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James Clad On Energy Security And US Foreign Policy

Clad served as U.S. deputy assistant secretary of defense for Asian and Pacific Affairs from 2007 to 2009. He is now a senior adviser at the Center for Naval Analyses.


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Since the oil shocks of the 1970s, energy has been a dominant theme of U.S. national security. That’s led to an ever greater focus on trouble in major oil producing regions around the world. James Clad is a senior adviser at the Center for Naval Analyses and a former deputy assistant secretary of defense. He joins Andrew Schneider on the Bauer Business Focus.

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Andrew Schneider

Andrew Schneider

Politics and Government Reporter

Andrew heads Houston Public Media's coverage of national, state, and local elections. He also reports on major policy issues before the Texas Legislature and county and city governments across Greater Houston. Before taking up his current post, Andrew spent five years as Houston Public Media's business reporter, covering the oil...

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