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The influence of Brent Scowcroft - former National Security Advisor under Presidents Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush - in helping Rice land the role of White House Soviet specialist that would give her a front-row seat to the end of the Cold War.
It is not unprecedented for a US Secretary of State to miss a NATO meeting. But, Jorge Benitez a Senior Fellow at the Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security and Director of NATOSource, told The Independent that it a "major issue" because "US ...
... however, will have to move past its reflexive impulse to jettison the policies of its predecessor. Owen Daniels is assistant director of the Middle East peace and Security Initiative in the Atlantic Council's Brent Scowcroft Center on International ...
There were smaller revelations as well that in their own way were quite intriguing, noted Kate Brannen, senior fellow at the Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security at the Atlantic Council. Writing at the blog "Just Security," Ms. Brannen ...
Today's birthdays: Former White House National Security Adviser Brent Scowcroft is 92. Theologian Hans Kung is 89. Author Philip Roth is 84.
Magnus Nordenman, deputy director of the Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security, has argued that Russia's growing military activity in the Arctic is a concern for the U.S.
Brent Scowcroft at the National Security Council, become chief negotiator for the Korean Peninsula Energy Development Organization, an agency responsible for a $6 billion project that was set up to induce North Korea to adhere to its commitment to ...
That's the Brent Scowcroft model. When the National Security Advisor is still building that relationship of trust with the president and shares access to the president on national security matters with other Advisors even closer to the president, then ...
Brent Scowcroft retired from the military after President George H.W. Bush named him national security adviser: Scowcroft wanted to avoid the potential conflicting perspectives.
The United States witnessed a vibrant 14-month debate on the merits of invading Iraq - a debate that saw division among foreign policy experts across the spectrum.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is walking into the eye of the storm. His first visit to Asia (Japan, South Korea and China) comes amid political turmoil in South Korea, a missile-firing North Korea reportedly planning another nuclear test, a South ...
On Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: "I was offended by his glibness and his criticisms of U.S. policy-not to mention his arrogance and outlandish ambition-and I told National Security Adviser Brent Scowcroft that he not be allowed back on ...
Kate Brannen (@K8brannen) is the deputy managing editor of Just Security and a nonresident senior fellow at the Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security at the Atlantic Council. Her writing has appeared in The Daily Beast, Foreign Policy, Vice ...
While Congress began investigating, President Reagan created a committee led by former Sens. John Tower, R-Texas, and Ed Muskie, D-Maine, as well Brent Scowcroft, an officer and top foreign policy hand. Fifteen years ago Peter Wallison, White House ...
The United States witnessed a vibrant 14-month debate on the merits of invading Iraq - a debate that saw division among foreign policy experts across the spectrum.
Cabinet members, someone in the Brent Scowcroft or the Stephen Hadley model," nodding to two former advisers under Presidents George H.W.
"Donald Trump is enabling Xi Jinping to make China great again," quipped Robert A. Manning, a senior fellow with the Atlantic Council's Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security. "Trump stepped in with his initial inane, ignorant comments ...
"Donald Trump is enabling Xi Jinping to make China great again," quipped Robert A. Manning, a senior fellow with the Atlantic Council's Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security. "Trump stepped in with his initial inane, ignorant comments ...
Ada Menteri Luar Negeri John Kerry, Penasihat Keamanan Nasional Susan Rice, serta delegasi tingkat tinggi mencakup Sekretaris Negara James Baker dan Condoleezza Rice, serta mantan Penasihat Keamanan Nasional Brent Scowcroft, Sandy Berger, ...
Ada Menteri Luar Negeri John Kerry, Penasihat Keamanan Nasional Susan Rice, serta delegasi tingkat tinggi yang mencakup Sekretaris Negara James Baker dan Condoleezza Rice, serta mantan Penasihat Keamanan Nasional Brent Scowcroft, Sandy ...
Other active-duty generals have held lesser staff roles on the National Security Council: Alexander Haig and Brent Scowcroft both served as the Deputy National Security Advisor while still in uniform, from 1970 to 1973 and 1973 to 1975, respectively.
*The author is a senior fellow of the Brent Scowcroft Center for International Security at the Atlantic Council and its Strategic Foresight Initiative.
... to the security advisor's job, which over the years has often gone to high-profile grand strategists (Henry Kissinger under Richard Nixon, for example) or highly efficient managers of the national security apparatus (Brent Scowcroft under George H ...
There are renewed calls from members of Congress for the new Trump administration to buy additional icebreakers for the U.S. Coast Guard, a project that has been discussed for many years.
WASHINGTON - Despite the churn in the U.S. capital as the new administration takes over, despite the attempted Muslim ban and despite President Trump's "America first" proclamations, there is a sense among veteran U.S.
It doesn't necessarily take a military officer to do that job, but the most successful have had stars on their sleeves, with [retired Air Force Lieutenant General] Brent Scowcroft, and [former army General] Colin Powell being the best examples." Of ...
Keith Kellogg, a retired lieutenant general already serving as acting national security adviser, will be interviewed by President Trump for the national security adviser role.
The issue of burden-sharing will be a hot topic at the Munich Security Conference, a major annual event that kicks off this week. Surely, many attendees will have the recent words of Secretary of Defense James Mattis ringing in their heads.
"I would want to know that I had direct, unimpeded access to the president whenever I felt it was necessary," said Nicholas Rostow, who served as the top legal adviser to both Colin Powell and Brent Scowcroft when they held the post under Presidents ...
... national security adviser and the coming announcement of his replacement, Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric takes a look at what that job entails and how some in history, from Henry Kissinger to Brent Scowcroft, have handled the role differently.
Alexander Vershbow is a distinguished fellow at the Atlantic Council's Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security and an adviser to Rasmussen Global.
Some Republicans were already looking ahead personnel options in the wake of Flynn's departure. Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., said the president should seek a national security adviser in the mold of Stephen Hadley or Brent Scowcroft. In house, Republicans ...
Brent Scowcroft, national security adviser to President Gerald Ford and the elder Bush, is often referred to as the "gold standard" for the position.
"Look, I see a person who's setting up shop much like Brent Scowcroft did," Corker says, invoking the mild-mannered former military man revered by the foreign policy set for his disciplined, well-ordered tenure as George H.W.
Realism commands substantial support on both the right (Brent Scowcroft, Richard Haass) and the left (Joe Biden, Les Gelb), for moral and pragmatic reasons.
It marked the end of an era when British Prime Minister Harold Wilson announced in 1968 that British forces east of Suez would withdraw in 1971.
This challenge falls to national security adviser Michael Flynn, a retired army generalssinger, Zbigniew Brzezinski and Brent Scowcroft. His NSC got off to a controversial start with a directive installing strategist Stephen Bannon on the "principals ...
Brent Scowcroft, Kathleen Parker and other conservatives. In 2007, OU welcomed one of the most prominent African-American Republicans in our nation's history: Former Secretary of State Colin Powell.
The question is whether the "disruptor" model carries over to foreign policy, where the most successful strategists have been people like Brent Scowcroft, Richard Holbrooke, and Michele Flournoy, people with years of highly relevant government ...
And the event draws impressive speakers: former Sen. George Mitchell; William Cohen, the former senator and Defense Secretary; Brent Scowcroft, national security adviser for Presidents Ford and George H.W. Bush; and Marine General Tony Zinni, a former ...
US Security Expert Alex Ward of the Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security, part of the Atlantic Council think tank, spoke of Mattis having to embark on an "apology tour" for all of the things that Trump said during the presidential campaign.
But on this issue, there is fairly widespread bipartisan consensus: Brent Scowcroft, who served as President George H. W. Bush's national security adviser, "is widely viewed as one of the most effective people who has ever held that job," the Aspen ...
Barry Pavel, the director of the Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security at the Atlantic Council, said indications so far are that the war could ramp up after years of hesitance by the Obama administration to get too deeply involved.
Brent Scowcroft's tenure as national security adviser in the George H.W. Bush administration is an ideal example. How this will work in Trump's administration is much less clear.
The nuclear codes are now in the full control of President Donald Trump. It was one of the greatest fears of Americans who opposed voting the billionaire real estate tycoon into the nation's highest office.
The memo, typed by Brent Scowcroft, reads: 'Have just received word from the Pentagon that one of our Poseidon submarines has just collided with a Soviet submarine.
... damage already caused by Trump's comments. It is now up to Mattis to salvage America's key relationships in Asia. Let's hope Seoul and Tokyo accept his apology.
National Security Adviser Brent Scowcroft was a trusted and experienced guide for George H.W. Bush. John Podesta was a steadying influence as staff chief in the turbulent final Clinton years.
It was typed by Brent Scowcroft, who was national security adviser under presidents Ford and George H W Bush, and reads: "Have just received word from the Pentagon that one of our Poseidon submarines has just collided with a Soviet submarine.
In the memo to Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, National Security Advisor Brent Scowcroft wrote that he had just gotten word that one of its ballistic missile subs was involved in a crash with a Soviet sub.


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