Okay, at least he’s thinking about things. Looks like a rather like-minded group – centrist to left of center. But the minds involved are mostly pretty good.
From the White House:
Tonight the President and Vice President are having a private dinner with a group of foreign policy experts, including former Administration officials from Republican and Democratic Administrations, academics and think tank experts. The President looks forward to engaging with this group and hearing their views on a range of national security and foreign policy issues.
Administration participants: The President; The Vice President; Secretary of State John Kerry; Deputy National Security Advisor Tony Blinken; Counselor to the President John Podesta; Phil Gordon, White House Coordinator for the Middle East, North Africa and the Gulf Region; Suzy George, Executive Secretary / Chief of Staff for the National Security Council
External participants: Sandy Berger; Zbigniew Brzezinski; Tom Donilon; Michele Flournoy; Richard Haass; Steve Hadley; Jane Harman; Michael Morell; Strobe Talbott.