ASYMM 1 - Dealing With Today's Asymmetric Threat to U.S. and Global Security Agenda
|Welcome and Introductions Ambassador Richard A. Roth, National Defense University, Dr. J.P. London, CACI
|Panel: Global Diplomacy
Moderator Dr. Warren Phillips CACI Board of Directors; CEO/COB Advanced Blast Protection; Professor Emeritus, University of Maryland
Dr. Warren R. Phillips is a member of the Board of Directors of CACI International Inc. He is currently the financial
manager for the Albanian-Macedonian-Bulgarian Oil Pipeline Corporation, a $1.5B crude oil pipeline developer; and Chairman
and CEO of Advanced Blast Protection, Inc., which supports specialized armored vehicles for military, law enforcement and
civilian use. Dr. Phillips is Professor Emeritus of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland.
James Pavitt Former Deputy Director of Operations, CIA; Principle, Scowcroft Associates
Montgomery Meigs retired from the Army with over 35 years of service. He commanded units in Vietnam, Desert Storm and
Bosnia, and was the Commander of U.S. Army Europe. Throughout his military career he implemented technological solutions
for intelligence and command and control capability. He previously served as Director of the Joint Improvised Explosive
Device Defeat Organization (JIEDDO), which has the responsibility to lead, advocate and coordinate all Department of
Defense actions to defeat improvised explosive devices. Currently, Gen. Meigs is a visiting professor at Georgetown University.
GEN Montgomery Meigs U.S. Army (Ret); Fmr Dir, Joint Improvised Explosives Device Defeat Organization (JIEDDO); Visiting Professor,
A Principal of The Scowcroft Group, James L. Pavitt draws on over 30 years of experience in the Intelligence Community
to provide strategic advice and risk assessments to clients in the financial services, defense, information technology,
homeland security and counterterrorism fields. His service with the CIA included positions as Deputy Director for
Operations and Chief of the Counterproliferation Division. Mr. Pavitt also served as Senior Intelligence Advisor to
President George H.W. Bush as a member of the National Security Council team.
Jeffrey Miller Former Senior VP, U.S. Export/Import Bank; President AALC
Jeffrey L. Miller is President and Managing Director of AALC, an international business advisory firm. He joined AALC
after 17 years with the Export-Import Bank of the U.S., where he was a Senior VP and the Head of Export. Among
his more noteworthy international negotiations were a $2B medium-term credit facility for the Republic of Korea and a $1B
short-term credit facility for the Republic of Indonesia. Before leaving government service, Mr. Miller managed a Loan,
Guarantee and Insurance portfolio worth $70B.
|Keynote Gen. Anthony C. Zinni "The Threat Today and Tomorrow"
|Panel: Strategic Communications
Moderator The Honorable Robert Reilly National Defense University
Robert Reilly became a Senior Fellow at the American Foreign Policy Council in 2008 after serving as a member of the
National Defense University faculty with the School for National Security Executive Education (SNSEE). He came to SNSEE
from the Office of the Secretary of Defense, where he served as Senior Advisor for Information Strategy (2002-2006) and
participated in Operation Iraqi Freedom as Senior Advisor to the Iraqi Ministry of Information at the Coalition
Provisional Authority. Before that he was Director of the Voice of America and served in the White House as a Special Assistant to the President.
Zeyno Baran Director, Center for Eurasian Policy Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute
Zeyno Baran is a Hudson Institute Senior Fellow and Director of Hudson's Center for Eurasian Policy. Her current work
focuses on strategies to thwart the spread of radical Islamist ideology in Europe and Eurasia, and to promote democratic
and energy reform processes across Eurasia. For more than a decade, she has written extensively on Caspian oil and gas
pipeline projects, and frequently travels to the region. Baran received a B.A. in political science and an M.A. in
international economic development from Stanford University.
Dr. Walid Phares Senior Fellow, Foundation for the Defense of Democracies
Dr. Walid Phares, a senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, focuses on Middle East history and
politics, global terrorist activities and democratization and human rights. Dr. Phares also leads the foundation's
"Future of Terrorism Project," which considers how the Jihadi-Islamist threat will mutate and what can be done to
defend against more deadly strains of terrorism. He has authored ten books on terrorism and the Middle East. His latest,
The Confrontation: Winning the War Against Future Jihad, was published in 2008.
Steven Monblatt Former OAS and State Department Counterterrorism Official
Steven Monblatt is a counterterrorism expert with a broad geographic and substantive security background. He was the
first Executive Secretary of the Inter-American Committee Against Terrorism at the Organization of American States (OAS),
where he established the Secretariat whose organization and programs have been recognized by the U.N. Counter-Terrorism
Committee as a model for other regional organizations. Before that, he was the Deputy Coordinator of Counter-Terrorism at
the State Department and Professor of Strategic Studies at the National War College.
|Panel: Securing the Homeland
Moderator VADM Jake Jacoby United States Navy (Ret); Executive VP, CACI; Former Director, DIA, J-2 Joint Staff
Executive VP of the National Solutions Group at CACl International Inc. His team has made CACI an industry
leader in supporting America's Intelligence Community and providing solutions for increased information sharing across the
national and homeland security communities. A former Navy Vice Admiral, Mr. Jacoby played a leading role in intelligence
transformation and completed his active duty career as Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency.
The Honorable Eugene R. Sullivan Senior Partner, The Freeh Group; Former Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals
Retired Federal Judge Eugene R. Sullivan was appointed in 1990, by President Bush, as Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of
Appeals (Armed Forces), a position he held for five years. A graduate of West Point, Judge Sullivan earned the Bronze Star
and the Air Medal for service in Vietnam. In 2006 he was installed as a Distinguished Member of the U.S. Army Ranger
Training Brigade. While assigned to the Pentagon he served as General Counsel for the U.S. Air Force. Judge Sullivan is
now a senior partner in the Freeh Group International.
The Honorable David M. Stone Rear Admiral, United States Navy (Ret); Former Asst. Secretary, TSA
Former Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), the Honorable
David M. Stone is currently the President and CEO of The Alacrity Homeland Group - a homeland security and critical
infrastructure protection advisory firm. He serves on various Boards, and is the Vice Chairman of the Board of the Ocean
Security Initiative (OSI) - a non-profit organization focusing on building global public and private partnerships in the Maritime domain.
BG Tom Ragland Army National Guard, (Ret.) CACI Senior VP for Homeland Security Business Development
Tom Ragland is CACI's Senior Vice President for Homeland Security Business Development. He previously served as the
Department of Homeland Security Account Manager for Northrop Grumman IT, and as Director of Operations for DHS, where he
was responsible for the initial ‘START-UP' activities for the office of Protection and Prevention. He also served on
policy coordination committees, supervised the management and production of DHS's first security strategy, and assisted in
developing its operational requirements. Before completing his military career, he served as a security policy analyst for
the Joint Chiefs of Staff on Guard and Reserve Affairs.
|Panel: Global Strategy to Counter Terrorism and Extremism
Moderator Andrew Cochran Co-Chair, Counterterrorism Foundation; Editor, The Counterterrorism Blog
Andrew Cochran is Co-Chairman of The Counterterrorism Foundation and the Founder and Site Editor of The
Counterterrorism Blog. He is also Vice President of GAGE International, a business consulting and government affairs
firm headquartered in Washington, DC. Previously, Mr. Cochran was senior oversight counsel to the U.S. House Committee on
Financial Services, chaired by Rep. Michael Oxley (R-OH), where he was lead counsel for the committee's oversight of
federal money laundering and anti-terrorist financing issues, and in the international efforts to seize and repatriate
Saddam Hussein's hidden assets. He also served in the Office of Inspector General at the Commerce Department in the 1990s,
and as Special Assistant to the Deputy Secretary of Commerce during the Reagan Administration.
Douglas Farah Senior Investigator, NEFA Foundation
Since June 2005 Douglas Farah has been an investigative consultant with the NEFA Foundation and freelance writer on
terror finance and national security issues. For two decades he was an award-winning investigative reporter for The
Washington Post and other publications, covering Latin America and West Africa. Farah's work led him to write Blood
From Stones, the story of al Qaeda's ties to African diamond and weapons networks, and co-wrote Merchant of Death, about Russian arms merchant
Viktor Bout, who was recently captured in Thailand. He is also a contributing expert to The Counterterrorism Blog.
Jose Rodriguez Former Director, NCS, CIA
Jose Rodriguez Jr. is a 31-year veteran of the CIA, where he was Director of the National Clandestine Service and
former Director of the Counterterrorism Center, leading worldwide intelligence collection programs and covert action
operations against terrorist organizations following the fall of the Taliban in Afghanistan after 9/11. He was also a
former Deputy Director of the Counternarcotics Center and Chief of the Latin America Division, served seven overseas
assignments and was Chief of Station four times.
Upon leaving the CIA he became a business intelligence and risk mitigation consultant.
VADM Bert Calland United States Navy (Ret); Former Deputy Director, CIA; Former Deputy Director SOP, NCTC
Bert Calland served 33 years as a Navy SEAL, retiring in 2007 as a Vice Admiral. During his military career he served
as Deputy Director, CIA; Deputy Director for Strategic Operational Planning, NCTC; Commander, Naval Special Warfare
Command; and Commander, Special Operations Command Central where he led over 3000 U.S. and International Special
Operations Forces during the initial stages of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.
Bill Cowan LtCol, United States Marine Corps (Ret); Founder/President WVC3
Bill Cowan is a Fox News Channel contributor and internationally acknowledged expert in terrorism, homeland security,
intelligence and military special operations. A retired Marine Corps officer, LtCol Cowan spent 3½ years in Vietnam, as a
platoon leader at the siege of Khe Sanh, and also running small unit operations in conjunction with the CIA. He was also
one of the first members in the Pentagon's most classified operational counterterrorist unit, the Intelligence Support
Activity. Since 2002, LtCol Cowan has been to Iraq several times, as both a media analyst and as a government operator with his firm WVC3.
|Wrap Up and Way Forward