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Congressman Curt Weldon

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Profile

Congressman Curt Weldon served for 20 years in the United States Congress retiring as both Vice Chair of the House Armed Services Committee as well as Vice Chair of the House Homeland Security Committee. He also served on the Energy Committee of the House Science Committee. Weldon led the 1st US Delegation into Libya to meet with Moammar Gadhaffi, led the 2nd and 3rd US Delegations into Libya with Senator Joe Biden as his guest, again meeting with Gadhaffi, and is the only US Official invited to address the entire Libyan nation in 2004. During the height of the Libyan War Weldon, in early April 2011, traveled again to Tripoli to confront Qadaffi and advise him to step down as suggested by the US and Allied Coalition. Weldon also led the 1st two Delegations into North Korea, met with top North Korean Officials and authored the two part 10 Point Peace Plan. Weldon organized over one dozen formal Inter-Parliamentary Relationships with the US Congress and other countries. Weldon's work in Russia is well documented — he authored the 48 page 'New Time-New Beginning" Strategy endorsed by over 150 Members of Congress and was the Keynote Speaker at the 100th Anniversary of Kurchatov Institute along with Japanese PM Koizumi and Russian FM Primakov. While in Congress he organized and Co-Chaired the US/FSU Energy Caucus, the Oceans Security Initiative and the International Energy Advisory Council, working with Oil & Gas CEO's worldwide. Weldon has led over 60 Bi-Partisan Delegations to over 100 nations. He has taught and lectured at Universities around the world including the Technical University of Budapest, Cambridge University (London), Chinese National Defense University (twice), Fudan University, MGMO University (Moscow), Karic University (Belgrade), Al Fateh University (Tripoli) as well as numerous Universities in the US. He has been awarded 5 Honorary Doctorate Degrees and is an Academician/Member of the Russian Federation Academy of Social Sciences. He has received over 100 National and International Awards and Commendations for his public service.