How to Win in Iraq
Recorded on November 28, 2005
Location: The Heritage Foundation's Lehrman Auditorium
Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld appointed Evan G. Galbraith
as his Representative in Europe and the Defense Advisor to the U.S.
Mission to NATO in September 2001. As such, Ambassador Galbraith
plays a crucial role in the advancement of American defense policy
as well as public diplomacy. The Heritage Foundation is pleased
that he will join us to share his reflections on that which is
genuinely at stake in Iraq and how we can advance - and indeed win
- the battle of ideas in the Middle East.
Evan G. Galbraith was Ambassador to France under President
Ronald Reagan and has lived in Europe more than twenty years,
primarily as an investment banker. A graduate of Yale University
and Harvard Law School, he has previously served as an Advisory
Director of Morgan Stanley, Chairman of the Board of National
Review, and a member of the board of the Groupe Lagardere S.A.
Paris. Until 1998 Ambassador Galbraith was Chairman of the Board of
LVMH Moet Hennessy Locus Vultton Inc. New York. The Groupe
Lagardere S.A. controls, together with Daimler Benz, EADS (European
Aerospace and Defense Systems), Europe's largest defense contractor
and principal owner of Airbus. Additionally, he served on active
duty in the Navy from 1953-1957 attached to the Central