Managing a Transition Crisis


Managing a Transition Crisis
George H. W. Bush Presidential Library, October 18, 2016
Live Streamed at

Brent Scowcroft Institute of International Affairs
George H.W. Bush School of Government and Public Service
George H.W. Bush Presidential Library
George H.W. Bush Foundation

Interview with Andrew Card

Transcript: Discussion & Interview with Andrew Card

Panel Discussion on Crisis Management during Transitions

Transcript: Fiery Cross Crisis Simulation


Interview with former White House Chief of Staff Andrew Card on Presidential Decision Making
by Martha Joynt Kumar,Director, White House Transition Project

Panel: Flashpoint at Fiery Cross — Confrontation in the South China Sea
by Professor Peter D. Feaver and Visiting Associate Professor Timothy
Nichols, Duke University.

Event Participants

Moderator: Timothy Nichols
Visiting Associate Professor in the Practice, Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University; former Contingency Planner, U.S. Department of Defense

Andrew Card Jr.
Former Secretary of Transportation; former White House Chief of Staff

Larry C. Napper
former Ambassador to the Republic of Latvia and to Kazakhstan

Andrew S. Natsios
Executive Professor and Director, Scowcroft Institute of International Affairs

General Mark Welsh III (Ret.)
Dean, Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University; former Chief of Staff, U.S. Air Force

Peter Fever
Special Advisor on Strategic Planning, National Security Council 2005-2007