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37th Annual IFPA-Fletcher Conference on
National Security and Policy
A New Maritime Strategy for Twenty-First-Century National Security

September 26-27, 2007
The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
Washington, D.C.

Speaker Transcripts and Presentations

Admiral Thad W. Allen, USCG, Commandant, United States Coast Guard Transcript PDF icon

Lieutenant General James F. Amos, USMC, Deputy Commandant for Combat Development and Integration, and Commanding General, Marine Corps Combat Development Command Transcript PDF icon || Powerpoint (2.5 MB)

Lieutenant General Robert R. Blackman, Jr., USMC (Ret.), former Commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command - Transcript PDF icon

Mr. Stephen M. Carmel, Senior Vice President, Maritime Services, Maersk Line, Limited Transcript PDF icon

Dr. Lawrence J. Cavaiola, President, Cavaiola and Associates, LLC Transcript PDF icon

Mr. Seth Cropsey, Adjunct Fellow, the Hudson Institute, Senior Advisor for Maritime Strategy, Center for Naval Analyses, and former Deputy Undersecretary of the Navy Transcript PDF icon

Rear Admiral Dan W. Davenport, USN, Director, the Joint Innovation and Experimentation Directorate, U.S. Joint Forces Command - Transcript PDF icon

Dr. Jacquelyn K. Davis, Executive Vice President, Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis, and Member, CNO Executive Panel Transcript PDF icon

Mr. Shawn J. Dilles, Chief, Functional Operations Group, Analysis & Production Directorate, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Transcript PDF icon

Commodore Vincenzo E. B. Di Pietro, CSC, RAN, Naval Attaché and Assistant Defence Attaché, Embassy of Australia Powerpoint (219 KB) || Transcript PDF icon

Admiral Walter F. Doran, USN (Ret), President, Raytheon Asia, Raytheon International

Mr. Bran Ferren, Co-Chairman, Applied Minds, and Member, CNO Executive Panel

Dr. Stephen E. Flynn, Jeane J. Kirkpatrick Senior Fellow for National Security Studies, Council on Foreign Relations - Transcript PDF icon

Dr. Robert D. Hormats, Vice Chairman of Goldman Sachs (International) and Managing Director of Goldman, Sachs & Co Transcript PDF icon

Rear Admiral Carlton Jewett, USN, Commander, Navy Warfare Development Command Transcript PDF icon

Dr. Robert G. Joseph, Senior Scholar, National Institute for Public Policy and former Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security

Mr. Robert D. Kaplan, Author, The Atlantic Monthly Transcript PDF icon

Admiral Timothy J. Keating, USN, Commander, U.S. Pacific Command Transcript PDF icon

Rear Admiral William E. Landay III, USN, Chief of Naval Research Powerpoint (5.4 MB) || Transcript PDF icon

Rear Admiral William P. Loeffler, USN, Deputy Director, U.S. Strategic Command Center for Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction Transcript PDF icon

Mr. Tom MacKenzie, Vice President, Naval Programs, Northrop Grumman Transcript PDF icon

Vice Admiral John G. Morgan, Jr., USN, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information, Plans and Strategy Transcript PDF icon

Admiral Michael G. Mullen, USN, Chief of Naval Operations and the next Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Transcript PDF icon

Commodore Parasurama Naidu Murugesan, Naval Attaché, Embassy of India Powerpoint (7.6 MB) Transcript PDF icon

Lieutenant General Richard F. Natonski, USMC, Deputy Commandant for Plans, Policies and Operations
Powerpoint (166 KB) ||Transcript PDF icon

Mr. John O’Neill, Executive Vice President, Maritime Systems and Sensors, Lockheed Martin Corporation Powerpoint (54 KB)

Mr. Vayl S. Oxford, Director, Domestic Nuclear Detection Office, Department of Homeland Security
Powerpoint
(3.6 MB) || Transcript PDF icon

General Gene Renuart, USAF, Commander, U.S. Northern Command - Transcript PDF icon

Rear Admiral Kadir Sağdiç, Commander, Naval Training and Education Command, Republic of Turkey
Powerpoint
(58 MB) || Transcript PDF icon

Rear Admiral Brian M. Salerno, USCG, Assistant Commandant for Policy and Planning
Powerpoint (19.3 MB) ||Transcript PDF icon

General Norton A. Schwartz, USAF, Commander, U.S. Transportation Command Transcript PDF icon

Rear Admiral Jacob Shuford, USN, President, Naval War College

Mr. Daniel L. Smith, President, Integrated Defense Systems, the Raytheon Company Transcript PDF icon

Major General Glenn F. Spears, USAF, Deputy Commander, U.S. Southern Command Powerpoint (5.8 MB) || Transcript PDF icon

Rear Admiral Kurt W. Tidd, USN, Director, Strategic Capabilities Policy, Directorate of Defense Policy and Strategy, National Security Council Transcript PDF icon

Admiral Patrick M. Walsh, USN, Vice Chief of Naval Operations

Rear Admiral Philip Wilcocks, CB DSC, Chief of Staff (Capability), the United Kingdom - Powerpoint (3.1 MB)

Vice Admiral J. D. Williams, USN (Ret.), Williams Associates International, Inc. and former Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Naval Warfare, and Commander, U.S. Sixth Fleet Powerpoint (3.5 MB) || Transcript PDF icon

Mr. Robert Work, Vice President, Strategic Studies, Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments Transcript PDF icon

Rear Admiral Masanori Yoshida, JMSDF, Defense and Naval Attaché, Embassy of Japan Powerpoint (266 KB)

Session Five Q&A - Combatant Command Perspectives on the New Maritime Strategy Transcript PDF icon

Confirmed Moderators:

Dr. Jacquelyn K. Davis, Executive Vice President, Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis, and Member, CNO Executive Panel Transcript PDF icon

Dr. Peter Dombrowski, Professor and Chair, Strategic Research Department, Center for Naval Warfare Studies, Naval War College

Brigadier General Russell D. Howard, USA (Ret.), Director, Jebsen Center for Counter Terrorism Studies, The Fletcher School, Tufts University

Dr. William C. Martel, Associate Professor of International Security Studies, The Fletcher School, Tufts University

Dr. Charles M. Perry, Vice President and Director of Studies, the Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis, Inc.

Dr. Robert L. Pfaltzgraff, Jr. , President, Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis, and Shelby Cullom Davis Professor of International Security Studies, The Fletcher School, Tufts University

Mr. Robert C. Rubel, Dean of Naval Warfare Studies, Naval War College