Admiral Dennis C. Blair
Former Director of National Intelligence
1/28: This event is now at capacity and registration is closed.
The United States and Japan, on the one hand, and China, on the other, are all dealing with major domestic challenges as they continue to cooperate and confront each other on a range of issues. Admiral Blair will discuss the current situation in East Asia and prospects for the future.
Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company
5:30 pm - Networking Reception
6:00 - 7:15pm - Talk and Q+A
About Admiral Dennis C. Blair
Admiral Dennis C. Blair served as Director of National Intelligence from January 2009 to May 2010. He led sixteen national intelligence agencies, administering a budget of $50 billion and providing integrated intelligence support to the president, Congress, and operations in the field. Prior to this appointment, he held the John M. Shalikashvili Chair in National Security Studies with the National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) and served as Deputy Director of the Project for National Security Reform.
Before retiring from the Navy in 2002, Admiral Blair served as Commander in Chief of U.S. Pacific Command, the largest of the combatant commands. During his 34-year Navy career, he served on guided missile destroyers in both the Atlantic and Pacific fleets and commanded the Kitty Hawk Battle Group. Ashore, he served as Director of the Joint Staff and held budget and policy positions on the National Security Council and several major Navy staffs.
Admiral Blair is active as a director and advisor to many organizations globally, such as NBR’s Pacific Energy Summit, The Commission on the Theft of American Intellectual Property and The Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA. From 2003 to 2006, Admiral Blair was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Institute for Defense Analyses.
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