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

Thursday, October 12, 2006
Speakers
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
John Deutch
Institute Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Former Director of Central Intelligence; Former Deputy Secretary of Defense; Task Force Chair

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

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