The establishment of a significant new effort to define a new approach to American and international security, The American Security Project, will be announced in Washington Wednesday morning at the National Press Club.
This Project is committed to creative and forward-looking new approaches to national security based upon the most effective military forces in the world, affordable force structures, respect for our military institutions and traditions, old alliances and new coalitions, and an understanding of security appropriate to a new century and a new age.
The American Security Project board of directors is composed of respected military leaders, recognized foreign policy and security policy experts, and former elected officials of both political parties. The board and an experienced staff of security experts are committed to innovative approaches. based on historic American Constitutional principles, to new security challenges and to diplomatic and political opportunities to reduce threats and prevent them from arising.
The results of the Project's research and position papers, its polling data, and its security proposals will be provided to both political parties, their candidates for public office, and to the public at large. It is our purpose to advance the public discussion of national and international security beyond stale Cold War categories and cliche. To paraphrase Lincoln, as our causes are new so must we think anew.
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American Security Project