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A Conversation on National Security Leadership with Marc Thiessen

February 23, 2017  |  12:15:00  |  Sid Richardson Hall, Room 3.124

On February 23rd, 2017, the Intelligence Studies Project, along with the Robert Strauss Center and Clements Center, will host Marc Thiessen for a lunchtime talk. This event is free and open to the public. Marc Thiessen is an AEI Foreign and Defense Policy Scholar, and formerly served as Chief Speechwriter to President George W. Bush and Secretary Donald Rumsfeld.

Marc Thiessen is a writer and commentator whose work has appeared dozens of leading publications, including the Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, USA Today, Foreign Policy, Weekly Standard, National Review, New York Post, and Cigar Aficionado. He is the author of Courting Disaster: How the CIA Kept America Safe and How Obama is Inviting the Next Attack. He is a Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution, and appears regularly on Fox News, CNN, the BBC, C-SPAN, and talk radio.

Mr. Thiessen is a graduate of Vassar College, and completed additional post-graduate studies at the Naval War College. He is a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and in 2004 was awarded the Pentagon’s highest civilian honor: The Department of Defense Medal for Distinguished Public Service.

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