Leadership is crucial to ensuring the success of our nation during this important time in American history. At stake are issues of great magnitude including financial regulation, health care reform, rising unemployment, and changes to our tax and energy policies. The challenge ahead of us: How can we produce strategic, thoughtful, and brilliant leaders who will guide us in the 21st century? And can we as a nation unite and overcome myriad challenges to preserve our status as a great global power? In a CNBC Special, Meeting of the Minds, hosted by Maria Bartiromo from the United States Military academy at West Point, America's greatest leaders gather to answer tough questions and chart a path forward.