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November 18, 2016

Former Top U.S. Officials Who Support Closing Guantanamo

 

FIVE Secretaries of Defense

  • Melvin Laird (1969-1973)
  • Robert Gates (2006-2011)
  • Leon Panetta (2011-2013)
  • Chuck Hagel (2013-2015)
  • Ash Carter (2015-2017)

FIVE Chairs of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

  • General Colin Powell (1989-1993)
  • General Hugh Shelton (1997-2001)
  • General Peter Pace (2005-2007)
  • Admiral Mike Mullen (2007-2011)
  • General Martin Dempsey (2011-2015)

EIGHT Secretaries of State

  • Henry Kissinger (1973-1977)
  • James A. Baker III (1989-1992)
  • Warren Christopher (1993-1997)
  • Madeleine Albright (1997-2001)
  • General Colin Powell (2001-2005)
  • Condoleezza Rice (2005-2009)
  • Hillary Clinton (2009-2013)
  • John Kerry (2013-2017)

FOUR CIA Directors

  • Robert Gates (1991-1993)
  • Leon Panetta (2009-2011)
  • General David Petraeus (2011-2012)
  • John Brennan (2013-2017)

TWO Directors of National Intelligence

  • Admiral Dennis Blair (2009-2010)
  • Lt. General James Clapper (2010-2017)

SIX National Security Advisors

  • Henry Kissinger (1969-1975)
  • Zbigniew Brzeninski (1977-1981)
  • General Colin Powell (1987-1989)
  • Condoleezza Rice (2001-2005)
  • General James Jones (2009-2010)
  • Susan Rice (2013-2017)