Independent Task Force Report on Energy and U.S. Foreign Policy

Speakers:
John Deutch Institute Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Former Director of Central Intelligence; Former Deputy Secretary of Defense; Task Force Chair
James R. Schlesinger Senior Adviser, Lehman Brothers; Former Secretary of Defense; Former Secretary of Energy; Task Force Chair
David G. Victor Adjunct Senior Fellow for Science & Technology, Council on Foreign Relations; Task Force Director
Description

The Independent Task Force examines the crucial role of oil and gas in U.S. national security, and takes careful stock of the domestic and foreign policy options of the United States to address this vulnerability. Join the Task Force Chairs and Task Force Director for the official release of the report's findings.

**Please note special time and location**

9:00 - 9:30 a.m. Reception
9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Meeting

More on this topic

Hezbollah Soldiers On

Two years after the UN-brokered cease-fire between Israeli forces and Hezbollah gunmen in southern Lebanon, lasting peace remains elusive.

The Hezbollah Problem

Steven Simon and Jonathan Stevenson argue that demilitarizing Hezbollah is crucial to rolling back Iranian influence in the Middle East and shaping an environment more conducive to Arab-Israeli accomodation.

Hezbollah: The Global Footprint of Lebanon's Party of God

Ed Husain hosts author Matt Levitt in a discussion of Hezbollah's terrorist activities, focusing on the group's presence internationally and including not only attempted and successful attacks, but also the group's illegal financial activities.

Terms of Use: I understand that I may access this audio and/or video file solely for my personal use. Any other use of the file and its content, including display, distribution, reproduction, or alteration in any form for any purpose, whether commercial, non commercial, educational, or promotional, is expressly prohibited without the written permission of the copyright owner, the Council on Foreign Relations. For more information, write publications@cfr.org.