Roundtable Series on National Security in an Age of Austerity

Director: Carla Anne Robbins, Adjunct Senior Fellow

Meetings

Roundtable Meeting

China, the "Pivot," and Defense Spending

Speakers:

Kurt M. Campbell, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Asia Group, LLC; Former Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Aaron L. Friedberg, Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University

Presider:

Carla Anne Robbins, Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
May 17, 2013

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Roundtable Meeting

Paying for the Force: The U.S. Defense Budget's Entitlement Crisis

Speakers:

Todd Harrison, Senior Fellow, Defense Budget Studies, Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, Arnold L. Punaro, Chief Executive Officer, The Punaro Group, Carla Anne Robbins, Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
April 18, 2013

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Roundtable Meeting

Reality Check: Defining the Threats and Rationalizing Spending

Speakers:

David W. Barno, Senior Adviser and Senior Fellow, Center for a New American Security, Andrew F. Krepinevich, President, Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments

Presider:

Carla Anne Robbins, Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
February 22, 2013

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Roundtable Meeting

After the Vote: Sequestration and the Defense Budget

Speakers:

Michèle Flournoy, Cofounder, Former Undersecretary of Defense for Policy, Center for a New American Security, U.S. Department of Defense, Dov S. Zakheim, Senior Advisor, Former Undersecretary of Defense and Chief Financial Officer, Center for Strategic and International Studies, U.S. Department of Defense

Presider:

Carla Anne Robbins, Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relation
November 19, 2012

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Roundtable Meeting

Before the Vote: President Obama and Governor Romney on Defense

Speakers:

Roger I. Zakheim, Romney for America, Douglas B. Wilson, Obama for America

Presider:

Gideon Rose, Editor and Peter G. Peterson Chair, Foreign Affairs
November 5, 2012

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