Jane Harman

President and CEO, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Trustee, The Aspen Institute

Jane Harman is director, president, and CEO of the Woodrow Wilson Center. She served nine terms in Congress (D-CA), serving on all the major security committees. Prior positions include staff director of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Constitutional Rights, deputy cabinet secretary to President Carter, and special counsel to the Defense Department. Harman is a member of the Defense Policy Board, State Department Foreign Policy Board, CIA External Advisory Board, and Director of National Intelligence Senior Advisory Group, and a trustee of the Aspen Institute. She received the Defense Department Medal for Distinguished Service, the CIA Seal Medal, the CIA Director’s Award, and the National Intelligence Distinguished Public Service Medal.

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Increasingly, the most dangerous elements in modern conflicts are not armies but violent, impassioned non-state actors... See more
As the United States approaches the seventh year of its "Global War on Terror," whether or not the US is actually... See more
As more women take office in the US, can we expect to see any shifts in policy? Are their political priorities any... See more
For most of the last half of the 20th century, a combination of various self-regulating and treaty-based,... See more
The Council on Foreign Relations established an independent task force to examine the consequences of dependence on... See more
International security expert Daniel Benjamin, former head of British Intelligence Sir Richard Dearlove, and Rep. Jane... See more

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