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Lieutenant General Brent Scowcroft KBE (born March 19, 1925 in Ogden, Utah), USAF (Ret.) was the United States National Security Advisor under Presidents Gerald Ford and George H. W. Bush. He also served as Military Assistant to President Richard Nixon and as Deputy Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs in the Nixon and Ford administrations. He also served as Chairman of the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board under President George W. Bush from 2001 to 2005. Lieutenant General is a military rank used in many countries. ... Commanders Badge of the Order of the British Empire The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is an order of chivalry established on 4 June 1917 by George V. The Order includes five classes in civil and military divisions, in order of seniority: Knight or Dame Grand Cross... Jump to: navigation, search March 19 is the 78th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (79th in leap years). ... Jump to: navigation, search 1925 was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search Ogden sign over Washington Boulevard at the Ogden River; toward downtown John Moses Browning (January 21, 1855 – November 26, 1926), born in Ogden, Utah, was an American firearms designer who developed many varieties of weapons which were used in the U.S. military for decades in... Seal of the Air Force. ... The Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, commonly referred to as the National Security Advisor, serves as the chief advisor to the President of the United States on national security issues. ... Jump to: navigation, search Gerald Rudolph Ford, Jr. ... Jump to: navigation, search George Herbert Walker Bush (born June 12, 1924) was the 41st President of the United States (1989–1993). ... In the British Armed Forces and those derived from them, an officer appointed to the personal office of a general officer. ... Jump to: navigation, search Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) was the thirty-seventh President of the United States, serving from 1969 to 1974. ... A chairman is the presiding officer of a meeting, organization, committee, or other deliberative body. ... The Presidents Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board (PFIAB) is part of the Executive Office of the President of the United States. ... Jump to: navigation, search George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States and a former Governor of the State of Texas. ... Jump to: navigation, search 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Jump to: navigation, search 2005 (MMV) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Prior to joining the Bush administration, Scowcroft was Vice Chairman of Kissinger Associates, Inc. He is the founder and president of The Forum for International Policy, a think tank. Scowcroft is also president of The Scowcroft Group, Inc., an international business consulting firm. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. The Forum for International Policy is a non-profit, non-partisan brain trust of nationally-recognized foreign policy experts. ... This article is about the institution. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Scowcroft Group, an international advisory company is managed by Brent Scowcroft, former National Security Advisor to U.S. President George H.W. Bush and Gerald Ford. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is a think tank which describes itself as dedicated to increasing Americas understanding of the world and contributing ideas to U.S. foreign policy. ...


In the course of his military career, Scowcroft held positions in the Organization of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Headquarters of the U.S. Air Force, and the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs. Other assignments included faculty positions at the U. S. Air Force Academy and the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, and Assistant Air Attache in the American Embassy in Belgrade, Yugoslavia. Joint Chiefs of Staff symbol The Joint Chiefs of Staff (JSC) is a panel comprising the highest-ranking members of each major branch of the armed services in any particular country. ... Seal of the Air Force. ... Alternate meanings: West Point (disambiguation). ... American Embassy may refer to any one of a number of embassies maintained by the United States. ... Jump to: navigation, search This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Jump to: navigation, search Yugoslavia (Jugoslavija in all south Slavic languages, in Cyrillic Југославија) is a term used for three separate but successive political entities that existed during most of the 20th century on the Balkan Peninsula in Europe. ...


Scowcroft has chaired or served on a number of policy advisory councils, including the President's General Advisory Committee on Arms Control, the President's Commission on Strategic Forces, the President's Blue Ribbon Commission on Defense Management, the Defense Policy Board, and the President's Special Review Board (Tower Commission) investigating the Iran-Contra affair. Commissioned on November 26, 1986 by President Reagan, the Tower Commission was in response to the Iran Contra scandal. ... Jump to: navigation, search A TIME Magazine cover of Oliver Norths testifying in front of the U.S. Congress. ...


Scowcroft was a leading Republican critic of U.S. policy towards Iraq before and after the 2003 invasion of Iraq. [1] [2] [3] [4]. Scowcroft was criticized by others for his egregiously bad predictions on the Afghanistan War following 9/11. Jump to: navigation, search This article covers invasion specifics. ...


Scowcroft had an aeronautical rating as a pilot and has numerous military decorations and awards. In addition, President Bush presented him with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1991. In 1993, he was presented with the insignia of an Honorary KBE by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth at Buckingham Palace. The Presidential Medal of Freedom The Presidential Medal of Freedom is one of the two highest civilian awards in the United States, considered the equivalent of the Congressional Gold Medal of Honor. ... Commanders Badge of the Order of the British Empire The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is an order of chivalry established on 4 June 1917 by George V. The Order includes five classes in civil and military divisions, in decreasing order of seniority: Knight or Dame Grand... Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor), born 21 April 1926) is the Queen regnant of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Jamaica, Barbados, the Bahamas, Grenada, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Antigua and Barbuda... Jump to: navigation, search Buckingham Palace and the Victoria Memorial. ...


He received his undergraduate degree and commission into the Army Air Forces from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. He has an M.A. and Ph.D. from Columbia University. Alternate meanings: West Point (disambiguation). ... Jump to: navigation, search Columbia University is a private university in the Morningside Heights neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City. ...


He co-wrote A World Transformed with George H.W. Bush. This book described what it was like to be in the White House during the end of the Cold War, as the Soviet Union collapsed in the early 1990s. A World Transformed is a book by George H. W. Bush in which he explains why he didnt have the US conquer Iraq at the end of the earlier Gulf war: Extending the ground war into an occupation of Iraq . ... Jump to: navigation, search The southern side of the White House The White House is the official residence and principal workplace of the President of the United States. ... Jump to: navigation, search For the generic term for a high-tension struggle between countries, see cold war (war). ...


Scowcroft is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, otherwise known as the Mormons. The temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints located in Salt Lake City, Utah is the largest attraction in the citys Temple Square. ... The term Mormon is a colloquial name, most-often used to refer to members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). ...


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Preceded by:
Henry Kissinger
National Security Advisor
19741977
Succeeded by:
Zbigniew Brzezinski
Preceded by:
Colin Powell
National Security Advisor
19891993
Succeeded by:
Anthony Lake

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Brent Scowcroft - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (409 words)
Lieutenant General Brent Scowcroft KBE (born 19 March 1925 in Ogden, Utah), USAF (Ret.) was the United States National Security Advisor under Presidents Gerald Ford and George H. Bush.
Scowcroft has chaired or served on a number of policy advisory councils, including the President's General Advisory Committee on Arms Control, the President's Commission on Strategic Forces, the President's Blue Ribbon Commission on Defense Management, the Defense Policy Board, and the President's Special Review Board (Tower Commission) investigating the Iran-Contra affair.
Scowcroft was a leading Republican critic of U.S. policy towards Iraq before and after the 2003 invasion of Iraq.
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