Brent Scowcroft , NSC chief for two presidents has died at the age of 95, according to a statement posted online on Aug. 7, 2020.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media.,
Brent Scowcroft was kind, wise, generous, and brilliant. The gold standard for national security advisors, a valued mentor and peerless public servant. My deepest condolences to his family. May he RIP.
Brent Scowcroft…Dies at 95 – The New York Times https://t.co/93yE99ivTJ
— Susan Rice (@AmbassadorRice) August 7, 2020
Cause of Death.
We have no information at the moment on of caused death . This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.
The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
Brent Scowcroft passed away last night. He set the standard for all Nat Sec Advisors. He got the balance right between being an honest broker for the potus & a counselor to him. He was no less exceptional as a mentor, colleague, & friend. May his memory always be for a blessing.
— Richard N. Haass (@RichardHaass) August 7, 2020
In uniform and at the highest levels of government, Brent Scowcroft served the country he loved with dedication and distinction. He was a brilliant thinker, a model national security advisor, and a treasured friend. I will miss him dearly. https://t.co/MBYPG8CasJ
— Madeleine Albright (@madeleine) August 7, 2020
Brent Scowcroft was a rare Washington figure who had both a first-class temperament and a first-class mind. His deft touch in managing the Cold War’s end was both understated and brilliant. America needs leaders like Admiral Scowcroft🇺🇸 https://t.co/Y7amvNhwqS
— Joe Scarborough (@JoeNBC) August 7, 2020
Brent Scowcroft was the very definition of a public servant — a man of integrity, grace, love of country, and humility. He was the standard for every National Security Adviser and a role model for so many others who sought to serve our country. pic.twitter.com/GpSPUJv9Tn
— Condoleezza Rice (@CondoleezzaRice) August 7, 2020