Facing the Hard Truths About Energy
Lee Raymond will discuss the findings of the National Petroleum Council (NPC) study on Global Oil and Gas. The study was requested by U.S. Secretary of Energy, Samuel W. Bodman, to address the ability of global oil and gas supplies to keep pace with growing world demand.
8:45 – 9:00 a.m. Breakfast Reception
9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Meeting
This New York Times Magazine piece investigates how the world's most powerful drug traffickers run their billion-dollar business.
A Fortune investigation finds that the ATF never intentionally allowed guns to fall into the hands of Mexican drug cartels.
Under the security cooperation agreement called the Merida Initiative, the United States provides military and law enforcement assistance to the Mexican government in support of efforts to combat drug cartels and organized crime. The United States and Mexico jointly developed this agreement in response to a substantial increase in drug-related criminal activity and violence on both sides of the border.