Latest A/O Global Intelligence Weekly (scroll down for our Newsletter Archives):
Some Brief Updates On Our Current National Security Condition (May 8, 2017)
American Opportunity/FCF has been researching, informing, educating and advocating for decades and on these specific issues since 2010. As such, we are active on behalf on our supporters, readers and donors who want to positively affect the policy of our country but cannot participate full time -- as we can at our Foundation. As such, this newsletter reports on policy participation in Washington D.C. by James Gilmore, President and CEO over the past thirty days. Read the entire A/O Newsletter here: http://americanopportunity.org/newsletter/20180427
The National Security Strategy as a Blueprint for the New Direction for America
By James S. Gilmore III, President and CEO, American Opportunity Foundation. (April 2018)
As we have stated in previous essays, America today is in a world-wide conflict to determine how mankind will live in the years ahead. This conflict engages all aspects of national power: military, economic, diplomatic, and the competition of values. Often we think of economics, defense, and diplomacy in separate categories or stovepipes. The truth is that all elements of national power work together to further the goal and mission of any national policy. The Trump administration is seeking to align all parts of government activity toward one unified mission: the security and prosperity of the American people.
The full newsletter can be accessed here: http://americanopportunity.org/newsletter/20180413
A/O Global Intelligence Weekly: Bolton Might Be The Shot In The Arm We Need (April 6, 2018)
News this week of John Bolton's ascendancy to the White House has been the topic of much conversation as of late. With the dust settled and the air cleared, I wanted to offer some clear-sighted and sober thoughts as to what Bolton's leadership as National Security Advisor means for Washington and the world.
Read the entire newsletter here: http://americanopportunity.org/newsletter/20180329
A/O Global Intelligence Weekly: A Breakthrough with N. Korea? (March 23, 2018)
Yes, ladies and gentlemen -- it is a breakthrough that can only be termed as historic.
Earlier this week, the Trump administration announced the possibility of a breakthrough in North Korea. This announcement came after a united Korean Olympic team represented the entire peninsula for the first time since 1948 (the teams had previously only marched together in the opening ceremonies of the Olympics symbolically in 2000 and 2004).
Read the entire newsletter regarding North Korea - http://americanopportunity.org/newsletter/20180308
ARCHIVE: A/O Global Intelligence Weekly
Brief Updates On National Security
The State of American Foreign Policy (Part 6)
Ambassador Bolton Named NSC Adviser
A Breakthrough In North Korea?
The State of American Foreign Policy (Part 5)
The State of American Foreign Policy (Part 4)
The State of American Foreign Policy (Part 3)
The State of American Foreign Policy (Part 2)
The State of American Foreign Policy (Part 1)
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!
Tax Reform VICTORY and the New Direction
The American Opportunity Manifesto
Trump Tax Cuts & Jobs Act About to Pass
Tax Reform Is On The Horizon!
Is Tax Reform On The Ropes?
U.S. Economy Roars Back; N. Korea Nuke Test
The Moral Imperative For Tax Reform
Trump's Tax Reform Needs Your Help
The tragic attacks in Las Vegas
Trump Tax Plan Unveiled
Socialism: Doctrine To Extinguish Liberty
Tax Reform and Drug Trafficking
North Korea's Dangerous Gambit
Trump's Strategy in Afghanistan
North Korea Runs Out Of Options
Venezuela In Crisis; Obamacare Repeal
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James S. "Jim" Gilmore, III
Governor of Virginia (1998-2002)
President and CEO
American Opportunity Foundation
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Alexandria, VA 22314
James S. "Jim" Gilmore III, was the 68th Governor of Virginia (1998-2002). Jim Gilmore grew up in Richmond, Virginia. He is a veteran of the U.S. Army. In 1971, Jim Gilmore enlisted as a volunteer in the U.S. Army after college and worked as a counter-intelligence agent in then-West Germany after intensive language training in German, in which he became fluent. In 1974, he was awarded the Joint Service Commendation Medal for Service to NATO. After serving his country and receiving his law degree he was elected as chief prosecutor for Henrico County and was elected Attorney General of Virginia in 1993. In 2003, Mr. Gilmore served as chairman of the Air Force Academy Board of Visitors. Mr. Gilmore was the Chairman of the Republican National Committee from 2001 to 2002. Mr. Gilmore graduated from the University of Virginia (UVA) and earned a B.A. degree in International Relations, Russian Area Studies. He then earned his law degree from the UVA School of Law.
As Governor he led extensive work in economic development including trade missions to The United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and Hong Kong. Gov. Gilmore has also traveled to Israel, Pakistan, Croatia, Austria, Czech Republic, Australia, and Peru. Gov. Gilmore is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a frequent participant in the Center for the National Interest, and has lectured at the Potomac Institute on homeland security and terrorism issues.
From 1999 to 2003, he served as Chairman of the Congressional panel to assess America’s capabilities to respond to a terrorist attack. This panel is known as the "Gilmore Commission” (http://www.rand.org/nsrd/terrpanel/ ). He ran for the GOP nomination for president from July 2015 to February 2016. He currently works in Alexandria at the American Opportunity Foundation as the President & CEO. The American Opportunity Foundation, and its predecessor, the Free Congress Foundation, has worked for decades to shape the discussions around American society, and to offer conservative solutions that promise real prosperity, national security, and American values. Since leaving office he has served on eight corporate boards of directors. He is married to Roxane Gatling Gilmore and they have two grown sons.