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A nation must think before it acts.
Date : Thu., February 12, 2009 9:00 am to 4:45 pm Category : FPRI in D.C.
The Obama Administration will face numerous challenges to U.S. national security. Among these, several stand out for their potential as “showstoppers,” where, if the challenge is not met, the U.S. may suffer a strategic loss of capability:
In this conference, our objective is to set forth clearly the actions needed to sustain America’s defense capability.
USMC, Ret. and Executive Director, ROAHarvey Sicherman
Senior Fellow for Defense Policy, Council on Foreign RelationsRoger D. Carstens
Senior Fellow, Center for a New American SecurityMichael Horowitz
Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania, and Senior Fellow, FPRI
Research Fellow, Center for Emerging Threats and Opportunities, Marine Corps Combat Development Cmd.Mackenzie Eaglen
Senior Policy Analyst for National Security, Heritage FoundationChristopher Preble
CATO InstituteMichael P. Noonan
Director - National Security Program
USMC, Supreme Allied Commander Transformation
Commander, U.S. Joint Forces CommandJohn Hillen
Member - FPRI Board of Trustees
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Brookings Institution
Senior Principal Researcher, RAND CorporationFrederick W. Kagan
Resident Scholar, American Enterprise InstituteMackubin Thomas Owens
Associate Dean, U.S. Naval War College
Assistant Professor of Public Policy, George Mason UniversityRalph Peters
AuthorHon. Thomas A. Schweich
Visiting Professor of Law and Ambassador in Residence, Washington University in St. LouisFrank G. Hoffman
Research Fellow, Center for Emerging Threats and Opportunities, Marine Corps Combat Development Cmd.
Thu., February 12, 2009