Wednesday, September, 21, 2005

Economic Strategies in the War on Terrorism

Washington DC, Mayflower Hotel 1127 Connecticut Ave

The New America Foundation

in collaboration with

AmericanRespect.com, Rockefeller Brothers Fund, New York Community Trust, The Hauser Foundation, Democracy Coalition Project, U.S. in the World, Citizens for Global Solutions, and Open Society Institute


cordially invite you to a half-day meeting in our series on America’s “Next Phase” Response to Terrorism


Beyond Bullets: 

Economic Strategies in the Fight Against





8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Wednesday, 21 September 2005

Mayflower Hotel

1127 Connecticut Avenue, NW

Washington, D.C.


8:30 a.m.               Registration & Continental Breakfast


9:00 a.m.               Welcoming Remarks


Steven Clemons

Director, American Strategy Program, New America Foundation

and Publisher, www.TheWashingtonNote.com 


9:05 a.m.               Setting the Context:  Where are We in America’s Terrorism Story?


                                Seymour Hersh

                                Pulitzer Prize-winning Columnist, The New Yorker and

                                Author, Chain of Command:  The Road from 9/11 to Abu Ghraib


                                Peter Bergen

                                Fellow, New America Foundation;

                                Terrorism Analyst, CNN; and

                                Author, Holy War Inc.:  Inside the Secret World of Osama bin Laden


10:00 a.m.               Getting Beyond Gatekeepers:  A Discussion of Individual Empowerment Strategies and Constraints


                                Michael Barone

                                Senior Writer, U.S. News & World Report

                                (and key proponent of “Alaska Permanent Fund” for Iraq concept)


                                The Hon. Harriet Babbitt

                                Senior Vice President, Hunt Alternatives Fund

                                Director, Women Waging Peace; and

                                Former Deputy Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development


                                David Hale

                                Former Global Chief Economist, Zurich Financial Services Group

                                Chairman, Hale Advisors LLC and

                                Chairman of the Board, China Online


11:00 a.m.               Strengthening States:  Strategies to Improve Governance, Undermine Corruption, Promote Growth and Foster Alliances


                                Johanna Mendelson Forman            

Director, Peace, Security & Human Rights Policy, United Nations Foundation

Former Sr. Fellow, Assn. of the U.S. Army’s Program on the Role of the Military in the 21st Century


Jay Winik

Senior Scholar of History and Public Policy
Center for International and Security Studies, University of Maryland; and

Author, April 1865:  The Month that Saved America


The Hon. John Gardner

Former General Counsel, U.S. Agency for International Development;

Former Deputy Assistant to President George W. Bush; and

Former Special Assistant to President George H.W. Bush


12:15 p.m.               A National Security Imperative for America:  Getting the Developing Nation Problem Fixed



                                Richard Vague

                                Co-Founder, First USA Bank; Chairman, Juniper Financial; and

                                Chairman, www.AmericanRespect.com


                                Hernando de Soto

                                President, Institute for Liberty and Democracy and

                                Author, The Mystery of Capital:  Why Capitalism Triumphs in the West and Fails Everywhere Else


1:45 p.m.                 Adjournment