FORA.tv Speaker - Stephen Hadley
The Honorable Stephen Hadley was the 21st U.S. assistant to the President for national security affairs, serving under President George W. Bush. He had been assistant to the President and deputy national security advisor from January 22, 2001. He is currently a senior advisor for international affairs at the United States Institute for Peace in Washington, DC. Mr. Hadley served as a senior foreign and defense policy advisor to then-Governor Bush during the 2000 presidential campaign and worked in the Bush-Cheney transition on the National Security Council. Previous to this position, he was a partner in the Washington, DC law firm of Shea & Gardner and a principal in the Scowcroft Group, Inc., an international consulting firm. Previously, Mr. Hadley served in a variety of other capacities in the defense and national security field, including serving from 1986 to 1987 as counsel to the special review board established by President Ronald Reagan to inquire into U.S. arms sales to Iran, as a member of the National Security Council staff under President Gerald Ford from 1974 to 1977, and as an analyst for the comptroller of the Department of Defense from 1972 to 1974. He received a bachelor’s degree in government from Cornell University in 1969. He later received a juris doctorate from Yale Law School and served as an officer in the United States Navy from 1972 to 1975.
11.22.09 | 01:15:23 min
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