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National Security for a New Era:
Focusing National Power

November 14-15, 2001
The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
Washington, D.C.

Conference Transcripts

Panel 1: Security Vision and Priorities for a New Era: Interagency/Congressional Perspectives
Transcript PDF icon (387 KB)

Mr. Sean O'Keefe, Deputy Director, Office of Management and Budget and former Secretary of the Navy
The Economic Instrument of National Power Transcript PDF icon ( 111 KB)

Panel 2: The Role of Military Power in a Complex Environment Transcript PDF icon (342 KB)

Panel 3: Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Transcript

The Honorable Paul Wolfowitz, Deputy Secretary of Defense
Keynote address: Seizing this Moment of National Opportunity - National Security Vision for a New Era Transcript

General Richard B. Myers, USAF, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff
The Military Instrument of Power as a Critical Transcript

Panel 4: Employing the Instruments of National Power in a Complex Environment Transcript

Panel 5: Leadership: Achieving Unity of Effort - Allies, Coalitions, and International Efforts Transcript

The Honorable Tom Ridge, Director, Office of Homeland Security
Homeland Security in the United States Transcript

General William F. Kernan, Commander in Chief, United States Joint Forces Command
Closing address: The Military's Role in Homeland Security Transcript