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U.S. Strategic Command Beyond the War on Terrorism

Recorded on May 12, 2004

Location: The Heritage Foundation's Allison Auditorium

Watch 1st Session

Welcome and Keynote Address (9:00 a.m.)

Ambassador Linton F. Brooks
Administrator, National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and Under Secretary of Energy for Nuclear Security,
U.S. Department of Energy
(Prepared Remarks)

Panel 1: The Emerging Role of Nuclear Weapons
(9:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)

Peter Pry, Ph.D.
Director, U.S. Nuclear Strategy Forum
Keith B. Payne, Ph.D.
President and CEO, National Institute for Public Policy
Kurt Guthe
Senior Policy Analyst,
Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments

Break (11:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.)

Watch 2nd Session

Panel 2: Ballistic Missile Defense (11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)

Peter Huessy
National Defense University Foundation
The Hon. Malcolm Wallop
President, Frontiers of Freedom and former U.S. Senator
Baker Spring
F.M. Kirby Research Fellow in National Security Policy,
The Heritage Foundation

Lunch (12:30 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.)

Keynote Address (1:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.)

Admiral James O. Ellis, Jr.
Commander, United States Strategic Command
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Panel 3: Space and national Security (2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.)

Mark J. Albrecht, Ph.D.
President, International Launch Services,
Lockheed Martin Corporation
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Peter Worden
Legislative Fellow, Office of U.S. Senator Sam Brownback
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Lieutenant Colonel Peter L. Hays
Executive Editor, Joint Forces Quarterly
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Closing Remarks/Conference Adjourns (3:15 p.m.)