Korb, Bergman examine U.S. military power
Posted February 5, 2009; 06:26 p.m.
Larry Korb, an assistant secretary of defense under President Ronald Reagan, and Max Bergmann, a national security analyst, will deliver a talk titled "Restoring American Military Power" at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.
Korb and Bergmann are co-authors of the report "Restoring American Military Power: Toward a New Progressive Defense Strategy for America."
Korb was assistant secretary of defense from 1981 to 1985 and also served as director of national security studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. He currently is affiliated with two Washington, D.C., think tanks, as a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress and a senior adviser to the Center for Defense Information. Korb has written 20 books and more than 100 articles on national security issues.
Bergmann is deputy policy director at the National Security Network, a Washington think tank. In addition to "Restoring American Military Power," he has co-written three reports on the U.S. military operations in Iraq.
The talk is sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.