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Fall Programming - Election 2004: Critical Foreign Policy Choices

This critical debate will focus on Bush and Kerry's foreign policy platforms. Donnelly and Korb, experts with divergent views on these issues, will debate which candidate's platform will make America more or less secure. Join this important pre-election discussion!


Speakers

Thomas Donnelly

Thomas Donnelly is the author of AEI's National Security Outlook. At AEI he specializes in defense and national security.  His most recent book, Operation Iraqi Freedom: A Strategic Assessment was released in July 2004. From 1995 to 1999, Mr. Donnelly was policy group director and a professional staff member for the Committee on National Security (now named the Committee on Armed Services) in the U.S. House of Representatives.  He has also been editor of Army Times and deputy editor of Defense News.

Professional Experience
-Director, strategic communications and initiatives, Lockheed Martin Corporation, 2002 -Deputy executive director, Project for the New American Century, 1999-2002 -Director, Policy Group, Committee on National Security (now Committee on Armed Services), U.S. House of Representatives, 1996-1999 -Professional staff member, Committee on National Security (now Committee on Armed Services), U.S. House of Representatives, 1995 -Executive editor, The National Interest, 1994-1995 -Editor, Army Times, 1987-1993 -Deputy editor, Defense News, 1984-1987

Education
M.I.P.P., SAIS, Johns Hopkins University
B.A., Ithaca College

http://www.aei.org/scholars/scholarID.68/scholar.asp



Lawrence J. Korb

Lawrence J. Korb is a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress and a Senior Adviser to the Center for Defense Information. Prior to joining the Center, he was a Senior Fellow and Director of National Security Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. From July 1998 to October 2002, he was Council Vice President, Director of Studies, and holder of the Maurice Greenberg Chair. Prior to joining the Council, Mr. Korb served as Director of the Center for Public Policy Education and Senior Fellow in the Foreign Policy Studies Program at the Brookings Institution, Dean of the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh, and Vice President of Corporate Operations at the Raytheon Company.

Mr. Korb served as Assistant Secretary of Defense (Manpower, Reserve Affairs, Installations and Logistics) from 1981 through 1985. In that position, he administered about 70 percent of the Defense budget. For his service in that position, he was awarded the Department of Defense's medal for Distinguished Public Service. Mr. Korb served on active duty for four years as Naval Flight Officer, and retired from the Naval Reserve with the rank of Captain.

Mr. Korb's 20 books and more than 100 articles on national security issues include The Joint Chiefs of Staff: The First Twenty-five Years, The Fall and Rise of the Pentagon, American National Security: Policy and Process, Future Visions for U.S. Defense Policy, Reshaping America's Military, and A New National Security Strategy in an Age of Terrorists, Tyrants, and Weapons of Mass Destruction. His articles have appeared in such journals as Foreign Affairs, Public Administration Review, New York Times Sunday Magazine, Naval Institute Proceedings, and International Security. Over the past decade, Mr. Korb has made over 1,000 appearances as a commentator on such shows as The Today Show, The Early Show, Good Morning America, Face the Nation, This Week with David Brinkley, MacNeil-Lehrer News Hour, News Hour with Jim Lehrer, Nightline, 60 Minutes, Larry King Live, The O'Reilly Factor, and Crossfire. His more than 100 op-ed pieces have appeared in such major newspapers as the Washington Post, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Times, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Baltimore Sun, Philadelphia Inquirer, and Christian Science Monitor.

http://www.americanprogress.org/site/pp.asp?c=biJRJ8OVF&b=2486




Sponsors

Sponsored by the World Affairs Councils of America, Fourth Freedom Forum's Secure America Project and the Stanley Foundation's Strategies for National Security Program

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Date/Time
October 26, 2004
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location
Engelman Hall 105
2033 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee ,WY
Cost (single lecture/series)
Basic Members: $0 / $0
Premium & Above Members: $0 / $0
Non-Members: $0 / $0
Students: $0 / $0