The Edge of Disaster

Speaker:
Stephen E. Flynn Jeane J. Kirkpatrick Senior Fellow for National Security Studies, Council on Foreign Relations; Author, "The Edge of Disaster: Rebuilding a Resilient Nation"
Presider:
Jeanne Meserve Homeland Security Correspondent, CNN America, Inc.
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Stephen Flynn's book, The Edge of Disaster: Rebuilding a Resilient Nation warns that the United States has become a brittle nation, needlessly exposing Americans and their way of life to catastrophic risk in the face of the ongoing threat of terrorism and natural disasters. On the day of his book's release, join Commander Flynn for a discussion of how building a resilient nation at home must complement American efforts to confront threats abroad.

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