The Role of Financial Power in National Security

Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Speakers
Lee S. Wolosky

Partner, Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP; Former Director for Transnational Threats, National Security Council

Juan Carlos Zarate

Senior Adviser, CSIS; Former Deputy National Security Adviser for Combatting Terrorism, U.S. Department of the Treasury; Author, Treasury's War: The Unleashing of a New Era of Financial Warfare

Danny Glaser

Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing for the Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, U.S. Department of the Treasury

Experts discuss the recent history and evolution of the U.S. government's use of financial power and influence in national security.

The John B. Hurford Memorial Lecture was inaugurated in 2002 in memory of John B. Hurford, an enthusiastic and devoted member of the Council on Foreign Relations. This series features individuals who represent critical new thinking in international affairs and foreign policy.

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