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Committee on the Present Danger

ORGANIZATION

Conservative defense policy think tank, founded in 1950, relaunched in 1976, and again in 2004.

Founding Date:
1950

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Ken Adelman
Diplomat
9-Jun-1946   Deputy US Ambassador to the UN, 1981-83
Richard V. Allen
Government
1-Jan-1936   Reagan National Security Advisor
Jose Maria Aznar
Head of State
25-Feb-1953   Prime Minister of Spain, 1996-2004
William E. Brock
Politician
23-Nov-1930   US Secretary of Labor, 1985-87
William Casey
Spy
13-Mar-1913 29-Jan-1987 CIA Director, 1981-87
James B. Conant
Educator
26-Mar-1893 11-Feb-1978 President of Harvard, 1933-53
Midge Decter
Journalist
25-Jul-1927   Neoconservative maven
Joseph E. diGenova
Government
c. 1945   US Attorney, District of Columbia, 1983-88
Steve Forbes
Business
18-Jul-1947   Owner and publisher of Forbes magazine
Frank Gaffney
Columnist
5-Apr-1953   Prominent neocon
Newt Gingrich
Politician
17-Jun-1943   Speaker of the House, 1995-99
Victor Davis Hanson
Historian
5-Sep-1953   Carnage and Culture
Vaclav Havel
Head of State
5-Oct-1936 18-Dec-2011 Playwright President of Czechia
Max Kampelman
Diplomat
7-Nov-1920   US Ambassador to the CSCE
Jeane Kirkpatrick
Government
19-Nov-1926 7-Dec-2006 Reagan's UN Ambassador
Jon Kyl
Politician
25-Apr-1942   US Senator from Arizona
John F. Lehman
Politician
14-Sep-1942   9-11 Commission member
Joseph Lieberman
Politician
24-Feb-1942   US Senator from Connecticut
Clare Boothe Luce
Politician
10-Apr-1903 9-Oct-1987 Congresswoman, wife of Henry R. Luce
Clifford D. May
Activist
c. 1951   Foundation for the Defense of Democracies
Andrew C. McCarthy
Pundit
?   National Review Online
Ed Meese
Government
2-Dec-1931   Attorney General under Reagan, 1985-88
Paul Nitze
Diplomat
16-Jan-1907 19-Oct-2004 US cold warrior
Michael Novak
Religion
9-Sep-1933   The Spirit of Democratic Capitalism
Mark Palmer
Diplomat
1941   US Ambassador to Hungary, 1986-90
Richard Perle
Government
16-Sep-1941   Prince of Darkness
Daniel Pipes
Government
9-Sep-1949   Influential neocon
Danielle Pletka
Pundit
12-Jun-1963   American Enterprise Institute
Norman Podhoretz
Author
16-Jan-1930   Prominent neocon author
Ronald Reagan
Head of State
6-Feb-1911 5-Jun-2004 40th US President, 1981-89
Peter R. Rosenblatt
Attorney
4-Sep-1933   Washington attorney
Nina Rosenwald
Philanthropist
?   Sears Roebuck heiress
Eugene Victor Rostow
Educator
25-Aug-1913 25-Nov-2002 Dean of Yale Law School, 1955-65
Donald Rumsfeld
Government
9-Jul-1932   US Secretary of Defense, 1975-77 and 2001-06
Richard Scaife
Activist
3-Jul-1932   The Republican George Soros
Randy Scheunemann
Government
?   Committee for the Liberation of Iraq
Albert Shanker
Labor Leader
14-Sep-1928 22-Feb-1997 American Federation of Teachers
John H. Shenefield
Attorney
23-Jan-1930   Morgan Lewis
George Shultz
Government
13-Dec-1920   US Secretary of State, 1982-89
Stephen Solarz
Politician
12-Sep-1940 29-Nov-2010 Congressman from New York, 1975-93
Raymond Tanter
Scholar
?   Iran Policy Committee founder
Kenneth R. Timmerman
Journalist
4-Nov-1953   Foundation for Democracy in Iran
Victoria Toensing
Pundit
16-Oct-1941   Washington lawyer
Emmett Tyrrell
Columnist
1943   Publisher, The American Spectator
Ben Wattenberg
Pundit
26-Aug-1933   Think Tank moderator
John C. Whitehead
Business
2-Apr-1922   US Deputy Secretary of State, 1985-89
Elie Wiesel
Activist
30-Sep-1928   Anti-Holocaust and human-rights activist
Edward Bennett Williams
Attorney
31-May-1920 13-Aug-1988 Washington Superlawyer
Richard S. Williamson
Diplomat
9-May-1949   Special Envoy to Sudan
James Woolsey
Government
21-Sep-1941   CIA Director, 1993-95


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