Triangle Center Hosts National Security Experts

The Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security was proud to host two exceptional National Security scholars at Duke University this semester as part of its student programming. About a dozen MPP students had the opportunity to gather for lunch and meet with our speakers and ask them questions about US National Security and Foreign Policy.


Admiral Dennis Blair

On Friday, January 20th, The Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security hosted a lunch discussion with Retired Navy Admiral, Dennis Blair. Students had the opportunity to hear from Admiral Blair about his background and experience, as well as his perspectives on past, current, and future national security challenges.

Admiral Blair is the former United States Director of Intelligence and a retired Navy Admiral in command of US naval forces in the Pacific region. Admiral Blair served in the White House during the administrations of Jimmy Carter and Barack Obama, and has a wealth of experience to share. More information about Admiral Blair can be found here: