508Mar 21, 2011
U.S. Nuclear Power Plants
Jack Spencer talked about nuclear power energy in the United States in the wake of the disaster in Japan. Topics included the amount of electricity generated from nuclear power in the U.S., the ...
66Jul 15, 2010
Impact of Oil Spill on the Gulf Coast Economy
Panelists talked about the Obama administration’s response to the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico as well as the impact of the spill and federal response on local economies. John Young ...
322Mar 7, 2008
Yucca Mountain Nuclear Repository
Edward Sproat delivered opening remarks at the forum on “Yucca Mountain and the Nuclear Renaissance: Assessing the Safety and Viability of a Vital National Asset.” Then a panel of ...
15Dec 7, 2004
Future of the Army
In a speech titled, “The Future of the U.S. Army, the View from the Top,” General Schoomaker talked about issues facing the Army such as sizing, capabilities and transformation. He ...
31Dec 3, 2004
Quadrennial Defense Review Preparation
Officials spoke about the quadrennial defense review, military transformation to meet emerging threats, the use of technology and improved weapons systems, and lessons from operations in Afghanistan ...
20May 19, 2002
Mr. Spencer and Mr. Ferguson discussed the recent U.S./Russia agreement on the reduction of nuclear stockpiles and what changes to the ABM agreement would come out of the Bush-Putin Summit ...
13Aug 23, 2001
Defense Spending and the Budget Surplus
Participants talked about the Congressional Budget Offices' mid-year review regarding the federal budget surplus any why some in Congressional leaders were blaming the tax cut for lower projected ...