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August 31, 2011
12:30 pm to 2:30 pm

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Center for American Progress
1333 H St. NW, 10th Floor
Washington, DC, USA

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Panel: A Unified Security Budget for the United States

Learn how unifying the budgets of the Departments of Defense, Homeland Security, and State could improve the current budgetary imbalance between military and non-military security tools.

Unified Security BudgetPlease join keynote speaker Thomas R. Nides, Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources, for a discussion of the Obama administration's national security budget. Deputy Nides has been at the forefront of pushing for new, innovative budget measures for State and USAID operations.

Following Deputy Nides' remarks, featured panelists and IPS Fellow Miriam Pemberton and CAP Fellow Lawrence Korb will discuss a new report on the FY 2012 Unified Security Budget.This report argues that combining the budgets of the Departments of Defense, Homeland Security, and State into one Unified Security Budget would enable us to rebalance our security portfolio and better protect American interests at home and abroad. CAP senior fellow Richard Verma will moderate the discussion.

Keynote speaker:
Thomas R. Nides, Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources, Department of State

Featured panelists:

  • Lawrence J. Korb, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress
  • Miriam Pemberton, Research Fellow, Institute for Policy Studies

Moderated by:
Richard Verma, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress; former Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of Legislative Affairs

Coffee will be served at 9:00 a.m.

Pleae RSVP for this event or get more information by calling 202-682-1611.