General Brent Scowcroft, 1925–2020

General Brent Scowcroft, 1925–2020

Brent Scowcroft on Capitol Hill in Washington, February 1, 2007 (Jim Young/Reuters) General Brent Scowcroft, who served as national-security adviser to presidents Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush, died this week at the age of 95. Quiet and unassuming, but ruthlessly effective in accomplishing his…