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Lawrence Korb, Former Assistant Secretary of Defense, to Speak

Dr. Lawrence J. Korb, former United States Assistant Secretary of Defense in the Reagan administration, will give the presentation “A New National Security Strategy in an Age of Terrorists, Tyrants and Weapons of Mass Destruction” at Frostburg State University on Tuesday, April 20, at 2 p.m. in the Lane University Center’s Alice R. Manicur Assembly Hall.

Korb is an expert on national security, arms control and the U.S. defense budget. He currently holds the positions of adjunct senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and senior fellow at the Center for American Progress. Previously, he served as vice president and director of studies at the Council on Foreign Relations from 1988 – 2002. He was also a senior fellow in the Foreign Policy Studies Program and directed the Center for Public Policy Education for the Brookings Institution. He served as dean of the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh, from 1986 – 1988 and is a former advisor FSU’s International Studies program.

Korb is a frequent contributor to foreign affairs and national security journals and guest columnist for several national newspapers. He is the author of many books including “A New National Security Strategy…” (2003); “American National Security: Policy and Process” (1993); “The Fall and Rise of the Pentagon” (1979) and “The Joint Chiefs of Staff: The First Twenty-five Years” (1976).

The program at FSU, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by the Department of Political Science and the Office of the Provost.

For more information on the program, please contact Dr. Steve Twing, Department of Political Science, at 301-687-3097 or John Bowman, Office of the Provost, at 301-687-4211.

FSU is committed to making all of its programs, services and activities accessible to persons with disabilities. You may request accommodations through the ADA Compliance Office at 301-687-4102, TDD 301-687-7955.

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