Former united states national security advisor Brent Scowcroft dies at 95. Lt. General Brent Scowcroft was the person who steered national security policy for decades. He passed away due to natural causes at the age of 95 in his home at Virginia. He was born in Ogden, Utah in 1925. he received a doctorate in International Relations from renowned Columbia University.
Brent served as the advisor for both Presidents Gerald Ford and George HW Bush. He is the only person in the united states to serve two administrations in the same role.
Brent Scowcroft, The Man Behind Successful US Policies
During the 1991 gulf war, he led the security policies towards Russia. His career includes a vast 60 years of service in the military and in national security as an executive. He was famous for being the bosom friend of the former united states president George HW Bush. He lended his military knowledge and practical solutions in the spectrum of national security. During 1991, he was the driving hand in the operation desert storm from urging president bush 41 from evicting Iraq from Kuwait.thoigh ha hadn’t in good relation with Bush’s son after his column about the war in Iraq. President Bush 41 also praised him as the right person in the job of an advisor.
The American response toward the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests in China, US actions towards Russia after the collapse of the soviet union was well crafted in the hands of brent. He was deeply rooted in the philosophy of enlightened realism, which promotes the coalitions and allies in the formation of the united states’ global leadership. The inclusion of the different communities and ethnic groups was his core principle.
Brent Scowcroftalso filled many roles in the unites state’s air force including directing the Political Science Department at the Air Force Academy. He received an honorary knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II in 1993. Scowcroft was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom for his actual works towards the Gulf War.