topics addressed were relations with Iran, future policy toward Iraq, efforts to combat terrorism, ...
8Nov 9, 2001
The panelists discussed next week’s summit meeting between President Bush and Russian President Putin. They also answered questions from members of the audience.
12Nov 6, 2001
National Security Service Award
Officials honored Mr. Schlesinger for his service to the country and presented him with the “keeper of the flame award” for his efforts on behalf of national security.
12Oct 14, 2001
Sunday Talk Show Stakeouts
Following appearances on Sunday morning news talk shows participants answered questions from reporters about the U.S. efforts to combat global terrorism.
11Sep 19, 2001
U.S.-Russian Cooperation Against Terrorism
38Sep 19, 2001
Responses to Terrorism
40Jan 31, 2001
National Security Issues
Commission members spoke about their final report on national security in the 21st century. The report addressed threats posed by terrorism, cyber-warfare, and other sources. It also ...
5Jan 26, 2001
Mr. Schlesinger spoke about present and future challenges for the U.S. military. Among the topics he addressed were troop morale, ballistic missile defense, biological and chemical ...
18Apr 19, 2000
Strategic Implications of Chinese Entry into the WTO
Panelists talked about trade relations with China. The Nixon center hosted the discussion on strategic implications of Chinas entry into the World Trade Organization and permanent normalized ...
57Feb 24, 2000
Home Heating Oil Prices
Witnesses testified about the impact of low inventories of crude oil on energy costs, especially in the Northeast and transportation industry. Among the issues addressed were the underlying ...
58Feb 23, 2000
Central Intelligence Agency
Former directors spoke about their tenures at the CIA and how the agency has changed. Among the topics they addressed were new intelligence gathering methods, terrorist threats, and the ability ...
24Dec 8, 1999
Geopolitics of Energy
Minister Al-Naimi talked about Saudi oil policy for the next millennium. He focused on the state of the world’s energy supply and the role of oil in the future world economic and ...
1,982Jun 17, 1999
Book Discussion on A Better War: America's Last Years in Vietnam
Mr. Sorley talked about his book A Better War: The Unexamined Victories and the Final Tragedy of America’s Last Years in Vietnam, published by Harcourt Brace on June 3, 1999. The ...
20Apr 8, 1997
Chemical Weapons Convention Part 1
Committee members heard testimony from three former secretaries of defense concerning their opposition to the Chemical Weapons Convention, which is currently pending ratification by the U.S. ...
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