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Publications | Jan 11, 2016

Beacon Global Strategies’ Key Issues to Watch in 2016

As we begin the new year, Beacon Global Strategies has worked closely with our counselors, advisors, and board members to consider the macro trends and factors impacting the national security landscape in 2016 and beyond. BGS will closely watch the following issues in the coming year.

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Announcements | Dec 08, 2015

Admiral Sandy Winnefeld, Jr Joins Beacon Global Strategies’ Board of Advisors

Mr. Winnefeld served as the ninth Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from 2011-2015. As the nation’s number two ranking military officer, his portfolios included investment, personnel, strategy, policy, and operations, as well as participation as a member of the Deputies Committee of the National Security Council.
 
He began his naval service as a fighter pilot, flying the F-14 Tomcat during several deployments to the Arabian Gulf region, and serving as an instructor at the Navy Fighter Weapons School, also known as Topgun.  During this period he also was senior aide to General Colin L. Powell.
 
After squadron command, he graduated first in his class from the Navy’s nuclear power school and subsequently commanded USS CLEVELAND and then USS ENTERPRISE during our nation’s response to the terror attacks of 9/11.  Later he simultaneously commanded NATO Joint Command Lisbon, Striking and Support Forces NATO, and the United States SIXTH Fleet.  After serving as the Joint Staff Director of Strategic Plans and Policy, he assumed command of United States NORTHERN Command and the North American Aerospace Defense Command, also known as NORAD.

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Articles | Nov 20, 2015

BGS Advisory Board Member, Michael Vickers, Discusses In Politico The Need For A Change In U.S. Strategy Against ISIS

Vickers argues for a “Syria-first” strategy, as well as the creation of a de facto state.

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Articles | Nov 16, 2015

BGS Senior Counselor Michael Morell In Time Magazine Discusses The Ongoing Threats To The U.S. Posed By ISIS

Morell writes, “the nature and significance of the threat flows from the fact that ISIS is— all at the same time— a terrorist group, a state, and a revolutionary political movement. We have not faced an adversary like it before.”

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Interviews | Nov 15, 2015

Admiral James Stavridis, BGS Advisory Board Member, Shared His Perspectives On Global Threats Posed By ISIS

In the last several weeks, Admiral Stavridis appeared on Fox News, MSNBC, BBC, Bloomberg, CNN, and NPR. He was also featured in the The Financial Times and The Huffington Post.

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