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Kenneth A. Moskow Memorial Lecture

Kenneth A. Moskow Memorial Lecture

The Kenneth A. Moskow Memorial Lecture on Homeland Security and Counterterrorism honors the memory of longtime CFR member Kenneth A. Moskow. At the time of his death in 2008, Moskow was president of American Venture Corporation, a real estate development company with projects in the United States, Mexico, and Central America. For most of his professional life, however, Moskow worked in the Clandestine Service of the Central Intelligence Agency, first as an undercover operations officer in southern Europe and the eastern Mediterranean and later in senior positions at the Counterterrorism Center and as a field station chief. This series is made possible by a generous bequest from Moskow, whose intent was to establish an annual meeting at CFR to bring together the leaders of the intelligence community and promote discussion on critical issues in counterterrorism.

Moskow Lectures

November 2017

Kenneth A. Moskow Memorial Lecture on Homeland Security and Counterterrorism

Speaker: Michael Pompeo, Director, Central Intelligence Agency

Presider: Richard N. Haass, President, Council on Foreign Relations

Council on Foreign Relations
58 East 68th Street
New York, NY 10065

November 3, 2017
8:30 a.m.–9:15 a.m. Breakfast
9:15 a.m.–10:15 a.m. Meeting

This meeting was not for attribution. This meeting took place as part of the Twenty-Second Annual Term Member Conference in New York on November 2 and 3, 2017.

May 2017

Kenneth A. Moskow Memorial Lecture on Homeland Security and Counterterrorism

Speakers: Michael Chertoff, Executive Chairman and Cofounder, Chertoff Group; Former Secretary, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (2005—2009); Jeh C. Johnson, Partner, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP; Former Secretary, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (2013—2017)

Presider: Karen J. Greenberg, Director, Center on National Security, Fordham Law School

Council on Foreign Relations
58 East 68th Street
New York, NY 10065

May 5, 2017
12:30 p.m.–1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. Meeting

This meeting is not for attribution.

March 2016

Kenneth A. Moskow Memorial Lecture on Homeland Security and Counterterrorism

Speaker: Lisa O. Monaco, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, White House

Presider: Kenneth L. Wainstein, Partner, Cadwalader, Wishersham & Taft

Council on Foreign Relations
1777 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006

March 7, 2016
12:00 p.m.–12:30 p.m. Lunch
12:30 p.m.–1:30 p.m. Meeting

This meeting is not for attribution.

March 2015

Kenneth A. Moskow Memorial Lecture on Homeland Security and Counterterrorism

Speaker: James R. Clapper Jr., Director of National Intelligence

Presider: Frances Fragos Townsend, Executive Vice President, MacAndrews & Forbes, Inc.

Council on Foreign Relations
58 East 68th Street
New York, NY 10065

March 2, 2015

12:30–1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00–2:00 p.m. Meeting

This meeting is not for attribution.

December 2013

Kenneth A. Moskow Memorial Lecture on Homeland Security and Counterterrorism with Keith B. Alexander

Speaker: Keith B. Alexander, Commander, U.S. Cyber Command; Director, National Security Agency / Chief, Central Security Service

PresiderZoë Baird, President, Markle Foundation; Member, Board of Directors, Council on Foreign Relations

Council on Foreign Relations
58 East 68th Street
New York, NY 10065

December 9, 2013

12:30–1:00 p.m. - Lunch
1:00–2:00 p.m. - Meeting

This meeting is not for attribution.

June 2012

Kenneth A. Moskow Memorial Lecture on Homeland Security and Counterterrorism with Admiral William H. McRaven

Speaker: William H. McRaven, Commander, U.S. Special Operations Command

Presider: Charlie Rose, Executive Editor and Anchor, Charlie Rose; Anchor, CBS This Morning

Council on Foreign Relations
58 East 68th Street
New York, NY 10065

June 28, 2012
12:30–1:00 p.m. - Lunch
1:00–2:00 p.m. - Meeting

This meeting is not for attribution.

June 2011

Kenneth A. Moskow Memorial Lecture on Homeland Security and Counterterrorism

Speakers: Richard A. Falkenrath, Shelby Cullom and Kathryn Davis Adjunct Senior Fellow for Counterterrorism and Homeland Security, Council on Foreign Relations; Jessica E. Stern, Writer and Former Director of Russian, Ukrainian, and Eurasian Affairs, National Security Council

Presider: Les Gelb, President Emeritus, Council on Foreign Relations

American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY 10024

June 17, 2011
7:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. 

This meeting is not for attribution. This meeting took place as part of the 2011 National Conference.

March 2010

Kenneth A. Moskow Memorial Lecture on Homeland Security and Counterterrorism

Speaker: John O. Brennan, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism

PresiderJami Miscik, President and Vice Chairman, Kissinger Associates, Inc.

Council on Foreign Relations
58 East 68th Street
New York, NY 10065

March 31, 2010
6:00 p.m.–6:30 p.m. Reception
6:30 p.m.–7:15 p.m. Dinner
7:15 p.m.–8:30 p.m. Meeting

This meeting is not for attribution.