From the release:
Thomas has served as the magazine's editor at large since September 2006. Along with his editorial duties, he is Newsweek's lead writer for major news stories and is also responsible for authoring numerous longer features. He has authored behind-the-scenes issues on presidential elections and was a key part of Newsweek's award winning coverage on the war on terror.
... Seating at this lecture will be limited, Scowcroft Institute officials note. Tickets are available on a first come, first served basis at The Eagle, KBTX, WTAW, the Bryan-College Station Convention and Visitors Bureau, and the MSC Box Office.