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Lengyel at Eisenhower Awards gala

Business Leaders Honor General Joseph Lengyel and Roger Staubach

October 17, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 17, 2018 CONTACT:James NEW YORK – To a crowd of over 500 industry and national security leaders on Wednesday evening, the nonprofit Business Executives for National…

We Can’t Keep this Crucial Foreign Investment Panel in the Dark

January 25, 2018

By: General Norton A. Schwartz, USAF (ret.) & Ivan A. Schlager In 1988, Congress codified the creation of CFIUS, the little-known Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States. CFIUS,…

Getting Ahead of the Enemy’s Next Move

March 1, 2017

Not Just Hardware: Equipping Tomorrow’s Military Requires New Process Not Just New Technology Lasers, drones, and artificial intelligence. The future is bright for brilliant minds working together to engineer the…

Top Security Organization Calls for a Fresh Approach to Combating Domestic Terrorism

October 20, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 20, 2016 CONTACT:James WASHINGTON – Business Executives for National Security (BENS) have released Private Partnerships, Public Safety, a report examining the current domestic security environment and…

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US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter and Philanthropist Robert Belfer Honored with BENS Eisenhower Award

April 28, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 28, 2016 CONTACT:James WASHINGTON – Business Executives for National Security (BENS) on Thursday night presented their 2016 Eisenhower Award to U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter…

Cipher Op

May 11, 2015

By: General Norton A. Schwartz, USAF (Ret.), President & CEO of BENS Topic: Nexus of Business & National Security Updated: May 11, 2015 The whole of the warring nations are…

No Air Force? No Way!

August 25, 2014

In early 2001, pundits were challenging the continued relevance of ground forces in the 21st century. The incoming Bush Administration was already discussing significant cuts in the size of the Army in an effort described as transformation. The pundits, of course, were proven very wrong just a few months later. ..