Tag: Michèle Flournoy

Michèle Flournoy featured in the Washington Diplomat article, “Michèle Flournoy Hopes U.S. Takes Pragmatic Path to Navigate National Security Challenges”

“Michèle Flournoy speaks in calm, measured tones about some of the world’s most terrifying crises, from coronavirus and nuclear weapons to Afghanistan and Iran. But that doesn’t mean her words carry any less weight or urgency. “Her level-headed yet deeply thought-out approach to the litany of national security threats facing …

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Michèle Flournoy, Bob Work, and Julie Smith cited in the Wall Street Journal article, “National Security Veterans Urge Trump to Invoke Emergency Mobilization Law”

“A bipartisan group of more than 100 former national security officials are urging President Trump immediately to use a Korean War-era defense mobilization law ‘to the full extent’ to support companies making supplies critical to combating the coronavirus outbreak. “In a letter Wednesday, the former officials said the Defense Production …

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Michèle Flournoy quoted in The Washington Times article, “Trump’s Peace Hopes for Afghanistan Threatened by Confusion in Kabul”

“‘The whole purpose of this U.S.-Taliban agreement is to induce the Taliban to come to the negotiating table with the Afghan government and other representatives of Afghan society,’ said Michèle Flournoy, who was a high-level Pentagon official in the Obama administration. “‘It’s very, very important that the delegation that sits …

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Michèle Flournoy interviewed on the Transition Lab podcast, “The Art of National Security Transitions”

“Former Undersecretary of Defense Michèle Flournoy shares insights from her experience putting together defense transition teams for President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. Flournoy also discusses the challenges associated with transitioning during an ongoing conflict, and the underrepresentation of women in national security…” Listen to the full podcast here: Full …

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Michèle Flournoy testifies before the House Armed Services Committee on DOD’s role in the competition with China

Chairman Smith and Ranking Member Thornberry, distinguished members of the House Armed Services Committee, it is truly an honor to testify before you today on the Department of Defense’s role in the United States’ strategic competition with China. U.S.-China Competition Broadly Strategic competition between the United States and China is …

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