Peter Huessy's 2012 AFA NDIA and ROA Congressional Breakfast Seminar Series

The Peter Huessy Congressional Breakfast Seminar Series began in 1983 as a parallel effort to the Reagan administrationís strategic modernization and arms control agenda. In 1992, we added a much expanded missile defense series and then in 2000, we added a homeland security component. The series hears from senior administration and top congressional leaders in strategic nuclear matters, missile defense policy and deployment, and homeland security. The series also hears from outside experts, including former US and allied government and military leaders on these issues to further highlight, explain and comment on administration policy and threats facing America. The series has heard from over 1500 speakers including four former Vice Presidentís of the United States, Senate and House Armed Services Committee chairmen, top military leaders including the Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs, the service chiefs and key military commanders. The series pays particular attention to the threats from nuclear and biological terrorism, state sponsors of terror, especially Iran and North Korea, and their allies, including Russia and China. The series emphasizes the building of consensus and exploring areas of agreement where US security can be enhanced, as well as carefully explaining what conventional wisdom and popular media analysis often ignore.
 


Return to Peter Huessy's home page Blog

Seminar Schedule
*unless otherwise noted, the breakfast seminars will take place at the Capitol Hill Club

April 17, 2012: Senator Jon Kyl (R-AZ)
Topic: Senate Perspectives on Iran, Missile Defense, and Nuclear Deterrence
Transcript


April 24, 2012: Gary Samore
OFF THE RECORD
Transcript unavailable

May 1, 2012: Dr. Michael Pillsbury/ Dr. Stephen Blank
Topic: WMD Proliferation Challenges
Transcript

May 9, 2012: Ambassador Robert Joseph
Topic: Nuclear Proliferation, Missile Defense & US Security Policy
Transcript

May 10, 2012: General James M. Kowalski, USAF
Topic: Global Strike Command, Deterrence and US Strategic Policy
Transcript
May 11, 2012: Frank Rose
Topic: EPAA and NATO Missile Defense
Transcript
May 17, 2012: Congressman Trent Franks (R-AZ)
Topic: EMP Solar Storms, Protecting the GRID and Missile Defense
Transcript
May 22, 2012: Ken Myers
Topic: Future Challenges for DTRA
Transcript
May 24, 2012: General Chambers
Topic: USAF Strategic Modernization Challenges
Transcript
May 25, 2012: General Larry Welch
Topic: ICBM and Nuclear Deterrence
Transcript
June 6, 2012: Chris Ford /Bruce Klingner
Topic: Proliferation, Verification, Deterrence and Nuclear Defense & North Korean Denuclearization
Track: Missile Defense, Nuclear Deterrence
Transcript
Additional comments from speaker
June 7, 2012: Congressman Michael R. Turner (R-OH-3)
Topic: HASC Perspectives on Strategic Issues
Track: Missile Defense, Homeland Security, Nuclear Deterrence
Transcript
June 8, 2012: General Tom McInerney (USAF) ret /Ms. Clare Lopez
Topic: Iran & Terrorism: Support from Beirut to Today and Beyond: US Policy Operations
Track: Missile Defense, Homeland Security, Nuclear Deterrence
Transcript
June 12, 2012:Dr. Ilan Berman
Topic: ME Challenges, Iran and US Security
Track: Missile Defense, Homeland Security, Nuclear Deterrence
Transcript
June 14, 2012: Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL)
Topic: Senate Outlook on Nuclear Deterrence, Missile Defense and Proliferation Threats
Track: Homeland Security, Nuclear Deterrence
Transcript
June 15, 2012: Dr. Uzi Rubin
Topic: Missile Defense and Missile Threats: Middle East Developments
Track: Missile Defense
Transcript
Power Point Presentation (PDF)
June 20, 2012: Mark Schneider
Topic: Nuclear Proliferation, Nuclear Sustainment
Track: Missile Defense, Nuclear Deterrence
Transcript
June 28, 2012: Mr. Linton Brooks
Topic: Next Steps in US-Russian Arms Control and US Nuclear Deterrent Strategy
Track: Missile Defense, Nuclear Deterrence
Transcript
June 29, 2012: General Frank Klotz (ret) CFR
Topic: Strategic Perspectives
Track: Missile Defense, Nuclear Deterrence
OFF THE RECORD
Transcript unavailable

July 10, 2012: Don Cook
Topic: Nuclear Proliferation, Nuclear Sustainment
Track: Homeland Security
Transcript
*July 12, 2012: Gen Robert Kehler, USAF
Topic: Nuclear Deterrence, Arms Control, Missile Defense and Defense Policy
Track: Homeland Security, Nuclear Deterrence
Transcript

*This presentation will take place at Reserve Officers of America (ROA)
July 18, 2012: David Tractenberg
Topic: Security Challenges for New Administration
Track: Missile Defense, Nuclear Deterrence
Transcript
July 19, 2012: Barry Blechman
Topic: Iran Security Challenges
Track: Missile Defense, Homeland Security, Nuclear Deterrence
Transcript
July 20, 2012: Admiral Benedict
Topic: The Trident and its Contribution to Deterrence
Track: Nuclear Deterrence
Transcript
July 25, 2012: Mike Donley
Topic: Air Force Perspectives and Challenges
Transcript
August 1, 2012: Steven Henry
Topic: Nuclear Deterrence & Nuclear Defense
Track: Nuclear Deterrence
OFF THE RECORD
Transcript unavailable

August 3 , 2012: LTG Richard Formica
Topic: Theater and Global Tiered Missile Defense
Track: Missile Defense
Transcript
September 13, 2012: TRIAD Symposium
The event will feature an in-depth discussion of the US Strategic Triad, and issues of strategic stability, budget, arms control and why preserving the Triadís three legs---ICBMs/SLBMs/bombersóis critical to effective and credible deterrence and consistent with arms control and necessary for strategic stability.
Transcripts

You Tube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_FSsC3JpZHA
September 18, 2012: Making Sense of the Nuclear Posture
The discussion will be on the future of nuclear deterrence and extended deterrence, nuclear arms control/Global Zero and the relationship of the first two to nuclear proliferation. Introductory remarks will be given by Peter Huessy, Senior Defense Consultant to the AFA, and the Director of BASIC, followed by an extended discussion & debate and remarks by Janne Nolan, Professor of International Affair at the George Washington University and Chris Ford of the Hudson Institute.
Transcript
September 21, 2012: Dr. James N. Miller
Topic: Nukes, Missile Defense and US Security
Track: Missile Defense, Nuclear Deterrence
October 10: Tom Scheber
Conventional Prompt Global Strike: A Fresh Perspective
Transcript      Presentation


Page last updated on: Thursday, March 13, 2014 11:15:02 AM