Task Force on the United Nations

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Task Force on the United Nations

"In December 2004, at the request of Rep. Frank Wolf (R-VA), Congress directed the United States Institute of Peace to establish a Task Force on the United Nations. The twelve-member bipartisan Task Force, chaired by former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and former Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell, cooperated with the support of leading public policy organizations to assess reforms that would enable the UN to better meet the goals of its 1945 charter and offer Congress an actionable agenda to strengthen the UN." [1]

Members of the Task Force (November 2005)

  • Newt Gingrich, Former Speaker of the House of Representatives (Co-Chair) - CEO, Gingrich Group
  • George J. Mitchell, Former Majority Leader of the Senate (Co-Chair) -Chairman, DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary, LLP
  • Wesley K. Clark, Gen. U.S. Army (Ret.) - Chairman and CEO, Wesley K. Clark & Associates
  • Edwin J. Feulner - President, The Heritage Foundation
  • Roderick M. Hills - Partner, Hills & Stern, LLP
  • Donald McHenry, Ambassador (Ret.) - Distinguished Professor, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University
  • Thomas R. Pickering, Ambassador (Ret.) - Senior Vice President, International Relations, The Boeing Company
  • Danielle Pletka - Vice President, Foreign and Defense Policy, American Enterprise Institute
  • Anne-Marie Slaughter - Dean, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University
  • A. Michael Spence - Partner, Oak Hills Capital Partners
  • Malcolm Wallop, U.S. Senator (Ret.) - Senior Fellow, Asian Studies Center, Heritage Foundation
  • R. James Woolsey - Vice President, Global Strategic Security, Booz Allen Hamilton

Senior Advisers

Source (pdf)