Rethinking U.S. Security: Navigating a World in Transition

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Center for a New American Security

Event Details

Wednesday, June 13, 2012
8:45 AM - 6:00 PM 
The Willard InterContinental Hotel Grand Ballroom
1401 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC
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Event Description

This year's annual conference will include discussions on some of the most critical current and future national security issues that the United States faces, including:

National Security for the Next Decade

Economics and Security

Responsible Defense in a Changing World

Reintegrating Veterans into Their Communities

U.S. Strategy in the Middle East after the Arab Spring

The Way Forward in Afghanistan

The conference will feature an exciting lineup of distinguished speakers, including: Sultan al-Qassemi, The National Newspaper; Lieutenant General David W. Barno, USA (Ret.), CNAS; Dr. Nora Bensahel, CNAS; Phillip Carter, Caerus Associates; Rajiv Chandrasekaran, The Washington Post; Dr. Andrew Exum, CNAS; Dr. Peter Feaver, Duke University; Michèle Flournoy, Former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy; Richard Fontaine, CNAS; The Honorable Robert Ford, U.S. Ambassador to Syria; Dr. Margaret Harrell, CNAS; Dr. Bruce Jentleson, Duke University; Dr. Robert Kagan, The Brookings Institution; Dr. Colin Kahl, CNAS; Dr. Kristin Lord, CNAS; Major Fernando Lujan, USA, CNAS; Sebastian Mallaby, Council on Foreign Relations; Michael Singh, The Washington Institute for Near East Policy; and Robert Zoellick, World Bank.

Conference will include a networking lunch and will be followed by an evening cocktail reception from 6:00-7:30 p.m