About BENS

Our Founder

Stanley A. Weiss

1926–2021

Stanley A. Weiss was the Founding Chairman of Business Executives for National Security and former chairman of the mining, refractories, chemicals and mineral processing company, American Premier, Inc.

A former fellow at Harvard's Center for International Affairs, Mr. Weiss was the recipient of an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from Point Park College in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He served on the Board of Directors for Premier Chemicals and was a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the American Ditchley Foundation, the International Institute for Strategic Studies, and the Royal Institute in the United Kingdom. Mr. Weiss had served on the Board of Directors of Harman International Industries; the Board of Visitors of Georgetown University School of Foreign Service; and the Advisory Boards of RAND's Center for Middle East Public Policy and the International Crisis Group.

Mr. Weiss wrote extensively on public policy matters and routinely published in The Huffington Post. His writings have also been featured in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and the Washington Times. His book, Manganese: The Other Uses, is the definitive work on the non-metallurgical uses of manganese.

More information on Mr. Weiss as well as his index of published articles is available at www.stanleyweiss.net.

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