The American Security Project Board of Directors to Unveil Bipartisan Approach to National Security

'A New American Arsenal'

WASHINGTON , April 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following media advisory was issued today by the American Security Project:

WHAT: Official Release of "A New American Arsenal"

Press Conference & Live Audio Webcast

WHERE: National Press Club, Zenger Room, National Press Building, 529 14th St., NW

WHEN: Thursday, May 1 , 11:00 a.m. EDT

WHO: American Security Project Board Members, including Richard Armitage , Brigadier Gen. Steve Cheney (USMC, Ret.), Kenneth M. Duberstein , Vice Adm. Lee Gunn (USN, Ret.), Sen. Gary Hart , Sen. John Kerry & Gen. Lester L. Lyles (USAF, Ret.)

On Thursday, May 1, 2008 , the American Security Project's Board of Directors will release a keystone document that provides the framework for a bipartisan approach to the nation's most critical national security issues, including terrorism, energy security, climate change and nuclear proliferation.

ASP President and Chair Senator Gary Hart will be joined by former administration officials, political leaders and retired senior military officers who are also ASP board members to discuss the importance of transforming our national security to meet the challenges of a new international environment in which American leadership must consist of more than military power alone.

The American Security Project created "A New American Arsenal" to demonstrate that thoughtful, bipartisan cooperation on national security is possible, even during an election year. In the coming months, the group plans to take its message to the American public to spur rational and constructive dialogue about the future of American security and our role in the world.

For additional information, or to R.S.V.P. for this event, please contact Holly Gell at (202) 347-4267 or

SOURCE American Security Project