New defense secretary

February 1997
Jet;2/10/97, Vol. 91 Issue 12, p61
Presents a photograph of William Cohen being sworn in as United States defense secretary by Vice President Al Gore in early 1997. Also pictured are President Bill Clinton and Cohen's wife, Janet Langhart; Background on Cohen's career; Who he replaces.


Related Articles

  • William S. Cohen.  // National Journal;6/14/97, Vol. 29 Issue 24, p1182 

    Profiles United States Defense Secretary William S. Cohen. Role in the administration; Highlights of political career; Comments from colleagues; Major achievements.

  • 'Adults' Taking Over Washington Jobs. Chaisson, Kernan // Journal of Electronic Defense;May2001, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p16 

    Reports on an observation made by United States Congressman David Weldon that many posts in national security have been filled by more senior appointees. Composition of the Administration team; Observers' responses; Support for U.S. President George W. Bush's plan for defense assessment.

  • Cohen's visit to Japan.  // Jet;04/21/97, Vol. 91 Issue 22, p6 

    Presents a photograph of United States Defense Secretary William Cohen with his wife, Janet Langhart at the Tokyo International Airport.

  • Clinton moves Halperin nomination forward.  // Human Events;8/21/93, Vol. 53 Issue 34, p1 

    Reports on the controversy surrounding the appointment of Morton Halperin as the assistant secretary of defense for democratization and peacekeeping. Charges on Halperin's activities as a Civil Liberties Union official; Compilation of Halperin's writings attesting to his communist leanings;...

  • Will Clinton send Halperin nomination forward?  // Human Events;8/14/93, Vol. 53 Issue 33, p7 

    Reports on United States President Bill Clinton's intention of nominating Morton Halperin as the assistant secretary of defense for democracy and human rights, for the Department of Defense. Concern by Clinton over opposition in Capitol Hill; Quotes by Halperin during the Cold War years.

  • Untitled. Evans, Rowland; Novak, Robert // Human Events;2/11/94, Vol. 50 Issue 5, p18 

    Looks into the nomination of United States Deputy Secretary of Defense William Perry as Defense Secretary. View about Perry's performance in the White House; Survey of activists about the abortion issue; Jack Kemp's speech about prison construction as an anti-crime measure.

  • Defense Secretary Visits Vietnam. High, Gil // Soldiers;May2000, Vol. 55 Issue 5, p8 

    Reports on the visit of United States Defense Secretary William S. Cohen to Hanoi, Vietnam in March 2000. Purpose of his visit; Topics discussed by Cohen with Vietnamese officials; Other Asian countries visited by Cohen.

  • When in doubt, punt. Sweetman, Bill // Interavia Business & Technology;Jul/Aug2000, Vol. 55 Issue 644, p64 

    Reports on the decision by defense secretary William Cohen and his advisors to keep a "winner-takes-all" JSF program as the basis for the draft request for proposals. Opinion that Cohen's decision is irrelevant because the decision will have to be reviewed by whoever is in the Pentagon when the...

  • Caldera nominated to be Army Secretary. Edens, Frank A. // Officer;Jul98, Vol. 74 Issue 6, p35 

    Reports on US President Bill Clinton's nomination of Corporation for National and Community Service Managing Director Louis E. Caldera to be the Secretary of the Army succeeding Secretary Togo D. West. Caldera's experiences; Educational background.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics