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Scowcroft, Brent

Overview
Works: 130 works in 248 publications in 2 languages and 11,279 library holdings
Genres: Television news programs  Television press conferences  History  Sources  Biography  Documentary films  Biographical films  Conference papers and proceedings  Nonfiction films  Television panel discussions 
Roles: Speaker, Interviewee, Author, Other, Compiler, Editor, Commentator
Classifications: PN4784.P69, 327.73009049
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Brent Scowcroft
The Tower Commission report : the full text of the President's Special Review Board by United States( Book )

8 editions published in 1987 in English and Italian and held by 1,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America and the world : conversations on the future of American foreign policy by Zbigniew Brzezinski( Book )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The status of the United States as a world power, and the nature of power itself, are at a historic turning point, a time when the nation's decisions could determine how long it remains a superpower. It is essential that we understand and adapt to the new security environment in which we find ourselves. Zbigniew Brzezinski and Brent Scowcroft, both former National Security Advisors under markedly different administrations, dissect, in moderated conversations, the most significant foreign policy challenges facing the U.S.: the Middle East, Russia, China, Europe, the developing world, the changing nature of power in a globalized world, and what Brzezinski has called the "global political awakening." While one author is a Republican and the other a Democrat, they broadly agree on the need to adapt to a new international environment. Where they disagree, their exchanges are always both deeply informed and provocative.--From publisher description
Military service in the United States( Book )

4 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man nobody knew( Visual )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the hidden life of legendary CIA director William Colby, who defied presidential orders and revealed the CIA's secrets to Congress
Western interests and U.S. policy options in the Caribbean Basin : report of the Atlantic Council's Working Group on the Caribbean Basin( Book )

7 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet the press( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On this edition of Meet the Press: Garrick Utley, Elizabeth Drew, and Tim Russert for a panel to discuss ongoing budget and income tax issues with Senator George Mitchell
In the wake of war : improving U.S. post-conflict capabilities : report of an independent task force sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations by Samuel R Berger( Book )

10 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Council-sponsored, independent Task Force points out that nation-building is not just a humanitarian concern, but a critical national security priority that should be on par with war-fighting and urges the United States to equalize the importance of the two. The report argues that the United States must acknowledge that war-fighting has two important dimensions: winning the war and winning the peace. The Task Force, cochaired by former national security advisers Samuel R. Berger and Brent Scowcroft and directed by retired Army Major General William L. Nash, finds that to succeed, initial military combat operations require advance planning and a substantial commitment of money and manpower. The same is true for the subsequent phase of conflict, commonly called nation-building, and known inside the Pentagon as "stabilization and reconstruction." The failure to take this phase of conflict as seriously as initial combat operations has had serious consequences for the United States, not just in Iraq but, more broadly, for international efforts to stabilize and rebuild nations after conflict. The U.S. government is currently poorly organized for the task of nation-building. The higher priority now accorded to nation-building has yet to be matched by a comprehensive policy or institutional capacity within the U.S. government to engage successfully in stabilization and reconstruction missions, the report says. The Task Force calls on the president to make it clear that building America's capability to conduct stabilization and reconstruction operations will be a top foreign policy priority. The report recommends concrete ways for the Bush administration to reorganize to take on these challenges, including giving greater authority to the State Department
Toward greater peace and security in Colombia : forging a constructive U.S. policy : report of an independent task force( Book )

7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colombia's rampant lawlessness, insecurity, and corruption represent one of the major threats to democracy and economic progress in Latin America. The stakes are that high, according to this independent Task Force report. Cochaired by Senator Bob Graham and General Brent Scowcroft, the Task Force recommends a four-point strategy to respond to the deteriorating situation. Toward Greater Peace and Security in Colombia calls for a multi-track approach that supports Colombia's efforts to achieve peace and reconciliation by helping to professionalize the country's military forces, curtail widespread human rights abuses, strengthen political, judicial, and social reform efforts, and restore the economy
Defending peace and freedom : toward strategic stability in the year 2000 by Brent Scowcroft( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Resultatet af et møde om strategisk stabilitet i fremtiden
Condoleezza Rice( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As National Security Advisor, she has one of the most demanding and important jobs on earth. As one of the few African Americans to hold a high position in the Bush administration, she is both an inspiration and a lightning rod for controversy. Condoleezza is the first woman to hold the post of National Security Advisor, she is an accomplished pianist and hopes one day to be commissioner of the National Football League. For now, however, her time is devoted to the evolving fight against terror and sifting the many conflicting views on the issue in order to present them clearly and concisely to President Bush
U.S. nuclear weapons policy : confronting today's threats( Book )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The report notes that in the near term nuclear weapons will remain a fundamental element of U.S. national security. For this reason it emphasizes the importance of maintaining a safe, secure, and reliable deterrent nuclear force and makes recommendations on this front. The report also offers measures to advance important goals such as preventing nuclear terrorism and bolstering the nuclear nonproliferation regime -- foreword (ix)
American interests in South Asia : building a grand strategy in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India by Nicholas Burns and Jonathon Price( Book )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American Interests in South Asia: Building a Grand Strategy in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India, is the latest in a series of policy books stemming from the Aspen Strategy Group's annual summer workshop. The book contains a collection of commissioned papers that provide an intensive exploration of the interconnected national security challenges posed by the events in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India. Chapters focus on the lessons from history and balance of power in the region, the current strategy in Afghanistan, the effect of American foreign assistance and private sector development, and the implications for the United States of India-Pakistan relations Together, these chapters seek to further collective understanding of the current issues facing the region and help policymakers find a way to cope with what has become one of America's most pressing security problems
Meet the press( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On this edition of Meet the Press: Senator Henry M. Jackson discusses NATO
Securing cyberspace : a new domain for national security( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a collection of papers commissioned for the 2011 Aspen Strategy Group workshop, a bipartisan meeting of top national security experts. The papers examine the complexities of the emerging cyber threat, as well as the possibilities -- and inherent challenges -- of crafting effective domestic and international cyber policy. Authors explore topics such as the economic impact of cyber crime, cyber as a new dimension of warfare, the revolutionary potential of internet freedom, and the future realities the United States will face in the new age of heightened internet connectivity
Foreign policy, military strategy and defense management by Brent Scowcroft( Book )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet the press( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On this edition of Meet the Press: Ambassador Paul Bremer discusses his new book about is time in Iraq; John McWhorter, Taylor Branch, and Marian Wright Edelman discuss the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr
The crisis with Russia( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Differentiated containment : U.S. policy toward Iran and Iraq, report of an independent task force sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations by Zbigniew Brzezinski( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since World War II, the United States has identified the security and stability of the Gulf region as a vital national interest. This publication presents two documents. The first, Differentiated Containment: U.S. Policy Toward Iran and Iraq, is the report of the Cochairs of an Independent Task Force sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations. The report, by Zbigniew Brzezinski and Brent Scowcroft, serves as the Statement of the Task Force and also appeared in the May/June 1997 issue of Foreign Affairs. The second document, Gulf Stability and Security and Its Implications for U.S. Foreign Policy, contains the Statement and Recommendations of an Independent Study Group also sponsored by the Council. As defined in these two documents, the Gulf region includes Iran, Iraq, and the members states of the Gulf Cooperation Council--Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and theUnited Arab Emirates. The Task Force met four times in 1996-97. Its Co-Chairs traveled to the region in March 1997 to make their first-hand review of the situation. The Study Group met seven times in 1996, and its deliberations were summarized in a report drafted by Dr. Shibley Telhami of Cornell University. Neither group achieved a full consensus on how the United States might better assist in maintaining Gulf security and stability, and some significant dissenting opinions have been noted. The groups' reports provide a number of recommendations for Washington's consideration that we hope will receive serious attention. For those interested in examining the context of current U.S.policy toward the Gulf, the Background Materials section of this publication provides a variety of primary sources. They include official documents and statements of the U.N. Security Council and the U.S. government; a Foreign Affairs article by Anthony Lake, assistant to the president for national security affairs from 1993 to 1997; an article on Iran by an Israeli defense analyst; a press interview with the German foreign minister concerning the German court verdict in the so-called Mykonos case; excerpts from the March 1997 communique, of the foreign ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council; and a summary of a recent conference on Gulf security held in Abu Dhabi
A world transformed by George Bush( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The former president and his national security adviser share their thoughts on the tumultuous international events of his administration, from the collapse of the Soviet Union and the reunification of Germany to the Gulf War
A world transformed by George Bush( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former President Bush and his national security advisor, Brent Scowcroft, tell the story of tumultuous years. Here are behind-the-scenes accounts of critical meetings in the White House and of summit conferences in Europe and the United States, interspersed with excerpts from Mr. Bush's diary. We are given fresh and intriguing views of world leaders such as Mikhail Gorbachev, Boris Yeltsin, Margaret Thatcher, Helmut Kohl, and Francois Mitterrand - and witness the importance of personal relationships in diplomacy. There is the dramatic description of how President Bush put together the alliance against Saddam Hussein in the Gulf War. There are the intensive diplomatic exchanges with Beijing following the events of Tiananmen Square, and the intricate negotiations leading up to German reunification. And there is the sometimes poignant, sometimes grim portrayal of Gorbachev's final years in power
 
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America and the world : conversations on the future of American foreign policy
Alternative Names
Brent Scowcroft Amerikaans officier

Brent Scowcroft US-amerikanischer Generalleutnant, Militärassistent von Präsident Richard Nixon, Sicherheitsberater der Präsidenten Gerald Ford und George Bush

Brent Soukroft

Μπρεντ Σκόουκροφτ

Скоукрофт, Брент

ברנט סקוקרופט

برنت اسکاوکرافت

برنت سكوكروفت

ブレント・スコウクロフト

布倫特·斯考克羅夫特

斯考克罗夫特

Languages
English (111)

Italian (1)

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In the wake of war : improving U.S. post-conflict capabilities : report of an independent task force sponsored by the Council on Foreign RelationsToward greater peace and security in Colombia : forging a constructive U.S. policy : report of an independent task forceU.S. nuclear weapons policy : confronting today's threatsDifferentiated containment : U.S. policy toward Iran and Iraq, report of an independent task force sponsored by the Council on Foreign RelationsA world transformedA world transformedBrent Scowcroft : internationalism and post-Vietnam War American foreign policy