Speakers: Samuel R. Berger, Co-chair, Chairman, Stonebridge International, LLC, and former National Security Adviser [1997-2001]
Brent Scowcroft, Co-chair, President, The Scowcroft Group and former National Security Adviser [1975-77, 1989-93]
Major General William L. Nash, General John W. Vessey Senior Fellow for Conflict Prevention and Director of the Center for Preventive Action, Council on Foreign Relations
Mona K. Sutphen, Project Deputy Director, Vice President, and Managing Director, Stonebridge International, LLC
Presider: Thomas D. Shanker, Pentagon correspondent, The New York Times
July 27, 2005
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