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Korb and Bergman to discuss "Restoring American Military Power," Feb. 11

Feb 11, 2009 (All day)
Audience: 
Open to the Public

Larry Korb, a former Assistant Secretary of Defense and Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, and Max Bergmann, Deputy Policy Director at the National Security Network, will present a public talk titled, "Restoring American Military Power" at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 11, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall, on the Princeton University campus.

Korb and Bergmann are co-authors of the report “Restoring American Military Power: Toward a New Progressive Defense Strategy for America.”

Korb served as Director of the Center for Public Policy Education and Senior Fellow in the Foreign Policy Studies Program at the Brookings Institution; Dean of the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh; Vice President of Corporate Operations at the Raytheon Company; and Director of Defense Studies at the American Enterprise Institute. He served as Assistant Secretary of Defense (Manpower, Reserve Affairs, Installations, and Logistics) from 1981 through 1985.

Korb has written 20 books and more than 100 articles on national security issues. His articles have appeared in such journals as Foreign Affairs, Public Administration Review, The New York Times Sunday Magazine, Naval Institute Proceedings, and International Security.

Bergmann is the Deputy Policy Director at the National Security Network (NSN). Prior to joining NSN, Bergmann was a Research Associate for National Security at the Center for American Progress from 2004 to 2007. He has been published by The New Republic, The American Prospect, The Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The New York Times, The Washington Times, and the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.

In addition to “Restoring American Military Power,” Bergmann has co-authored the reports “How to Redeploy: Implementing a Responsible Drawdown of U.S. Forces from Iraq;” “Marine Corps Equipment After Iraq;” and “Beyond the Call of Duty: A Comprehensive Review of the Overuse of the U.S. Army in Iraq.” He is a regular contributor to Democracy Arsenal and the Huffington Post.

This event is sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. It is free and open to the public.

 

02.11.2009
Larry Korb, a former Assistant Secretary of Defense and Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, and Max Bergmann, Deputy Policy Director at the National Security Network