USGLC’s Conservative Foreign Policy Study Group consists of a group of distinguished conservative foreign policy and national security experts who served in the Trump Administration and in previous Republican Administrations, and who share our commitment to strengthening America’s global leadership to advance our economic and security interests.

Link to the Press Release

Check out the oped by CSG study group members Morgan Ortagus and Adam Boehler in the Washington Examiner on The case for American global leadership.

 

  • Todd Abrajano

    Former Chief Operating Officer and Head of Agency
    U.S. Trade and Development Agency

  • Eddy Acevedo

    Former National Security Advisor and Deputy Assistant Administrator for Legislative and Public Affairs
    U.S. Agency for International Development

  • Richard Ashooh

    Former Assistant Secretary for Export Administration
    U.S. Department of Commerce

  • Rachael Baitel Greenberg

    Former Deputy Chief of Staff
    U.S. International Development Finance Corporation

  • Stewart Barber

    Former Special Assistant to the President and Director of International Initiatives and Outreach for the Office of Economic Initiatives and Entrepreneurship
    The White House

  • Stephen Biegun

    Former Deputy Secretary of State
    U.S.  Department of State

  • Adam Boehler

    Former Chief Executive Officer
    U.S.  International Development Finance Corporation

  • David Bohigian

    Former Executive Vice President and acting President and CEO
    U.S. International Development Finance Corporation

  • Ambassador Kenneth Braithwaite

    Former U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Norway; Former Secretary of the Navy

  • Carrie Cabelka

    Former Assistant Secretary of State for Administration
    U.S. Department of State

  • Sean Cairncross

    Former Chief Executive Officer
    Millennium Challenge Corporation

  • Brian Cavanaugh

    Former Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director, National Security Council
    The White House

  • Elbridge Colby

    Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy and Force Development
    U.S. Department of Defense

  • Norm Coleman

    Former United States Senator for Minnesota

  • John Cooney

    Former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Global Operations, U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service; Chief of Staff
    International Trade Administration

  • Julie Cram

    Former Deputy Assistant Administrator
    Bureau for Democracy, Development and Innovation

    Former U.S. Government Senior Coordinator
    International Basic Education

    Former U.S. AID Senior Coordinator
    Gender Equality and Women’s Empowermen

  • Ambassador Kelley Currie

    Former U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues, U.S. Department of State; Former Ambassador to the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)
    U.S. Mission to the United Nations

  • José Cunningham

    Former Executive Director of the Advocacy Center
    U.S. Department of Commerce

  • Charlotte Florance Day

    Former Senior Advisor to the Administrator
    U.S. Agency for International Development

  • Ramsey Day

    Former Assistant Administrator for Africa
    U.S. Agency for International Development

  • Leslie Dewees

    Former Policy Advisor to U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley
    U.S. Mission to the United Nations

  • Jennifer Ehlinger

    Former Director of Communications and Strategic Advisor
    U.S. Department of State

  • Everett Eissenstat

    Former Deputy Assistant to the President for International Economics and Deputy Director of the National Economic Council, National Security Council
    The White House

  • David Feith

    Former U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs
    U.S. Department of State

  • Carrie Filipetti

    Former Deputy Special Representative for Venezuela and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Latin America and the Caribbean
    U.S Department of State

  • David Fogel

    Former Chief Business Development Officer and Senior Advisor to the Under Secretary for Economic Growth
    U.S. Department of State

  • Taryn Frideres

    Former Deputy to the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations
    U.S. Mission to the United Nations

  • Joel Frushone

    Former Director Office of External Affairs and Communications
    U.S. Economic Development Administration

  • Bonnie Glick

    Former Deputy Administrator and Chief Operating Officer
    U.S. Agency for International Development

  • Alex Gray

    Former Deputy Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff, National Security Council
    The White House

  • Ambassador Mark Green

    Former Administrator
    U.S. Agency for International Development

  • Robert Greenway

    Former Deputy Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Middle Eastern and North African Affairs, National Security Council
    The White House

  • Miles Hansen

    Former Director for Gulf Affairs, National Security Council
    The White House

  • Brian Hook

    Former Senior Advisor for the Abraham Accords; U.S. Special Representative for Iran and Senior Policy Advisor to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
    U.S. Department of State

  • Allison Hooker

    Former Deputy Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Asian Affairs, National Security Council
    The White House

  • Luke Lindberg

    Former Chief of Staff and Chief Strategy Officer
    Export-Import Bank of the United States

  • Jennifer Key Mack

    Former U.S. Global Water Coordinator and Deputy Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Food Security
    U.S. Agency for International Development

  • Christopher Maloney

    Former Assistant to the Administrator, Bureau for Policy, Planning, and Learning
    U.S. Agency for International Development

  • CJ Mahoney

    Former Deputy United States Trade Representative
    Executive Office of the President

  • Brent McIntosh

    Former Under Secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs
    U.S. Department of the Treasury

  • Bradley McKinney

    Former Vice President of Economic Security and Operations for the Program on China and Transformational Exports
    Export-Import Bank of the United States

  • Amy K. Mitchell

    Former Chief of Staff, Global Women’s Issues, U.S. Department of State; Former Special Assistant to the Secretary of Defense
    Department of Defense

  • Edward Miyagishima

    Former Chief of Protocol and Director of Scheduling, Advance & Operations
    Department of Homeland Security

  • Teresa Davis Morgenstern

    Former Deputy Press Secretary 
    U.S. Department of Defense

  • Matt Mowers

    Former Chief of Staff and Chief Policy Officer in the Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator, and Special Representative for Global Health Diplomacy
    U.S. Department of State

  • Heather Nauert

    Former Spokesperson and acting Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs
    U.S. Department of State

  • Dan Negrea

    Former Special Representative for Commercial and Business Affairs
    U.S. Department of State

  • Edward Newburn

    Former Senior Advisor, Office of the Chairman
    Export-Import Bank of the United States

  • Gabriel Noronha

    Former Special Advisor for the Iran Action Group
    U.S. Department of State

  • Ambassador Robert O’Brien

    Former National Security Advisor
    The White House

  • Morgan Ortagus

    Former Spokesperson
    U.S. Department of State

  • Richard Parker

    Former Chief Innovation Officer & Director, ITR Hub
    U.S. Agency for International Development

  • Leah Pedersen

    Former Assistant Administrator for Legislative and Public Affairs
    U.S. Agency for International Development

  • Ned Rauch-Mannino

    Former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Global Operations & Senior Advisor for Global Markets
    U.S. Department of Commerce

  • Kimberly Reed

    Former Chairman of the Board of Directors and President and Chief Executive Officer
    Export-Import Bank of the United States

  • Julie Radford

    Former Deputy Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff, Office of Economic Initiatives and Entrepreneurship
    The White House

  • Jim Richardson

    Former Assistant to the Administrator for Policy, Planning, and Learning (PPL), U.S. Agency for International Development; Former Director of the Office of Foreign Assistance
    U.S. Department of State

  • Karen Roberts

    Former Director, Gifts and Grants Management 
    Peace Corps

  • Gracey Roskam

    Former Director of Scheduling and Advance for U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki HaleyU.S. Mission to the United Nations

  • Peter Roskam

    Former U.S. Representative for Illinois’s 6th congressional district

  • Adrienne Ross

    Former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Strategic Communications
    U.S. Department of State

  • Joseph Semsar

    Former Acting Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade
    U.S. Department of Commerce

  • Manisha Singh

    Former Assistant Secretary of State for Economic Growth
    U.S. Department of State

  • Greg L. Smith

    Former Special Assistant to the President and Deputy Director of Political Affairs for Policy and Personnel
    The White House

  • Lara Smith

    Former Chief of Staff
    Millennium Challenge Corporation

  • Bill Stepien

    Former Director of Political Affairs
    The White House

  • Paul Teller

    Former Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of Strategic Initiatives, Office of the Vice President of the United States
    The White House

  • Andrea Thompson

    Former Under Secretary of State
    U.S. Department of State

  • David Urban

    Former Chairman
    American Battle Monuments Commission

  • Morgan Viña

    Former Chief of Staff to U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley
    U.S. Mission to the United Nations

  • Charity Wallace

    Former Senior Vice President and Managing Director
    U.S. International Development Finance Corporation

  • Mike Walsh

    Former Chief of Staff and acting General Counsel
    U.S. Department of Commerce

  • Clete Willems

    Former Deputy Assistant to the President for International Economics and Deputy Director of the National Economic Council, National Security Council
    The White House