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- United States Army : Branch of the United States Armed Forces with the principal responsibility of conducting large-scale ground combat
- Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs : Principal White House staff adviser on foreign policy and defense matters to the President of the United States, usually coordinating the major agencies; statutory member of the National Security Council and the chief of its staff; the incumbent is James L. Jones
- Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff : The senior member of the uniformed services of the United States, statutory senior military adviser to the President and Secretary of Defense; currently Admiral Mike Mullen; policy developer and adviser not in the operational chain of command
- U.S. Department of State : Agency of the executive branch of the U.S. government responsible for foreign policy and the conduct of American diplomacy.
- Lawrence Wilkerson : Pamela C. Harriman Visiting Professor of Government at the College of William and Mary; Professorial Lecturer in the University Honors Program at the George Washington University; former head of the U.S.-Cuba Policy Initiative, New America Foundation; former Chief of Staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell 2002-2005; Colonel (Ret.) U.S. Army
- Forces Command : United States Army headquarters, at Fort McPherson, Georgia, for Active Component and Reserve forces in the continental United States, Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, commanded by GEN Charles Campbell and performs training readiness oversight of all National Guard (United States) formations; after mobilization, takes command and control of Army National Guard (United States) and U.S. Army Reserve units preparing for deployment to the Unified Combatant Commands (UCC); when a unit is not assigned to a UCC, it reports to this organizations or one of its subcommands; subordinate to United States Joint Forces Command
- Weinberger-Powell Doctrine : A set of guidelines, developed by Caspar Weinberger and restated by Colin Powell, for when the United States should go to war
- Richard Armitage : A U.S. foreign policy specialist, first a U.S. Navy officer in the Vietnam War, who rose to positions including Deputy Secretary of State in the first term of the George W. Bush Administration; board, International Crisis Group; Aspen Strategy Group, Aspen Institute
- George H. W. Bush : (1924–) 41st U.S. President (Republican), elected in 1988 and serving one term; Director of Central Intelligence; U.S. Ambassador to China; youngest naval aviator in WWII
- George W. Bush : (1946–) 43rd U.S. President (Republican), elected in 2000 and re-elected in 2004.
- Frank Carlucci : U.S. Secretary of Defense and Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs for Ronald Reagan; Deputy Director of Central Intelligence; served in a variety of subcabinet posts in Republican and Democratic administrations after working as a Foreign Service Officer; Counselor at the Center for Strategic and International Studies
- Dick Cheney : (1941–) U.S. Vice President in the George W. Bush Administration and advocate of neoconservatism and unitary Presidential authority; currently a political commentator; U.S. Secretary of Defense in the George H. W. Bush Administration; spouse of Lynne Cheney; father of Liz Cheney
- Condoleeza Rice : Academic political scientist, then Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs and U.S. Secretary of State in the George W. Bush Administration
- Caspar Weinberger : Add brief definition or description