Best Practices in National Security Affairs:
The Life and Work of General Andrew J. Goodpaster
Keynote Remarks by:
Lt. Gen. Brent Scowcroft
Chairman Emeritus, International Advisory Board
Personal Reflections by:
A Conversation with:
“The Life and Work of General Andrew J. Goodpaster: Best Practices in National Security Affairs”
Introduced and Moderated by:
President and CEO
Please join the Atlantic Council, in partnership with the Eisenhower Institute, for a special launch event for the book “The Life and Work of General Andrew J. Goodpaster” by C. Richard Nelson.
The event will feature keynote remarks by Lt. Gen. Brent Scowcroft (USAF, Ret.), Former National Security Advisor to Presidents Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush, and a close friend and colleague of GEN Goodpaster. Following this, Susan Eisenhower, Chairman Emeritus of the Eisenhower Institute, will offer personal reflections on GEN Goodpaster. Frederick Kempe, President and CEO of the Atlantic Council, will also moderate a brief conversation with Lewis Sorley, the book’s lead researcher, focusing on the life and outstanding legacy of GEN Goodpaster, his distinctive and exceptional service to his country, and the principled leadership needed to approach complex national security problems.
GEN Andrew J. Goodpaster was one of the US national security community’s towering figures of the 20th century with more than four decades of experience as a soldier and statesman. Throughout his decorated military career, he served as Deputy Commander of Military Assistance Command, Vietnam, NATO's Supreme Allied Commander Europe, and Commander of US European Command. An experienced soldier-scholar who fought in World War II, GEN Goodpaster was also a former Chairman of the Atlantic Council and President of the Eisenhower Institute.
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