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WestExec Advisors and Schmidt Futures partner on a new publication, “A Playbook for the Department of Defense: Recruiting and Hiring Tech Talent”

“This playbook is a blueprint for organizational leaders and human resource professionals at the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) on how to recruit and hire an exceptional technical workforce.” “The task of leading Department of Defense organizations to be more forward leaning on recruiting and hiring technical talent involves navigating

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Michèle Flournoy co-authors report with Avril Haines and Gabrielle Chefitz, “Building Trust through Testing”

“The United States is at an inflection point in an age of mounting transnational threats, unprecedented global interdependence, and resurgent great power competition. This moment is taking place in the context of a technological revolution that exacerbates the challenges we face while simultaneously offering potential solutions, providing breakthroughs in climate,

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Meghan O’Sullivan quoted in The New York Times article, “How Biden’s Climate Ambitions Could Shift America’s Global Footprint”

“President Joseph R. Biden on Wednesday said climate change should be regarded as ‘an essential element of U.S. foreign policy and national security.’ That is likely to bring big changes for America’s role in the world. “‘Addressing climate change can, and will be, a central pillar of the Biden administration’s

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Dennis Ross quoted in The Jerusalem Post article, “Netanyahu: Peace with UAE Won’t Be Harmed by F-35 Freeze”

“Ambassador Dennis Ross, William Davidson Distinguished Fellow at The Washington Institute, told The Jerusalem Post that ‘it is fairly typical of new administrations to review big arms sales that its predecessors have committed to doing.’ “‘Reagan, for example, reviewed the Carter administration decision to provide AWACS to Saudi Arabia, and

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Meghan O’Sullivan quoted in CNBC article, “Renewables Chief Hails ‘Crucial’ Biden Climate Agenda as Administration Plans Massive Energy Overhaul”

“‘The Biden administration and Secretary Kerry are talking about infusing climate into every foreign-policy interaction,’ Meghan O’Sullivan, Director of the Harvard Kennedy School’s Geopolitics of Energy project, told an Atlantic Council panel session. “‘It means asking the different agencies that conduct foreign policy and national security, like the Pentagon, USAID, and

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Meghan O’Sullivan quoted in the New Atlanticist article, “The Many New Ways Energy and National Security Are Intersecting”

“Meghan O’Sullivan, director of the Harvard Kennedy School’s Geopolitics of Energy project, said that although the world is embracing renewable energy sources, ‘even the most climate-friendly energy scenarios in the future all involve a reasonably substantial amount of oil and gas usage over time.’ “A few ‘petrostates’ will continue to

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