Global Security Forum 2013

  • Tuesday, Nov 5, 2013
  • The 2013 Global Security Forum was held on Tuesday, November 5th, in the new CSIS headquarters located at 1616 Rhode Island Avenue, NW, Washington DC 20036.  All the sessions below have audio and video recordings. Select the links below to view those recordings and find out more information about the sessions.  

    2013 AGENDA
    NOVEMBER 5, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

    Opening Session: 8:15-9:00 a.m.

    Keynote Address

    The Honorable Charles T. "Chuck" Hagel
    United States Secretary of Defense

    Morning Sessions: 9:30-10:45 a.m.

    I. Can the United States Rebuild a National Security Consensus? 

    David Ignatius
    Columnist, The Washington Post

    Mitchell Reiss
    President, Washington College and
    Former Director of Policy Planning, Department of State

    Julianne Smith
    Former Deputy National Security Adviser to the Vice President

    Moderator:
    Kathleen H. Hicks

    Senior Vice President, Henry A. Kissinger Chair,
    and Director of the International Security Program, CSIS

    II. Finding a Surveillance Consensus Post Snowden?

    Darren Dick
    Staff Director, U.S. House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence

    David Grannis
    Staff Director, U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence

    Elizabeth Goitein
    Co-Director, Liberty and National Security Program, Brennan Center for Justice

    James A. Lewis
    Director and Senior Fellow, Strategic Technologies Program, CSIS

    Chan Park
    General Counsel, U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary

    Moderator:
    Ellen Nakashima
    National Security Reporter, The Washington Post

    III. Has The Budget Crisis Shattered The Cold War Consensus On Defense Budgets?

    Steven Cortese
    Former Staff Director, Senate Committee on Appropriations

    Jim Dyer
    Former Staff Director, House Committee on Appropriations 

    Charles J. Houy
    Former Staff Director, Senate Committee on Appropriations

    David Lyles
    Former Staff Director, Senate Committee on Armed Services

    Moderator:
    David J. Berteau
    Senior Vice President and Director, National Security Program on Industry and Resources, CSIS

    IV. U.S.-China Economic Relations V.2.0?

    Ambassador J. Stapleton Roy
    Distinguished Scholar, Wilson Center, and former U.S. Ambassador to China

    Charles W. Freeman III
    Vice President, Rock Creek Global Advisors LLC

    Christopher K. Johnson
    Senior Adviser and Freeman Chair in China Studies, CSIS

    Scott Miller
    Senior Adviser and Scholl Chair in International Business, CSIS

    Moderator:
    Matthew P. Goodman
    William E. Simon Chair in Political Economy, CSIS

    Midday Plenary Session: 11:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m.

    Geopolitical Implications of a Reconnecting Eurasia 

    Zbigniew Brzezinski
    Former National Security Advisor; CSIS Counselor and Trustee

    Lt. Gen. Brent Scowcroft (ret.)
    Former National Security Advisor; CSIS Counselor and Trustee

    Edward C. Chow
    Senior Fellow, Energy and National Security Program, CSIS

    Christopher K. Johnson
    Senior Adviser and Freeman Chair in China Studies, CSIS

    Andrew C. Kuchins
    Director and Senior Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Program, CSIS

    Moderator:
    John J. Hamre
    CSIS President, CEO, and Pritzker Chair

    Afternoon Sessions: 1:15 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

    I. What Battlefield Lessons Have We Learned From Twelve Years of War?

    Gen. James E. Cartwright (ret.)
    Harold Brown Chair in Defense Policy Studies, CSIS,
    and former Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

    Gen. Ronald R. Fogleman (ret.)
    Former Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force

    Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli (ret.)
    Former Vice Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army

    Moderator: 
    Maren Leed
    Senior Adviser, Harold Brown Chair in Defense Policy Studies
    and Ground Forces Dialogue, CSIS

    II. Can a U.S.-Iran Deal Work?

    Robert Einhorn
    Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution, and former Special Advisor for Nonproliferation and Arms Control, U.S. Department of State

    Haleh Esfandiari
    Director, Middle East Program, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

    Al Hunt
    Host, Political Capital with Al Hunt, Bloomberg Television,
    and Columnist, Bloomberg View

    Moderator:
    Jon B. Alterman
    Zbigniew Brzezinski Chair in Global Security and Geostrategy,
    and Director, CSIS Middle East Program

    III. New Energy, New Geopolitics?

    Ivan Sandrea
    Senior Partner, Ernst and Young London

    Peter Tertzakian
    Chief Energy Economist & Managing Director, ARC Financial Corp

    J. Robinson West
    Senior Advisor, IHS-Energy Insight and Senior Adviser,
    Energy and National Security Program, CSIS

    Moderators:
    Sarah O. Ladislaw
    Co-Director and Senior Fellow, Energy and National Security Program, CSIS

    David Pumphrey
    Co-Director and Senior Fellow, Energy and National Security Program, CSIS

    IV. What Role Should Financial Power Play in National Security?

    Ambassador Robert Kimmitt
    Former Deputy Secretary of the Treasury and Ambassador to Germany

    Daniel Glaser
    Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes

    David F. Gordon
    Head of Research, Eurasia Group,
    and former Director of Policy Planning, Department of State

    Moderator:
    Juan Zarate

    Senior Adviser, Transnational Threats Project and Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Program, CSIS

    Closing Plenary Session: 3:00-5:00 p.m.

    A Simulated Crisis in East Asia

    Richard L. Armitage
    President, Armitage International, and former U.S. Deputy Secretary of State

    James B. Steinberg
    Dean, Maxwell School at Syracuse University,
    and former U.S. Deputy Secretary of State

    William J. Lynn III
    CEO of Finmeccanica North America and DRS Technologies,
    and former U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense

    John E. McLaughlin
    Former Deputy Director of Central Intelligence
    and former Acting Director of Central Intelligence

    ADM Patrick M. Walsh (ret.)
    Former Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet

    Ambassador Kathleen Stephens
    Koret Fellow, Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, Stanford University, and former U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea

    Jim Shinn
    CEO, Teneo Intelligence; Lecturer, Princeton University,
    and former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asia

    Moderators:
    Michael J. Green
    Senior Vice President for Asia and Japan Chair, CSIS

    Christopher K. Johnson
    Senior Adviser and Freeman Chair in China Studies, CSIS

     

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