Video: Star Spangled Security with Dr. Harold Brown

  • Dec 4, 2012
    Duration: 00:07:16
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    In this video, Dr. Harold Brown discusses the threat of nuclear proliferation, Iran, the rise of China, and the effects of fiscal austerity on the defense budget. He is the author of the new book, Star Spangled Security. Dr. Brown was Secretary of Defense under President Carter; Secretary of the Air Force under President Johnson; Director of Defense Research and Engineering, and President of CalTech. Dr. Brown also served as a member of the Board of Directors of a dozen major corporations, and currently is a member of the Defense Policy Board. Dr. Brown led U.S. commissions to investigate troop behavior at Abu Ghraib, to determine China's military capabilities, and to explore public/private financing for technology innovation. He led development of GPS, and a new generation of nuclear weapons and delivery systems, and was a negotiator on SALT I and II.