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A cyberattack. A satellite takeover. A climate crisis. A global pandemic. These are some of the emerging battlefronts we face in 2020 and beyond.

Sometimes, our biggest battles are faced outside the field.


  • Lloyd Austin, Secretary of Defense

  • General Daniel R. Hokanson, Chief, National Guard Bureau

  • General David Petraeus (U.S. Army, Ret.), Former Commander of U.S. CENTCOM

  • General Joseph Votel (U.S. Army, Ret.)Former Commander of U.S. CENTCOM

  • General Wesley Clark, (U.S. Army, Ret.), Former Supreme Allied Commander, Europe

  • Richard Haass, Ph.D., President, Council on Foreign Relations

  • Ambassador Kurt Volker, U.S. Special Representative for Ukraine Negotiations, (2017-2019); U.S. Ambassador to NATO (2008-2009)

  • Dr. Asha George, Executive Director, Bipartisan Commission on Biodefense

  • Kara Frederick, Fellow, Technology and National Security Program, CNAS

  • Christian Brose, author of The Kill Chain, Head of Strategy at Anduril Industries

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Power & Leadership convenes the world's top security experts, ambassadors, and military leaders to examine the shifting ways in which global power is exerted, extended and withdrawn and how this will define the future security landscape of our world. In two words: Projection vs. Protection.


  • General John Allen, (USMC, Ret.), President, The Brookings Institution

  • Major General Garrett Yee, U.S. Army, Defense Information Systems Agency

  • David Sanger, National Security Correspondent, New York Times

  • Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins (Ret.), Women of Color Advancing Peace, Security and Conflict Transformation

  • Farah Pandith, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

  • Special Agent in Charge Brian Turner, Federal Bureau of Investigation

  • Major General James "Spider" Marks, U.S. Army (Ret.)

  • Major General Michael Jones, U.S. Army (Ret.)

  • Lieutenant General Michael Moeller, U.S. Air Force (Ret.)

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The future of cyber warfare. The rise of China. Putin, Trump, and NATO.


The nation's top leadership discuss today's most critical security challenges and how they are shaping a new global order.


  • Paul Bucha, Recipient of the Medal of Honor

  • Major General Garrett S. Yee, U.S. Army 

  • Major General Michael D. Jones, U.S. Army (Ret.)

  • Lieutenant General Michael R. Moeller, U.S. Air Force (Ret.)

  • Nick Rasmussen, McCain Institute; Former Director, NCTC

  • SSA Clinton J. Morano, FBI

  • Vice Admiral Robert B. Murrett, U.S. Navy (Ret.)

  • James Holmes, Ph.D., U.S. Naval War College

  • Dan Murphy, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies; Harvard China Fund

  • Nazli Choucri, PhD, MIT

Copy of Global Security Forum Program 20
Copy of Global Security Forum Program 20
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