Military Affairs Roundtable Series

Directors: Major General William L. Nash, U.S. Army (Ret.), Colonel John S. Clark Jr., USAF, Former Military Fellow, U.S. Air Force, Captain Brian T. Donegan, USN, Military Fellow, U.S. Navy, Colonel John C. Kennedy, USMC, Military Fellow, U.S. Marine Corps, and Colonel Kevin C. Owens, USA, Military Fellow, U.S. Army
July 2008 - Present

The Military Affairs Roundtable Series provides a forum for experts from both the public and private sector to engage senior officers from the U.S. Armed Forces in discussions on timely and important defense and national security issues.



A Marine Perspective on the 2014 Quadrennial Defense Review

Speaker Kenneth F. McKenzie

U.S. Marine Corps Representative, Quadrennial Defense Review

Presider Scott D. Campbell

Military Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

February 19, 2014

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Preserving the Peace: Debunking the Myths About Nuclear Deterrence

Speaker Garret Harencak

Assistant Chief of Staff for Strategic Deterrence and Nuclear Integration, U.S. Air Force

Presider Robert S. Spalding III

Military Fellow, U.S. Air Force; Council on Foreign Relations

November 19, 2013

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A Brigade Commander's Perspective on Afghanistan

Speaker Col. Martin P. SchweitzerU.S. Army
Presider Colonel Kevin C. Owens, USACouncil on Foreign Relations
February 12, 2009

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A Conversation with Rear Admiral Carol M. Pottenger, Commander, Navy Expeditionary Combat Command and Forward Deployed Expeditionary Strike Group

Speaker Rear Admiral Carol M. PottengerUSN
Presider Captain Brian T. Donegan, USNCouncil on Foreign Relations
January 27, 2009

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