Brent Scowcroft was an American political advisor. He was the United States National Security Advisor under Presidents Gerald Ford and George H. W. Bush and a Lieutenant General in the United States Air Force. Scowcroft 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, and as Chairman of the President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board under President George W. Bush from 2001 to 2005.
Scowcroft is the founder and president of The Forum for International Policy, a think tank. He is also president of The Scowcroft Group, Inc., an international business consulting firm, and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He co-wrote “A World Transformed” with George H.W. Bush.
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