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David M. Abshire
C. Kenneth Allard
George Bush
Edwin Dorn
Michael Duffy
George C. Edwards III
Howard D. Graves
John Robert Greene
Richard N. Haass
J. Bryan Hehir, SJ
Cragg Hines
Robert E. Hunter
Thomas Patrick Melady
Thomas R. Pickering
Gilbert A. Robinson
Peter W. Rodman
Bill Slatter
Gordon Streeb
Shirley Anne Warshaw

Presidential Decision-Making & U.S. Interventions


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Peter W. Rodman

Peter W. Rodman is Director of National Security Programs at the Nixon Center, and a Senior Editor of National Review.

Mr. Rodman served as a Deputy Assistant to President Reagan for National Security Affairs (Foreign Policy) from March 1986 to January 1987 and then, until September 1990, under Presidents Reagan and Bush, as Special Assistant for National Security Affairs and NSC Counselor. From April 1984 to March 1986, he was Director of the Department of State Policy Planning Staff, advising Secretary of State George P. Shultz.

In the Nixon and Ford Administrations, from August 1969 to January 1977, Mr. Rodman was a member of the National Security Council staff and a special assistant to Dr. Henry A. Kissinger. From 1972 to 1977 he took part in nearly all of Dr. Kissinger's negotiations and missions. From January 1977 to March 1983, he was a Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. He was principal research and editorial assistant to Dr. Kissinger in the preparation of his memoirs, and was Director of Research for Kissinger Associates, Inc.

He is a member of the Board of Trustees of Freedom House, Vice President and member of the Board of Directors of the World Affairs Council of Washington, DC, and a Fellow of the Johns Hopkins Foreign Policy Institute.


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