April 23, 2009
PDP Co-Director Ashton Carter Confirmed by Senate to Serve as Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics (AT&L)
PDP Co-Director Ashton B. Carter was confirmed by voice vote by the Senate as Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics on April 23, 2009.
March 26, 2009
PDP Co-Director Testifies in Confirmation Hearing for Nomination to serve as Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics (AT&L)
President Barack Obama has nominated PDP Co-Director Ashton B. Carter to serve as Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics (AT&L).† On March 26, Dr. Carter testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee.
March 2, 2009
Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall, PDP Founding Senior Advisor and CISAC Senior Research Scholar, has been named special assistant to the president and senior director for European affairs at the National Security Council.
February 26, 2009
PDP Co-Director Ashton Carter Nominated as Pentagonís Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics
By Beth Maclin, Former Communications Assistant, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
President Obama has nominated PDP Co-Director Dr. Ashton B. Carter to serve as Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics (AT&L).
January 6, 2009
Dr. Ashton B. Carter, Co-Director of the Preventive Defense Project, was recently invited to become a member of the American Academy of Diplomacy (AAD). Carter was invited to join AAD based on his continued contributions to American diplomacy, particularly his work on denuclearization of Ukraine, Kazakhstan, and Belarus; his negotiations with the North Koreans, and his chairmanship of the NATO High Level Group.
July 11, 2008
The Congressional Commission on U.S. Strategic Posture named PDP Co-Director Dr. Ashton B. Carter chair of the National Security Strategy and Policies Working Group, one of five expert groups that will assist the Commission in their analysis of long-term U.S. strategic issues.
July 1, 2008
In cooperation with the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, PDP Co-Directors William Perry and Ashton Carter led a bipartisan civilian/military delegation to Taiwan and the People's Republic of China for the ninth Track II Strategic Security Issues Dialogue.
April 28, 2008
PDP Co-Director Carter participates in a high-profile crisis simulation examining the economic and security implications of America’s dependency on oil.
April 15, 2008
PDP Co-Director Carter testifies before Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
PDP Co-Director Dr. Ashton B. Carter testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs at its hearing on "Nuclear Terrorism: Confronting the Challenges of the Day After."
March 19, 2008
The U.S. House Armed Services Committee named PDP Co-Director William J. Perry chair of the Congressional Commission on United States Strategic Posture, a bipartisan committee established to provide a forward-looking assessment of U.S. strategic posture, including the role of nuclear weapons.