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President Obama delivered the commencement address to the United States Military Academy in West Point, NY this afternoon. The speech was a much-anticipated view into the President’s new, “postwar” foreign policy strategy.
In the speech, President Obama made his bottom-line explicit: (more…)
Washington, D.C. — The Center for Climate and Security (CCS), a policy institute with an Advisory Board of retired senior military officers and national security experts, is encouraged by testimonies delivered today to the Defense Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee by Edward Thomas Morehouse, Jr., Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Operational Energy Plans and Programs, Dennis McGinn, Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Energy, Installations & Environment, and Daniel Y. Chiu, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy, and Brig Gen Kenneth Lewis, Director of Trans-Regional Policy and Partnership Strategy, Joint Staff (J5). CCS also supports the testimony from Commander David Slayton, United States Navy (ret) before the U.S. House of Representatives Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Sub-Committee of the Transport, Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. (more…)
The following is an announcement from the Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change:
On Thursday, March 13, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. in SC-4 in the U.S. Capitol, the Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change will host distinguished military leaders to discuss the national security impacts of climate change. (more…)