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C-SPAN livestreams the Center for American Progress’ National Security Conference featuring Michèle Flournoy, Susan Rice, and Denis McDonough

“Obama administration officials discuss the national security priorities a progressive government should focus on during its first 100 days in office. Several topics were covered including the current tensions with Iran, President Trump’s handling of foreign policy, and repairing U.S. relationships with allies…” Watch the full panel here: Full Panel

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Julie Smith quoted in The Washington Post article, “Public Servants Use Impeachment Hearings to Offer Lessons of History and Military Service in Rejoinder to Trump”

“‘What we’ve seen over the last couple of days is a whole assortment of personal and compelling reasons why people chose the career path of public service,’ said Julie Smith, a Europe expert who served as deputy national security adviser to then-Vice President Joe Biden. ‘Outside of Washington, the image …

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Michèle Flournoy quoted in POLITICO article on Ukraine assistance

“Michèle Flournoy, who served as the undersecretary of defense for policy under Obama, said that withdrawing assistance would provide serious leverage over Ukraine. “‘They’re counting on the U.S. to continue to support them in all kinds of ways — sanctions, diplomacy, military assistance, training and advising, putting pressure on Putin,’ …

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