BGS in the News

Interviews | Jan 09, 2014

BGS Managing Director Michael Allen And Senior Vice President Julianne Smith In The Washington Post Offer Their Perspectives On The Administration’s National Security Efforts

Comparing White House efforts to address the question of surveillance reform to national security reviews undergone after 9/11 and on Afghanistan, Michael Allen and Julianne Smith address the extent to which the reform debate has become a pressing issue for White House officials.


Announcements | Jan 09, 2014

BGS Counselor Michael Morell Is Elected To Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company’s Board Of Directors

Goodyear’s Chairman and CEO Richard Kramer stated in their announcement that Michael Morell “brings to our board outstanding leadership skills and a global perspective gained during the course of three decades of distinguished service to the United States.” Michael Morell is now the 13th member of Goodyear’s Board of Directors.


Announcements | Jan 06, 2014

BGS Senior Vice President Julianne Smith Is Named Center For New American Security Senior Fellow And Director Of The Strategy And Statecraft Program

From CNAS Announcement: Julianne (“Julie”) Smith, who served until June 2013 as Deputy National Security Advisor to Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. and spent nearly three years as Principal Director for European and NATO Policy in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, joins CNAS as a Senior Fellow and Director of the Strategy and Statecraft Program. With several years of experience directing programs at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Julie will lead CNAS’ Strategy and Statecraft program in its goal of developing pragmatic solutions to security, political and economic problems in today’s volatile global environment.


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