Leslie H. Gelb
Leslie H. Gelb serves as President Emeritus of the Council on Foreign Relations. Gelb was Assistant Secretary of State for political/military affairs from 1977-1979, as well as the Director of Policy Planning and Arms Control for International Security Affairs at the Department of Defense from 1967-1969. He later taught at Georgetown University and was a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. Gelb is a former National Security Diplomatic Correspondent for the New York Times, where he won the Pulitzer Prize. He is the author of the forthcoming book Power Rules: How Common Sense Can Rescue Foreign Policy.