Former U.S. National Security Adviser Thomas E. Donilon and Brookings Board of Trustees Chairman John L. Thornton discuss the U.S. "rebalance toward Asia," prefacing President Obama's upcoming trip to the region, at a Brookings event on March 6, 2014. (Paul Morigi)
Expanding U.S. Energy Supplies: The Not-So-Secret Weapon in Iran Sanctions Success
March 7, 2014,
Former U.S. National Security Advisor Thomas E. Donilon spoke at Brookings yesterday, in a conversation with John L. Thornton, chairman of the Brookings Board of Trustees, at an event focused on the Obama administration's effort to rebalance U.S. foreign policy toward Asia. In his remarks, Donilon highlighted the vital role that new American production of oil and gas played in enabling a more intensive global sanctions regime against Iran.