May 07, 2015

Seizing Strategic Opportunity Through Trade

Featuring Michèle Flournoy

Source: The White House - NSC Blog

Journalist Caroline Atkinson

Trade policy is typically viewed just through an economic lens.  

But guess what? Trade policy is also at the core of our strategy to keep America and our allies safe.  

“Trade,” wrote former National Security Advisor General James Jones last month, “runs right to the heart of international security in the 21st century. By leading on trade, the United States tightens our bonds with allies around the globe, strengthens our influence in would-be hotspots, and fosters greater global stability through expanding economic cooperation.”

Read the full post on the White House's National Security Council blog.


  • 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...