Brent Scowcroft


Brent Scowcroft is the president and founder of the Scowcroft Group. He served as a national-security adviser to presidents Gerald Ford and George H. W. Bush. He is a member of The National Interest's Advisory Council.

Recent Posts

A World in Transformation

The world we know is changing. The result is an uneasy mixture of the traditional Westphalian state system and the forces of globalization. Until we find a balance between them, this is a recipe for drift, transition and increasing chaos.

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The Dispensable Nation?

Even though the United States has lost its Cold War–era aura of "specialness", the world still needs U.S. leadership.

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In the Wake of War

America shouldn't forget that the other half of regime change is building a new regime.

Brent ScowcroftSamuel R. Berger