Book Event: A Conversation with Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Harold Brown
In his book Star Spangled Security, Applying Lessons Learned Over Six Decades Safeguarding America, Dr. Harold Brown applies his multi-faceted experience to the world’s current issues and challenges. Join CNP President Scott Bates and Dr. Brown as they discuss aligning US values, interests, and the defense budget to meet America’s ongoing and future needs. Topics include: innovative defense concepts; how to avoid conflict with China while protecting our interests in the Pacific; dealing with the nuclear ambitions of Iran and North Korea; facing what’s next in Afghanistan; US influence in the Middle East, and more.
Featuring: Dr. Harold Brown
Dr. Brown was Secretary of Defense under President Carter from 1977 to 1981, Secretary of the Air Force under President Johnson, Director of Defense Research and Engineering, a negotiator on SALT I and SALT II even as he led development of nuclear ballistic missiles, president of Caltech, and, after leaving government, a member of the Boards of Directors of a dozen Fortune 500 companies. For over a decade, Dr. Brown has been a member of the Defense Policy Board which advises the current Secretary of Defense.
Dr. Brown will be available after the event for book signing. Copies of his book can be purchased at the event.