306Jul 1, 2013
A panel discussion was held on presidential power in foreign and security policy. Attorneys and constitutional experts gave an historical perspective on executive power in relation to Congress, ...
2,050Apr 9, 2013
Energy Secretary Confirmation Hearing
The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee held a hearing on the nomination of Ernest Moniz to be the secretary of the Department of Energy. He was introduced by former Senator Jeff ...
836Sep 19, 2012
National Security in the 21st Century
Former national security advisers talked about their roles in advising the president and U.S. national security strategies in a changing global security environment. Among the topics they ...
453Jun 7, 2012
Nuclear Waste Storage Facilities
Witnesses testified about the operation of nuclear waste facilities and future storage of nuclear waste. The talked about a report produced by the Blue Ribbon Commission on America’s ...
1,030Apr 11, 2012
U.S. Relations with Turkey, Iran and Russia
Former national security advisers spoke about U.S. relations with Turkey, Iran and Russia, and each country’s role in Syria’s escalating violence. Other topics included Iran’s ...
43Oct 12, 2011
President George H.W. Bush Oral History Project: Brent Scowcroft Clip
An audio clip of an undated interview with former National Security Adviser Brent Scowcroft by the George H.W. Bush Oral History Project at the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of ...
1,078Jun 21, 2011
Memorial Service for Former Secretary of State Lawrence Eagleburger
Former Secretary of State Lawrence Eagleburger died June 2011 in Charlottesville, Virginia after suffering a short illness. He was the former secretary of state in the George H.W. Bush ...
689Jan 20, 2011
20th Anniversary of the Persian Gulf War
Former President George H.W. Bush commemorated the 20th anniversary of the initiation of military operations to liberate Kuwait from Iraq by inviting Desert Storm veterans to a discussion among ...
421Nov 22, 2010
U.S. National Security Interests in the Middle East
National security experts talked about U.S. interests in the Middle East and the prospects for peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinian Authority. Among the topics they addressed ...
252Jul 23, 2010
U.S.-Russia Nuclear Arms Reduction Treaty
Brent Scowcroft talked about the ratification and implementation of the new START treaty. Following Mr. Scowcroft, Morton Halperin of the Open Society Institute, Angela Stent of Georgetown ...
293Jun 7, 2010
National Security and the Press
Brent Scowcroft talked about national security and the press. Mr. Scowcroft, who chaired President George W. Bush’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board but criticized his Iraq ...
722Apr 29, 2009
Atlantic Council Awards Dinner
The 2009 Atlantic Council awards dinner commemorated the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Former President George H.W. Bush and former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl were honored ...
56Apr 9, 2009
CSIS: NATO's 60th Anniversary, Panel on the Future of the Alliance
118Oct 30, 2008
Geo-Political Dynamics of Iran and Iraq
The panel talked about the geopolitics of the Middle East, specifically in relation to the actions of Iran and Iraq. Topics discussed by the panel included the Iran-Iraq War, the Iranian ...
703Sep 16, 2008
After Words with Zbigniew Brzezinski and Brent Scowcroft
The authors of America and the World: Conversations on the Future of American Foreign Policy (Basic Books; September 8, 2008) talked about their book. They discussed the current and ...
57Mar 21, 2008
Brazilian National Security
After an introduction by Brent Scowcroft, Minister Nelson Jobim gave an overview of Brazilian defense. Topics included a proposed South American Defense Council, security methodology and ...
178Sep 21, 2007
Sixty Years of the National Security Council
Former national security advisers spoke about the mission and operation of the National Security Council sixty years after its formation. They also talked about the changing nature of ...
291Sep 25, 2006
U.S.-China Relations During the Cold War
Former national security advisers and officials participated in a conference on U.S.-China relations during the Cold War. Mr. Zelikow gave a keynote address on the history of China ...
16Jan 27, 2005
International Nuclear Security Concerns
Brent Scowcroft talked about policies involving weapons of mass destruction, international nuclear proliferation issues, building international coalitions, and combating threats to national security ...
58Nov 7, 2003
Excellence in Public Service Award
Introduced by former President Bush, Senator Kennedy spoke on “Public Service: Idea and Ideals.” He talked about former President Bush’s career of public service. Then he and ...
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