Top military brass, diplomatic officials featured at free & public Denver forum
By Summit Voice
SUMMIT COUNTY — Top U.S. military and diplomatic officials will lead a panel discussion in Denver (Wednesday, February 22, at the Denver Art Museum) on emerging security threats in the post-9/11 world. The free forum is open to the public and is hosted by the Counterterrorism Education Learning Lab.
According to an announcement for the forum, the potential threats include emerging powers and rogue states like Iran and non-state affiliated extremist groups and cyber-criminals – to name a few.
“As a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee and the Select Committee on Intelligence, I know that one of my most important jobs is anticipating emerging threats and giving our intelligence, law enforcement, and military professionals the tools they need to keep America safe,” said Senator Mark Udall.
“This forum will be an exciting opportunity to hear firsthand from some of the top minds in national security on the key security issues facing our country,” he said.
Panel participants will include:
- Admiral James A. “Sandy” Winnefeld, Jr.
Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the nation’s second highest-ranking military officer
- Ambassador Christopher Hill
Dean of the University of Denver’s Josef Korbel School of International Studies and former Ambassador to Iraq and the Republic of Korea
- Kenneth L. Wainstein
Former Homeland Security Advisor to the President and Assistant Attorney General for National Security at the U.S. Department of Justice
Please visit http://www.thecell.org/ for more information and to RSVP for the free event.
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