March 29, 2016

Report: Next president needs to start national security planning now

Featuring Michèle Flournoy

Source: Military Times

Journalist Leo Shane III

The next commander in chief won’t have time to slowly ease into the foreign policy turmoil facing America right now, one prominent defense expert is warning.

Michele Flournoy, former under secretary of defense for policy and current CEO of Center for a New American Security, notes in the think tank's latest "Papers for the Next President" series that conflicts in the Middle East, Eastern Europe and Asia will require the incoming president -- whoever that is -- to start work as soon as the election is decided.

Read the full article in Military Times.


  • Michèle Flournoy

    Chair, CNAS Board of Directors, Co-founder and Managing Partner, WestExec Advisors

    Michèle Flournoy is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of WestExec Advisors, and former Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Center for a New American Security (CNAS), w...