Military http://aspenpublicradio.org en Hurst Lecture Series: This We'll Defend -- The Army's Role in Defending the Nation Against Today's S http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/hurst-lecture-series-well-defend-armys-role-defending-nation-against-todays-s <p>Hurst Lecture Series: This We'll Defend -- The Army's Role in Defending the Nation Against Today's Security and Fiscal Challenges</p><p>Featuring US Army Chief of Staff, Gen. Raymond T. Odierno. Gen. Odierno has also served as the Commander of United States Joint Forces Command, Commanding General of the United States Forces – Iraq and as Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, where he was the primary military advisor to Secretaries of State Colin Powell and Condoleezza Rice. In 2009, he was the recipient of the Naval War College Distinguished Graduate Leadership Award. General Odierno will survey the foreboding global scene and explains how the Army can rise to meet the threats facing us, despite fewer troops and less money with moderator Wolf Blitzer, Host, “The Situation Room”, CNN.</p><p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:08:00 +0000 Rob St. Mary 22042 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Hurst Lecture Series: This We'll Defend -- The Army's Role in Defending the Nation Against Today's S CrossCurrents - Clark Kent Ervin & the Aspen Institute's Security Forum http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/crosscurrents-clark-kent-ervin-aspen-institutes-security-forum <p>Aspen Institute's Security Forum starts next week. Today on CrossCurrents, Clark Kent Ervin the Director of the Aspen Institute's Homeland Security Program.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>From his Aspen Institute Bio:</strong> Clark Kent Ervin is the Director of the Aspen Institute Homeland Security Program. He joined the Institute in 2005. Before doing so, he served as the first Inspector General of the United States Department of Homeland Security, from January, 2003 to December, 2004. Prior to his service at DHS, he served as the Inspector General of the United States Department of State and the Broadcasting Board of Governors, from August, 2001 to January, 2003. His service in the administration of President George W. Bush is preceded by his service as the Associate Director of Policy in the White House Office of National Service in the administration of President George H.W. Bush. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 21:27:00 +0000 Carolyne Heldman 21639 at http://aspenpublicradio.org CrossCurrents - Clark Kent Ervin & the Aspen Institute's Security Forum Afternoon of Conversation http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/afternoon-conversation <p><strong>Afternoon of Conversation</strong></p><p>* PepsiCo Chairperson and CEO Indra Nooyi in conversation with David Bradley</p><p>* Former Vice President Al Gore with David Gergen</p><p>* Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair in conversation with Andrea Mitchell</p><p>* The Race Card Project with NPR’s Michele Norris and Guests</p><p>* Gen. David Petraeus (Ret., US Army) in conversation with Bob Schieffer Tue, 01 Jul 2014 00:15:47 +0000 Rob St. Mary 20854 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Afternoon of Conversation CrossCurrents - Paula Broadwell & mothers2mothers http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/crosscurrents-paula-broadwell-mothers2mothers <p>Paula Broadwell&nbsp;is an American writer, academic, and former military officer who&nbsp;is known for the extramarital affair ending the career of David Petraeus as the Director of the CIA&nbsp;.</p><p>She spoke at the Aspen Security Forum in the summer of 2012, before the scandal broke.</p><p>Dr. Mitchell Besser is a graduate of Harvard Medical School and founder of&nbsp;mothers2mothers, in which mothers living with HIV are employed to work in health centers, educating and supporting pregnant women and new mothers with HIV.</p><p>Since its inception in 2001, mothers2mothers has grown to provide services in seven countries in Africa, with nearly 3 million contacts with women each year. Wed, 26 Feb 2014 22:28:00 +0000 Carolyne Heldman 14824 at http://aspenpublicradio.org CrossCurrents - Paula Broadwell & mothers2mothers Aspen Security Forum - Clear and Present Danger http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/aspen-security-forum-clear-and-present-danger <p style="margin: 0px 0px 10px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Interstate, 'Lucida Grande', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 300; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 22px; orphans: auto; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: auto; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Clear and Present Danger: Cyber-Crime; Cyber-Espionage; Cyber-Terror; and Cyber-War</p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 10px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Interstate, 'Lucida Grande', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 300; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 22px; orphans: auto; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: auto; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">The nation's point man on cyber threats, National Security Agency Director and the Pentagon's Cyber Command Commander General Keith Alexander will discuss cyber-threats and the steps being taken to combat them.</p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 10px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Interstate, 'Lucida Grande', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 300; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 22px; orphans: auto; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: auto; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Gen. Keith Alexander, Director, National Security Agency; Commander, U.S. Cyber Command</p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 10px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Interstate, 'Lucida Grande', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 300; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 22px; orphans: auto; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: auto; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">MODERATOR: Pete Williams, Chief Justice Correspondent, NBC News<br><br> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 00:31:00 +0000 Rob St. Mary 4988 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Aspen Security Forum - Clear and Present Danger