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2023 Aspen Security Forum

Fireside Chat with Admiral John C. Aquilino

Speaker: Admiral John C. Aquilino, Commander, U.S. Indo-Pacific Command

Moderator: Courtney Kube, NBC News Correspondent, NBC News

Fireside Chat with Monica Juma 

Speaker: Monica Juma, National Security Advisor to the President of the Republic of Kenya

Moderator: Sarah Smith, North America Editor, BBC News

Fireside Chat with Linda Thomas-Greenfield

Speaker: Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Representative of the United States to the United Nations, U.S. Permanent Mission to the United Nations 

Moderator: Andrea Mitchell, Chief Washington Correspondent and Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent, NBC News

Fireside Chat with General James H. Dickinson

Speaker: General James H. Dickinson, Commander, U.S. Space Command 

Moderator: David Ignatius, Columnist, The Washington Post 


Fireside Chat with James Cleverly

Speaker: James Cleverly, Secretary of State, Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, United Kingdom

Moderator: Martha MacCallum, Anchor and Executive Editor of The Story and Co-Anchor of Fox News Election Coverage with Bret Baier, Fox News

Addressing Today’s Threat & Ensuring Tomorrow’s Edge: Accelerating Capabilities for the DoD

Speaker: Douglas A. Beck, Director, Defense Innovation Unit and Senior Advisor to the Secretary of Defense

Speaker: Christian Brose, Chief Strategy Officer, Anduril Industries 

Speaker: Heidi Shyu, Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering, U.S. Department of Defense

Moderator: Gordon Lubold, White House & National Security Reporter, The Wall Street Journal

U.S. Competitiveness: Challenges and Opportunities

Speaker: Zoë Baird, Senior Counselor to the Secretary for Technology and Economic Growth, U.S. Department of Commerce

Speaker: Yll Bajraktari, President and CEO, Special Competitive Studies Project

Moderator: Peter Baker, Chief White House Correspondent, The New York Times


Fireside Chat with Xie Feng

Speaker: Xie Feng, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to the U.S.

Moderator: Steve Clemons, Founding Editor at Large, Semafor

Shifting Tides: A New Middle East?

Speaker: Goli Ameri, Co-Founder, StartItUp and Former United States Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State 

Speaker: Tzipi Livni, Former Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Justice of Israel 

Speaker: Farah Pandith, Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations and Former Special Representative to Muslim Communities, U.S. Department of State

Speaker: Dina Powell McCormick, Vice Chairman & President of Global Client Services, BDT-MSD; Former Deputy National Security Advisor of the United States

Moderator: Steve Clemons, Founding Editor at Large, Semafor

Final Frontier: Space Strategy for the Future

Speaker: Salvatore 'Tory' Bruno, CEO, United Launch Alliance

Speaker: John Plumb, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Space Policy, U.S. Department of Defense

Speaker: Ezinne Uzo-Okoro, Assistant Director for Space Policy, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy

Moderator: David Ignatius, Columnist, The Washington Post 

Sanctions, Scams, and Schemes: Cross-Sector Collaboration to Combat Financial Crime

Speaker: Aaron Karczmer, EVP, Chief Enterprise Services Officer, PayPal

Speaker: Brian Nelson, Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, U.S. Department of the Treasury 

Speaker: Matt Olsen, Assistant Attorney General for National Security, U.S. Department of Justice
Moderator: Mary Louise Kelly, Co-Host, All Things Considered, NPR 

Fireside Chat with Christo Grozev 

Speaker: Christo Grozev, Lead Russia Investigator, Bellingcat Productions

Moderator: Sharon Weinberger, National Security Editor, The Wall Street Journal

Denver Dialogue on Democracy – The Global Democracy Agenda

Speaker: María Eugenia Brizuela de Ávila, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, El Salvador

Speaker: Mariano-Florentino 'Tino' Cuéllar, President, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Speaker: Francis Fukuyama, Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies

Speaker: Jane Harman, Chair, Commission on the National Defense Strategy, and Former Member of Congress

Moderator: Matthew Kaminski, Editor-in-Chief, POLITICO


The Promise and Peril of Artificial Intelligence 

Speaker: Arati Prabhakar, Director, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy

Speaker: Kent Walker, President, Global Affairs, Google

Speaker: Heidi Heitkamp, Director, University of Chicago Institute of Politics; Former U.S. Senator for North Dakota

Speaker: Anja Manuel, Executive Director, Aspen Strategy Group and Aspen Security Forum

Moderator: Ryan Heath, Global Technology Correspondent, Axios

Fireside Chat with Alejandro N. Mayorkas

Speaker: Alejandro N. Mayorkas, 7th U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security

Moderator: Fareed Zakaria, Host, Fareed Zakaria GPS, CNN


Fireside Chat with Christine Wormuth

Speaker: Christine Wormuth, 25th Secretary of the Army, U.S. Army 

Moderator: Courtney Kube, NBC News Correspondent, NBC News

The China Challenge: Is the U.S. Getting China Right?

Speaker: Michael Froman, President, Council on Foreign Relations

Speaker: Naima Green-Riley, Assistant Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Princeton University 

Speaker: Joseph Nye, Co-Chair, Aspen Strategy Group and Dean Emeritus, Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University 

Speaker: Kristen Silverberg, President & COO, Business Roundtable, and Former U.S. Ambassador to the European Union

Moderator: Edward Luce, U.S. National Editor and Columnist, Financial Times 

Inflection Point: India and the Changing World Order

Speaker: Rana Ayyub, Global Opinions Contributing Writer, The Washington Post

Speaker: Shivshankar Menon, Visiting Professor of International Relations at Ashoka University
Speaker: Joseph Nye, Co-Chair, Aspen Strategy Group and Dean Emeritus, Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University

Speaker: Nirupama Rao, Former Foreign Secretary of India

Moderator: Amna Nawaz, Co-Anchor, PBS NewsHour

Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Critical Minerals and National Security

Speaker: Heidi Heitkamp, Director, University of Chicago Institute of Politics; Former U.S. Senator for North Dakota

Speaker: Meghan L. O’Sullivan, Director, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

Speaker: Mike Pompeo, Distinguished Fellow, Hudson Institute, and 70th U.S. Secretary of State 

Moderator: Misha Glenny, Journalist and Rector, Institute for Human Sciences, Vienna

Fireside Chat with Ahmad Massoud (VIRTUAL)

Speaker: Ahmad Massoud, Leader of the National Resistance Front of Afghanistan 

Moderator: Fareed Zakaria, Host, Fareed Zakaria GPS, CNN

What’s Next for Ukraine?

Speaker: Andriy Yermak, Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine (VIRTUAL)

Speaker: Colin Kahl, Senior Fellow, Stanford University, Former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, U.S. Department of Defense

Speaker: Oleksandra Matviichuk, Head, Centre for Civil Liberties, Ukraine and Nobel Peace Laureate

Speaker: Philip Zelikow, White Burkett Miller Professor of History, University of Virginia; Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Moderator: Susan Glasser, Staff Writer, The New Yorker


Update on the Vilnius Summit: Fireside Chat with Mircea Geoană

Speaker: Mircea Geoană, Deputy Secretary General, North Atlantic Treaty Organization

Moderator: David Sanger, White House and National Security Correspondent, The New York Times


The Future of European Defense and Security

Speaker: Mircea Geoană, Deputy Secretary General, North Atlantic Treaty Organization

Speaker: G.E.W. van Leeuwen, Foreign Affairs and Defense Advisor to the Prime Minister of the Netherlands 

Speaker: Tom Tugendhat, Minister of State (Minister for Security) of the United Kingdom

Moderator: Peter Spiegel, U.S. Managing Editor, Financial Times

Fireside Chat with Emmanuel Bonne

Speaker: Emmanuel Bonne, Diplomatic Advisor and G20-G7 Sherpa for the President of the French Republic

Moderator: Jim Sciutto, Anchor and Chief National Security Correspondent, CNN

Democracy, Security, and Artificial Intelligence 

Speaker: Rob Joyce, Director of Cybersecurity, National Security Agency

Speaker: Brad Smith, Vice Chair and President, Microsoft 

Moderator: Susan Glasser, Staff Writer, The New Yorker


Re-Engineering American Security: Cultivating Talent for Competitiveness 

Speaker: Romy Drucker, Director, Education Program, Walton Family Foundation
Speaker: Chris Howard, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Arizona State University 

Speaker: Condoleezza Rice, Co-Chair, Aspen Strategy Group, and 66th U.S. Secretary of State

Moderator: Stephanie Ruhle, Host, “The 11th Hour with Stephanie Ruhle” and NBC News Senior Business Analyst, MSNBC

Fireside Chat with William Burns

SpeakerWilliam Burns, Director, Central Intelligence Agency

Moderator: Mary Louise Kelly, Co-Host, All Things Considered, NPR


Fireside Chat with Antony J. Blinken

Speaker: Antony J. Blinken, 71st U.S. Secretary of State

Moderator: Andrea Mitchell, Chief Washington Correspondent and Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent, NBC News


A View From the Hill

Speaker: Chris Coons, U.S. Senator for Delaware

Speaker: John Cornyn, U.S. Senator for Texas 

Speaker: James E. Risch, U.S. Senator for Idaho 

Moderator: Peter Spiegel, U.S. Managing Editor, Financial Times

Fireside Chat with Chrystia Freeland

Speaker: Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of Canada  

Moderator: Matthew Kaminski, Editor-in-Chief, POLITICO

Fireside Chat with Volodymyr Zelenskyy (VIRTUAL)

Speaker: Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine

Moderator: Fareed Zakaria, Host, Fareed Zakaria GPS, CNN


On Thin Ice? Navigating the New North  

Speaker: Esther D. Brimmer, James H. Binger Senior Fellow in Global Governance, Council on Foreign Relations

Speaker: Dan Sullivan, U.S. Senator for Alaska

Speaker: Vice- Admiral Frank 'Trey' Whitworth, Director, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Moderator: Jim Sciutto, Anchor and Chief National Security Correspondent, CNN


New Technologies and Old Treaties: Are International Limits on Weapons Still Possible?

Speaker: Mark T. Esper, Partner and Board Member, Red Cell Venture Capital, and 27th U.S. Secretary of Defense

Speaker: Bonnie D. Jenkins, Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security, U.S. Department of State 

Speaker: Anja Manuel, Executive Director, Aspen Strategy Group and Aspen Security Forum

Moderator: David Sanger, White House and National Security Correspondent, The New York Times


Fireside Chat with Jake Sullivan

Speaker: Jake Sullivan, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, National Security Council

Moderator: Edward Luce, U.S. National Editor and Columnist, Financial Times 

2023

2022 Aspen Security Forum (Aspen, CO)

ASF 2022 - Aspen

Speaker: General John W. "Jay" Raymond, Chief of Space Operations, United States Space Force

Moderator: Mary Louise Kelly, Co-Host, All Things Considered, NPR

Speaker: Secretary Alejandro N. Mayorkas, 7th Secretary, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Moderator: Trymaine Lee, MSNBC Correspondent

Speaker: General Charles Q. Brown, Chief of Staff of the Air Force, U.S. Air Force

Moderator: Courtney Kube, Pentagon Correspondent, NBC News

Speaker: General Laura Richardson, Commander, U.S. Southern Command

Moderator: David Ignatius, Columnist and Associate Editor, The Washington Post

Speaker: Ambassador Qin Gang, Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to the U.S.

Moderator: Edward Luce, U.S. National Editor, Financial Times

Speaker: Secretary Frank Kendall, 26th Secretary, U.S. Air Force

Moderator: David Ignatius, Columnist and Associate Editor, The Washington Post

Speaker: William J. Burns, Director, Central Intelligence Agency

Moderator: Andrea Mitchell, Chief Washington Correspondent and Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent, NBC News

Speaker: Richard Moore, Chief of MI6, UK Secret Intelligence Service

Moderator: Jim Sciutto, Chief National Security Correspondent, CNN

Speaker: Benjamin Gantz, Minister of Defense, Israel

Moderator: Jeffrey Goldberg, Editor-in-Chief, The Atlantic 

Speaker: Abdulla Al Khalifa, Undersecretary for Political Affairs, Bahrain   

Moderator: Jeffrey Goldberg, Editor-in-Chief, The Atlantic 

Speaker: General Glen D. VanHerck, Commander, North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command

Moderator: Steve Clemons, Founding Editor at Large, Semafor

Speaker: Victoria Nuland, Under Secretary for Political Affairs, U.S. Department of State

Moderator: Jim Sciutto, Chief National Security Correspondent, CNN

Speaker: Mark Esper, 27th Secretary, U.S. Department of Defense 

Moderator: Peter Baker, Chief White House Correspondent, The New York Times

Speaker: Jake Sullivan, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs

Moderator: Jeffrey Goldberg, Editor-in-Chief, The Atlantic

2021 Aspen Security Form (In-Person)

2021 Aspen Security Forum (In Person)

Speaker: Mark Milley, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

Moderator: Lester Holt, Anchor and Managing Editor, NBC Nightly News

Speaker: Paul Nakasone, Commander, U.S. Cyber Command and Director, National Security Agency

Moderator: David Ignatius, Columnist and Associate Editor, The Washington Post

Speaker: Condoleezza Rice, former Secretary of State

Moderator: Margaret Brennan, Moderator, Face the Nation with Margaret Brennan, and Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent, CBS News

Speaker: Elissa Slotkin, Representative for Michigan's 8th Congressional District

Speaker: Michael McCaul, Representative for Texas' 10th Congressional District

Speaker: Bruce Andrews, Corporate VP and Chief Government Affairs Officer, Intel

Speaker: Chester "Chip" Davis, Jr., President and CEO, Healthcare Distribution Alliance

Moderator: Anja Manuel, Director, Aspen Strategy Group

Speaker: Richard Clarke, Commander, U.S. Special Operations Command

Moderator: Michèle Flournoy, former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy

Speaker: David Berger, Commandant, U.S. Marine Corps

Moderator: Courtney Kube, Correspondent, NBC News

Speaker: Alejandro Mayorkas, Secretary of Homeland Security

Moderator: David Sanger, White House and National Security Correspondent, The New York Times

2021 Aspen Security Forum (Virtual)
2020 Aspen Securty Forum
2019 Aspen Security Forum
2018 Aspen Security Foum
2017 Aspen Security Forum
2016 Aspen Security Forum
2015 Aspen Security Forum

2021 Aspen Security Forum (Virtual)

Speaker: Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore

Moderator: Evan Osnos, Contributor, The New Yorker

Speaker: Zalmay Khalilzad, Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation

Moderator: Amna Nawaz, Chief Correspondent, PBS NewsHour

Speaker: Gary Gensler, Chairman, Securities and Exchange Commission

Moderator: Paul Vigna, Reporter, The Wall Street Journal

Speaker: Anne Neuberger, Deputy National Security Advisor for Cyber and Emerging Technologies

Moderator: David Sanger, White House and National Security Correspondent, The New York Times

Speaker: David Petraeus, former Director, Central Intelligence Agency

Speaker: Roya Rahmani, former Ambassador of Afghanistan to the U.S.

Speaker: P. Michael McKinley, former Ambassador of the U.S. to Afghanistan

Speaker: Meghan O'Sullivan, Jeane Kirkpatrick Professor of the Practice of International Affairs, Harvard University

Moderator: Amna Nawaz, Chief Correspondent, PBS NewsHour

2020 Aspen Security Forum

Speaker: Condoleezza Rice, former U.S. Secretary of State

Moderator: Peter Baker, Chief White House Correspondent, The New York Times

Speaker: Christian Brose, Chief Strategy Officer, Anduril Industries

Moderator: David Ignatius, Columnist and Associate Editor, The Washington Post

Speaker: John Bolton, former Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs

Moderator: Carol Lee, Correspondent, NBC News

Speaker: Kelly Craft, Ambassador of the U.S. to the U.N.

Moderator: Eli Lake, Opinion Columnist, Bloomberg

Speaker: Laura Rosenberger, Director, Alliance for Security Democracy, the German Marshall Fund of the United States

Speaker: Renee DiResta, Research Manager, Stanford Internet Observatory

Moderator: Cecilia Kang, Technology Reporter, The New York Times

Speaker: Nicholas Kristof, Op-Ed Columnist, The New York Times

Moderator: Nicholas Burns, Harvard Professor and Executive Director, the Aspen Strategy Group

Speaker: Cui Tiankai, Ambassador of China to the U.S.

Moderator: Andrea Mitchell, Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent, NBC News;

Host, Andrea Mitchell Reports, MSNBC

Speaker: Scott Morrison, Prime Minister of Australia

Moderator: Margaret Brennan, Anchor, CBS' Face the Nation

Speaker: Vivian Balakrishnan, Foreign Minister 

Moderator: Gideon Rachman, Chief Foreign Affairs Columnist, The Financial Times

Speaker: Joseph Nye, Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus, Harvard University

Moderator: Gideon Rachman, Chief Foreign Affairs Columnist, The Financial Times

Speaker: Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Prime Minister of Greece

Moderator: Nicholas Burns, Harvard Professor and Executive Director, the Aspen Strategy Group

Speaker: Wes Moore, CEO, Robin Hood Foundation

Moderator: Dina Powell McCormick, former Deputy National Security Advisor

Speaker: Brian Hook, U.S. Special Representative for Iran

Moderator: Nick Schifrin, Foreign Affairs and Defense Correspondent, PBS NewsHour

Speaker: Wendy Sherman, former U.S. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs

Moderator: David Sanger, National Security Correspondent and Senior Writer, The New York Times

Speaker: Mark Esper, U.S. Secretary of Defense

Moderator: David McCormick, CEO, Bridgewater Associates

Speaker: David Rohde, Executive Editor, Newyorker.com

Moderator: Dina Temple-Raston, Investigations Correspondent, NPR

Speaker: Tom Donilon, former Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs

Speaker: Stephen Hadley, former Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs

Moderator: Jim Sciutto, Chief National Security Correspondent, CNN

Speaker: Antony Blinken, former U.S. Deputy Secretary of State

Moderator: Gerald Seib, Executive Editor, The Wall Street Journal

Speaker: Elizabeth Economy, C.V. Starr Senior Fellow and Director for Asia Studies, Council on Foreign 

Relations

Speaker: Minxin Pei, Tom and Margot Pritzker '72 Professor of Government and George R. Roberts Fellow,

Claremont McKenna College

Speaker: Mike Pillsbury, Director, Center on Chinese Strategy, the Hudson Institute

Moderator: Joseph Nye, Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus, Harvard University

Speaker: Audrey Tang, Digital Minister, Taiwan

Moderator: Anja Manuel, Director, the Aspen Strategy Group

Speaker: Shivshankar Menon, former National Security Advisor to the Prime Minister of India

Speaker: Tanvi Madan, Director, the India Project, and Senior Fellow, Brookings

Moderator: Anja Manuel, Director, the Aspen Strategy Group

Speaker: Lawrence H. Summers, President Emeritus, Harvard University

Moderator: Gillian Tett, Chair of the Editorial Board and U.S. Editor-at-Large, The Financial Times

Speaker: Mark Warner, Ranking Member, Senate Select Committee on Intelligence

Moderator: David Sanger, National Security Correspondent and Senior Writer, The New York Times

Science, Solutions, and Solidarity: A Conversation with WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros, Dr. Mike Ryan,

and Dr. Maria Van Kerkhove

Speaker: Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General,World Health Organization

Speaker: Mike Ryan, Executive Director, Health Emergencies Programme, World Health Organization

Speaker: Maria Van Kerkhove, COVID-19 Technical Lead, World Health Organziation

Moderator: Lester Holt, Host, NBC Nightly News

Speaker: Keisha Lance Bottoms, Mayor of Atlanta

Speaker: Francis Suarez, Mayor of Miami

Speaker: Mitch Landrieu, former Mayor of New Orleans

Moderator: Kristen Welker, White House Correspondent, NBC News

Speaker: Jerry Brown, Executive Chairman, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Moderator: Rachel Bronson, CEO & President, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 

Speaker: Mira Rapp-Hooper, Stephen A. Schwarzman Senior Fellow for Asia Studies, the Council on Foreign Relations

Speaker: Julianne Smith, former Deputy National Security Advisor to Vice President Joe Biden

Moderator: Nicholas Burns, Harvard Professor and Executive Director, the Aspen Strategy Group

Speaker: Paulo Guedes, Minister of the Economy of Brazil

Moderator: Franklin Foer, Staff Writer, The Atlantic

Speaker: Laurie Garrett, Author, The Coming Plague

Speaker: David Leonhardt, Writer, The New York Times 

Moderator: Susan Glasser, Staff Writer, The New Yorker

Speaker: Michèle Flournoy, former U.S. Under Secretary of Defense for Policy

Moderator: Courtney Kube, Pentagon Correspondent, NBC News 

Speaker: Mike Brown, Director, Defense Innovation Unit

Speaker: Kathleen Hicks, Senior Vice President; Henry A. Kissinger Chair; Director, International Security Program, CSIS

Speaker: Eric Chewning, Partner, McKinsey & Company

Speaker: Ryan Tseng, CEO and Co-Founder, Shield AI

Moderator: Anja Manuel, Director, the Aspen Strategy Group

Speaker: Nicholas Burns, Harvard Professor and Executive Director, the Aspen Strategy Group

Speaker: Anja Manuel, Director, the Aspen Strategy Group

2019 Aspen Security Forum

Speaker: Jens Stoltenberg, Secretary-General, NATO

Moderator: Courtney Kube, Military Correspondent, NBC News

Speaker: William Reinsch, Senior Advisor and Scholl Chair in International Business, CSIS

Speaker: Susan Schwab, Professor of Public Policy, University of Maryland

Speaker: Rufus Yerxa, President, National Foreign Trade Council

Moderator: Stephanie Ruhle, Anchor, MSNBC

Speaker: Anja Manuel, Principal, RiceHadleyGates LLC

Speaker: Stephen Orlins, President, National Committee on U.S.-China Relations

Speaker: Tom Pritzker, Executive Chairman, Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Moderator: Edward Luce, U.S. National Editor, The Financial Times

Speaker: Farah Pandith, Non-Resident Senior Fellow, Harvard University

Moderator: Susan Glasser, Staff Writer, The New Yorker

Speaker: Jane Harman, Director, President, and CEO, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Speaker: Robert Kagan, Stephen and Barbara Friedman Senior Fellow, the Brookings Instiution

Speaker: Joseph Nye, Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus, Harvard University

Speaker: Anne-Marie Slaughter, CEO, New America

Moderator: Peter Baker, Chief White House Correspondent, The New York Times

Speaker: Toomas Henrik Ilves, former President of Estonia

Speaker: Victoria Nuland, former Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs

Speaker: Kathleen Hicks, Senior Vice President and Director, International Security Program, CSIS

Speaker: John McLaughlin, former Acting and Deputy Director, Central Intelligence Agency

Moderator: Nicholas Burns, Harvard Professor and Executive Director, the Aspen Strategy Group

Speaker: Madeleine Albright, former Secretary of State

Moderator: Susan Glasser, Staff Writer, The New Yorker

Speaker: Matti Anttonen, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Finland

Speaker: Elizabeth Economy, C.V. Starr Senior Fellow and Director for Asia Studies, Council on Foreign Relations

Speaker: Sherri Goodman, former Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Environmental Security)

Speaker: Karl Schultz, Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard

Moderator: Jeanne Meserve, Member, Transatlantic Commission on Election Security

Speaker: Philip Davidson, Commander, U.S. Indo-Pacific Command

Moderator: Nicholas Burns, Harvard Professor and Executive Director, the Aspen Strategy Group

Speaker: Chris Murphy, U.S. Senator for Connecticut

Moderator: Samantha Vinograd, National Security Analyst, CNN

Speaker: Jeremy Bash, Founder and Managing Director, Beacon Global Strategies

Speaker: Sigal Mandelker, Under Secretary of the Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence

Speaker: Wendy Sherman, former Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs

Moderator: Samantha Vinograd, National Security Analyst, CNN

Speaker: Tucker Bailey, Partner and Cybersecurity Practice leader, McKinsey & Company

Speaker: Mike Brown, Director, Defense Innovation Unit

Speaker: Edward Screven, Chief Corporate Architect, Oracle

Moderator: Kara Swisher, Co-Founder, Recode

New Threats from Old Adversaries: Democracy, Misinformation,

and Cyber Campaigns

Speaker: Tom Burt, Vice President, Consumer Security and Trust, Microsoft

Speaker: Michael Chertoff, former Secretary of Homeland Security

Speaker: Laura Rosenberger, Senior Fellow and Director, Alliance for Securing Democracy, the German Marshall Fund of the U.S.

Speaker: Suzanne Spaulding, former Under Secretary of Homeland Security for National Protection and Programs Directorate

Moderator: Shane Harris, Intelligence and National Security Reporter, The Washington Post

Speaker: Susan Rice, former Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs

Moderator: Andrea Mitchell, Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent, NBC News

Speaker: Robert Ashley, Director, Defense Intelligence Agency

Moderator: Jim Sciutto, Chief National Security Correspondent, CNN

Speaker: Roya Rahmani, Ambassador of Afghanistan to the U.S.

Speaker: Douglas Lute, former U.S. Permanent Representative to NATO

Moderator: Nick Schifrin, Foreign Affairs and Defense Corresponent, PBS NewsHour

Speaker: Jonathan Greenblatt, President, Anti-Defamation League

Speaker: Farah Pandith, Non-Resident Senior Fellow, Harvard University

Speaker: Nicholas Rasmussen, former Director, National Counterterrorism Center

Moderator: Kim Dozier, Senior National Security Correspondent, The Daily Beast

Speaker: James Jeffrey, U.S. Special Representative for Syria

Moderator: Josh Rogin, Columnist, The Washington Post

Speaker: Tory Bruno, President and CEO, United Launch Alliance

Speaker: Heather Wilson, former Secretary of the Air Force

Moderator: Bryan Bender, Defense and Space Editor, Politico

Speaker: Chris Brose, Chief Strategy Officer, Anduril Industries

Speaker: Tony Thomas, former Commander, U.S. Special Operations Command

Moderator: David Sanger, National Security Correspondent and Senior Writer, The New York Times

Speaker: Kelly Bissell, Senior Managing Director, Accenture

Speaker: Jeff Greene, Vice President, Global Government Affairs and Public Policy, Symantec 

Speaker: Amy Hess, Executive Assistant Director, Criminal, Cyber, Response and Services Branch, Federal Bureau of Investigation

Moderator: Garrett Graff, Executive Director, Aspen Institute Cybersecurity & Technology Program

Speaker: John Rood, Under Secretary of Defense for Policy

Moderator: Catherine Herridge, Chief Intelligence Correspondent, Fox News

Speaker: Charles Bruno, Director, Defense Security Cooperation Agency

Speaker: Mara Karlin, Director of Strategic Studies, Johns Hopkins SAIS

Moderator: Julian Barnes, National Security Reporter, The New York Times

Speaker: Elissa Slotkin, U.S. Representative for Michigan's 8th Congressional District

Speaker: Mac Thornberry, Ranking Member, House Armed Services Committee 

Moderator: Julian Barnes, National Security Reporter, The New York Times

Speaker: Benjamin Rhodes, former Deputy National Security Advisor

Speaker: Jong Kun Choi, Secretary to the President for Peace Planning, Republic of Korea

Speaker: Sue Mi Terry, Senior Fellow and Korea Chair, CSIS

Moderator: Ken Dilanian, National Security and Intelligence Correspondent, NBC News

Speaker: John Scarlett, former Chief, British Secret Intelligence Service

Speaker: John McLaughlin, former Deputy and Acting Director, Central Intelligence Agency

Moderator: Nicholas Burns, Harvard Professor and Executive Director, the Aspen Strategy Group

Speaker: Adam Schiff, Chairman, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence

Moderator: Kristen Welker, White House Correspondent, NBC News

2018 Aspen Security Forum

Speaker: Christopher Wray, Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation

Moderator: Lester Holt, Anchor, NBC Nightly News

Speaker: Kirstjen Nielsen, Secretary of Homeland Security

Moderator: Peter Alexander, National Correspondent, NBC News

Speaker: Monika Bickert, Head of Product Policy and Counterterrorism, Facebook

Speaker: Tom Burt, Corporate Vice President for Customer Security and Trust, Microsoft

Speaker: Michael Chertoff, former Secretary of Homeland Security

Speaker: Jeanette Manfra, Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security for Cybersecurity and Communications

Speaker: Kim Wyman, Secretary of State, Washington State

Moderator: Michael Isikoff, Chief Investigative Correspondent, Yahoo News

Speaker: Thomas Friedman, Foreign Affairs Columnist, The New York Times

Speaker: Jane Harman, President, Director, and CEO, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Speaker: Hugh Hewitt, Host, the Hugh Hewitt Show

Speaker: Peter Westmacott, former Ambassador of the U.K. to the U.S.

Moderator: William Kristol, Editor-at-Large, The Weekly Standard

Speaker: Daniel Coats, Director of National Intelligence

Moderator: Andrea Mitchell, Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent, NBC News

Speaker: Yousef Al Otaiba, Ambassador of the UAE to the U.S.

Speaker: Antony Blinken, former Deputy Secretary of State

Speaker: Wendy Sherman, former Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs

Speaker: Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall, former Deputy Secretary of Energy

Moderator: Jim Sciutto, Chief National Security Correspondent, CNN 

Remarks: Rod Rosenstein, Deputy Attorney General

Speaker: Thomas Bossert, former Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism

Speaker: Greg Clark, CEO, Symantec

Speaker: Lisa Monaco, former Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism

Moderator: David Sanger, National Security Correspondent and Senior Writer, The New York Times

Speaker: Emily Haber, Ambassador of Germany to the U.S.

Speaker: John McLaughlin, former Acting and Deputy Director, CIA

Speaker: Michael Murphy, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs

Speaker: David O'Sullivan, Ambassador of the EU to the U.S.

Moderator: Terry Moran, Chief Foreign Correspondent, ABC News

Speaker: Nina Khruscheva, Professor of International Affairs, the New School

Speaker: Victoria Nuland, former Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs

Speaker: Andrew Weiss, former Director, Russian, Ukrainian, and Eurasian Affairs, National Security Council

Moderator: Julia Ioffe, Correspondent, GQ

Speaker: Bonnie Jenkins, former Coordinator for Threat Reduction Programs, U.S. Department of State

Speaker: Frank Klotz, former Administrator, National Nuclear Security Administration 

Speaker: Franklin Miller, former Senior Director for Defense Policy and Arms Control, National Security Council

Speaker: Andrew Weber, former Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear, Chemical and Biological Defense Programs

Moderator: Michael Gordon, National Security Correspondent, The Wall Street Journal

Speaker: William Browder, Head, Global Magnitsky Justice Campaign

Speaker: Vadym Chernysh, Minister for Temporarily Occupied Territories and IDPs of Ukraine

Speaker: Mikk Marran, Director General, Estonian Foreign Intelligence

Speaker: Andy Pike, Director of International Communications, 10 Downing Street

Moderator: Courtney Kube, National Security & Military Correspondent, NBC News

Speaker: Michael Collins, Deputy Assistant Director, East Asia Mission Center, CIA

Speaker: Marcel Lettre, former Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence

Speaker: Ashok Kumar Mirpuri, Ambassador of Singapore to the U.S.

Speaker: Susan Thornton, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs

Moderator: David Ignatius, Columnist and Associate Editor, The Washington Post

Speaker: Teresa Carlson, Vice President, Worldwide Public Sector, Amazon Web Services

Speaker: Stacey Dixon, Deputy Director, IARPA

Speaker: Will Hurd, Member, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence

Speaker: Samuel Visner, Director, National Cybersecurity FFRDC, MITRE

Moderator: Cecilia Kang, Technology Reporter, The New York Times

Speaker: John Rood, Under Secretary of Defense for Policy

Moderator: Barbara Starr, Pentagon Correspondent, CNN

Speaker: Adam Schiff, Ranking Member, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence

Speaker: Thomas Shannon, former Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs

Speaker: Samantha Vinograd, former Senior Advisor to the National Security Advisor

Speaker: Juan Zarate, former Deputy National Security Advisor

Moderator: Kim Dozier, Contributing Writer, the Daily Beast

Speaker: Sergio Silva do Amaral, Ambassador of Brazil to the U.S.

Speaker: Cynthia Arnson, Director, Latin American Program, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Speaker: Roberta Jacobson, former Ambassador of the U.S. to Mexico

Speaker: Nestor Mendez, Assistant Secretary General, OAS

Moderator: Enrique Acevedo, News Anchor, Univision

Speaker: Mark Esper, Secretary of the Army

Moderator: Catherine Herridge, Chief Intelligence Correspondent, Fox News

Speaker: Michael Ngata, Director of Strategic Operational Planning, NCTC

Speaker: Nathan Sales, Ambassador-at-Large and Coordinator for Counterterrorism, Department of State

Speaker: Ali Shihabi, Founder, the Arabia Foundation

Moderator: Dina Temple-Raston, Counterterrorism Correspondent, NPR

Speaker: Vincent Brooks, Commander, U.S. Forces Korea and Commander, ROK-US Combined Forces Command

Speaker: Suzanne DiMaggio, Senior Fellow and US-Iran Initiative Director, New America

Speaker: Woongsoon Lim, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of South Korea to the U.S.

Speaker: Michael McCaul, Chairman, House Committee on Homeland Security

Speaker: Sue Mi Terry, Senior Fellow and Korea Chair, CSIS

Moderator: Gordon Chang, Columnist, the Daily Beast

Speaker: Paul Nakasone, Commander, U.S. Cyber Command and Director, National Security Agency

Moderator: Gordon Corera, BBC News

2017 Aspen Security Forum

Speaker: John Kelly, Secretary of Homeland Security

Moderator: Pete Williams, Justice Correspondent, NBC News

Speaker: Thomas Bossert, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism

Moderator: David Sanger, National Security Correspondent and Senior Writer, The New York Times

Speaker: Evelyn Farkas, former Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia/Ukraine/Eurasia

Speaker: Julia Ioffe, Columnist, The Atlantic

Speaker: Ned Price, former Special Assistant for National Security to the President

Moderator: Jim Sciutto, Chief National Security Correspondent, CNN

Speaker: Arndt Freytag von Loringhoven, Assistant Secretary-General for Intelligence and Security, NATO

Speaker: Piotr Wilczek, Ambassador of Poland to the U.S.

Speaker: Peter Wittig, Ambassador of Germany to the U.S.

Moderator: Gordon Corera, Security Correspondent, BBC

Speaker: Jeff Greene, Senior Director, Global Government Affairs and Policy, Symantec

Speaker: Bob Griffin, CEO, Ayasdi

Speaker: Joshua Skule, Executive Assistant Director for Intelligence, Federal Bureau of Investigation

Speaker: Clint Watts, Senior Fellow, George Washington University for Cyber and Homeland Security 

Moderator: Shane Harris, Senior National Security Writer, The Wall Street Journal

Speaker: Mike Pompeo, Director, CIA

Moderator: Bret Stephens, Columnist, The New York Times

Speaker: Raymond "Tony" Thomas, Commander, U.S. Special Operations Command

Moderator: Catherine Herridge, Chief Intelligence Correspondent, Fox News

Speaker: John Brennan, former Director, CIA

Speaker: James Clapper, former Director of National Intelligence

Moderator: Wolf Blitzer, Anchor, the Situation Room, CNN

Speaker: Daniel Coats, Director of National Intelligence

Moderator: Lester Holt, Anchor, NBC Nightly News

Speaker: Joseph Dunford, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff

Moderator: Andrea Mitchell, Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent, NBC News

2016 Aspen Security Forum

Speaker: Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security

Moderator: Thom Shanker, Assistant Washington Editor, The New York Times

Speaker: Joseph Votel, Commander, U.S. Central Command

Moderator: Richard Engel, Chief Foreign Correspondent, NBC News

Speaker: Heather Conley, Senior Vice President for Europe, Eurasia, and the Arctic, CSIS

Speaker: Elissa Slotkin, Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs

Moderator: Massimo Calabresi, Deputy Washington Bureau Chief and Senior Correspondent, TIME Magazine

Speaker: Jennifer Cooke, Director, Africa Program, CSIS

Speaker: Carter Ham, President, Association of the U.S. Army

Speaker: Cyril Sartor, Deputy Assistant Director for Africa, CIA

Moderator: Eric Schmitt, National Security Correspondent, The New York Times

Speaker: John Carlin, Assistant Attorney General for National Security

Speaker: Michael Daly, Chief Technology Officer, Cybersecurity and Special Missions, Raytheon

Speaker: Steve Grobman, Chief Technology Officer, Intel Security Group

Speaker: Vinny Sica, Vice President, Defense and Intelligence Space Ground Solutions, Lockheed Martin

Moderator: Evan Perez, Justice Correspondent, CNN

Speaker: James Clapper, Director of National Intelligence

Moderator: Jim Sciutto, Chief National Security Correspondent, CNN

Speaker: Lukman Faily, Ambassador of Iraq o the U.S.

Speaker: Shibley Telhami, Nonresident Senior Fellow, the Brookings Institution

Moderator: Peter Bergen, National Security Analyst, CNN

Speaker: William Bratton, Commissioner, New York City Police Department

Speaker: Robert Griffin, General Manager, Safer Planet, IBM Analytics

Speaker: Peter Neffenger, Administrator, Transportation Security Administration

Speaker: Michael Steinbach, Executive Assistant Director, National Security Branch, Federal Bureau of Investigation

Moderator: Shane Harris, Senior Intelligence and National Security Correspondent, the Daily Beast

Speaker: Frank Klotz, Under Secretary of Energy for Nuclear Security and Administrator, National Nuclear Security Administration

Speaker: Cliff Kupchan, Chairman and Eurasia Practice Head, Eurasia Group

Speaker: Bernadette Meehan, former Spokesperson, National Security Council

Speaker: Danielle Pletka, Senior Vice President for Foreign and Defense Policy, AEI

Moderator: Michael Isikoff, Chief Investigative Correspondent, Yahoo News

Speaker: Curtis Scaparrotti, Supreme Allied Commander Europe and Commander, U.S. European Command

Moderator: David Ignatius, Columnist and Associate Editor, The Washington Post

Speaker: Ryan Crocker, former Ambassador of the U.S. to Afghanistan

Speaker: Hamdullah Mohib, Ambassador of Afghanistan to the U.S.

Speaker: Rizwan Sheikh, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Pakistan in Washington, D.C.

Moderator: Kim Dozier, Contributing Writer, the Daily Beast

Speaker: Monika Bickert, Head of Global Policy Management, Facebook

Speaker: Ed Royce, Chairman, House Committee on Foreign Affairs

Speaker: George Selim, Director, Office for Community Partnerships, Department of Homeland Security

Speaker: Jessica Stern, Fellow, FXB Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard School of Public Health

Moderator: Noah Shachtman, Executive Editor, the Daily Beast

Speaker: Karen Greenberg, Director, Center on National Security, Fordham University School of Law

Speaker: Elisa Massimino, President and CEO, Human Rights First

Speaker: John Negroponte, former Director of National Intelligence

Speaker: Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

Moderator: Ken Dilanian, Intelligence and National Security Reporter, NBC News

Speaker: Jane Harman, President, Director, and CEO, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Speaker: Jean H. Lee, Global Fellow, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Speaker: Katharine Moon, SK-Korea Foundation Chair in Korea Studies, the Brookings Institution

Moderator: Gordon Chang, Columnist, the Daily Beast

Speaker: S. Leslie Ireland, Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Intelligence and Analysis

Speaker: John Scarlett, former Chief, British Secret Intelligence Service

Speaker: Gregory Treverton, Chairman, National Intelligence Council

Moderator: Brian Bennett, National Security and Intelligence Reporter, The Los Angeles Times

Speaker: Brett McGurk, Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL

Speaker: Nicholas Rasmussen, Director, National Counterterrorism Center

Moderator: David Sanger, National Security Correspondent and Senior Writer, The New York Times

Speaker: John Brennan, Director, CIA

Moderator: Dina Temple-Raston, Counterterrorism Correspondent, NPR

Speaker: Gilles de Kerchove, Counterterrorism Coordinator, European Union

Speaker: Marie Harf, Senior Advisor to the Secretary for Strategic Communications, Department of State

Speaker: Peter Westmacott, Former Ambassador of the United Kingdom to the United States

Speaker: Peter Wittig, Ambassador of Germany to the United States

Moderator: Michael Crowley, Senior Foreign Affairs Correspondent, POLITICO

Speaker: Jay Healey, Senior Research Scholar, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University; Nonresident Senior Fellow, Cyber Statecraft Initiative, Atlantic Council

Speaker: Sean Roche, Associate Deputy Director for Digital Innovation, Central Intelligence Agency

Speaker: Patrick Walsh, Senior Vice President, iSight Partners; General Manager, ThreatSPACE

Moderator: Ryan Lizza, Washington Correspondent, The New Yorker

Speaker: Jonathan Pollack, Senior Fellow, Center for East Asia Policy Studies, Brookings Institution

Speaker: David Shear, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs

Moderator: Gordon Lubold, Pentagon Reporter, The Wall Street Journal

Speaker: Adam Schiff, Ranking Member, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence; US Representative (D-CA)

Moderator: Greg Miller, National Security Correspondent, The Washington Post

Speaker: Lisa Monaco, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism

Moderator: Walter Isaacson, President and CEO, The Aspen Institute

2015 Aspen Security Forum

Speaker: James Comey, Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation

Moderator: Wolf Blitzer, Anchor, “The Situation Room,” CNN

Speaker: Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security

Moderator: Ryan Lizza, Washington Correspondent, The New Yorker

Speaker: John Allen, Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL; Former Commander, International Security Assistance Force and US Forces Afghanistan

Speaker: Lukman Faily, Ambassador of Iraq to the US

Speaker: Daniel Glaser, Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing, Department of the Treasury 

Moderator: Eric Schmitt, Senior Correspondent, The New York Times

Speaker: Michael Rogers, Director, National Security Agency; Commander, US Cyber Command

Moderator: David Sanger, Chief Washington Correspondent, The New York Times

Speaker: Joseph Votel, Commander, US Special Operations Command

Moderator: Catherine Herridge, Chief Intelligence Correspondent, Fox News

Speaker: James Clapper, Director of National Intelligence

Moderator: Andrea Mitchell, Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent, NBC News

Speaker: Lisa Monaco, Deputy National Security Advisor and Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism

Moderator: Mike Isikoff, Chief Investigative Correspondent, Yahoo News

Speaker: Loretta Lynch, US Attorney General

Moderator: Andrea Mitchell, Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent, NBC News

2014 Aspen Security Forum

Speaker: Ray Odierno, Chief of Staff, U.S. Army

Moderator: David Sanger, Chief Washington Correspondent, The New York Times

Speaker: Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security

Moderator: Dina Temple-Raston, Counterterrorism Correspondent, NPR

Speaker: Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

Moderator: Lesley Stahl, Correspondent, “60 Minutes,” CBS News

Speaker: Michael Flynn, Director, Defense Intelligence Agency

Moderator: Evan Pérez, Justice Reporter, CNN

2013 Aspen Security Forum

Speaker: Raj De, General Counsel, National Security Agency

Speaker: Neil MacBride, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia

Speaker: Anthony Romero, Executive Director, American Civil Liberties Union

Speaker: Jeh Charles Johnson, Former General Counsel, Department of Defense; Partner, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton and Garrison

Speaker: Jane Harman, Director, President, and CEO, Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars

Moderator: Mike Isikoff, National Investigative Correspondent, NBC News

Speaker: Gen. Keith Alexander, Director, National Security Agency; Commander, U.S. Cyber Command

Moderator: Pete Williams, Chief Justice Correspondent, NBC News

2012 Aspen Security Forum

Speaker: Admiral William McRaven, Commander, U.S. Special Operations Command

Moderator: Wolf Blitzer, Host, "The Situation Room," CNN

Speaker: James F. Jeffrey, U.S. Ambassador to Iraq

Speaker: Stephen Cambone, Former Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence

Speaker: Christopher R. Hill, Former U.S. Ambassador to Iraq

Moderator: Kim Dozier, Intelligence and Counterterrorism Correspondent, The Associated Press

Speaker: Lt. General (Ret.) Douglas E. Lute, Special Assistant to the President for Afghanistan and Pakistan

Speaker: Eklil Hakimi, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to the United States

Speaker: Sherry Rehman, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to the U.S.

Speaker: Lt. General (Ret.) Karl Eikenberry, Former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan

Moderator: Steve Kroft, "60 Minutes," CBS

Speaker: Raymond Kelly, Commissioner, New York Police Department

Moderator: Walter Isaacson, President & CEO, The Aspen Institute

2010 Aspen Security Forum

Speaker: John McLaughlin, former Deputy and Acting Director, Central Intelligence Agency; Distinguished Practitioner-in-Residence at the Philip Merrill Center for Strategic Studies, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies

Speaker: Charles Allen, former Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Intelligence and Analysis, Department of Homeland Security; Principal, The Chertoff Group

Moderator: Michael Isikoff, NBC News

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