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Col. Lawrence Wilkerson on the Bush Administration's National Security Decision Making Process

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At this New America event, Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, who served as Chief of Staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell from 2002-2005, outlined his views on national security, government reorganization and the Bush Administration's approach to power.

Wilkerson's newsmaking remarks offered an insightful and far-ranging account of U.S. foreign policy. Video of the event can be played at right, while and audio recording and complete transcript are available for download below. 


The New America Foundation
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Washington, DC, 20009
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  • Larry Wilkerson
    Former Chief of Staff, State Department, 2002-2005
  • Steven C. Clemons
    Senior Fellow and Director, American Strategy Program, New America Foundation

Event Time and Location

Wednesday, October 19, 2005 - 12:10pm

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