Military History Events

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Book Talk: The Good Soldiers

February 01, 2010 // 3:00pm4:00pm
Middle East Program
David Finkel, Editor and Writer, The Washington Post and Former Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center

Book Talk: Immortal: A Military History of Iran and Its Armed Forces

September 21, 2009 // 4:00pm5:00pm
Middle East Program
Steven Ward, Senior Intelligence Analyst, Central Intelligence Agency
Webcast

The Manhattan Project and its Cold War Legacy

February 20, 2008 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Cold War International History Project
Cynthia C. Kelly, Atomic Heritage Foundation, William Lanouette, writer and policy analyst, Robert Furman, retired Army Major, and head of the first atomic intelligence unit, and James Hershberg, The George Washington University,

Book Event--Stoic Warriors: The Ancient Philosophy Behind the Military Mind

September 22, 2005 // 10:30am11:30am
Global Europe Program
with author Dr. Nancy Sherman, Professor of Philosophy, Georgetown University and Adjunct Professor of Law at the Georgetown Law School

The Battle of Salamis: Ancient Lessons for Modern Statecraft

May 13, 2005 // 1:00am2:00pm
Global Europe Program
Barry Strauss, Professor of History and Classics, Cornell University

U.S. Counter-Insurgency in the Philippines: Lessons for Iraq?

March 08, 2005 // 5:00pm7:00pm
Canada Institute
Woodrow Wilson Center Fellow Brian McAllister Linn presented his research, which drew parallels between the challenges the U.S. military forces confronted in the Philippines at the beginning of the 20th century and those they are encountering in Iraq presently.

Post-War Angola: Trends and Prospects

April 05, 2004 // 2:30pm4:00pm
Africa Program
A panel discussion on "Post-War Angola: Trends and Prospects," featuring Raphael Marquez, a journalist and human rights activist; head of the Open Society Institute in Luanda, Professor Gerald Bender, one of America's most distinguished experts on Angola; and Evaristo Jose, Press Secretary for the Embassy of Angola.

Peace-Building in Africa's Great Lakes Region

October 17, 2003 // 9:00am10:30pm
Africa Program
A discussion on "Peace-Building in Africa's Great Lakes Region,"led by Ambassador Haile Menkerios, the Director of the Africa division of the UN Department of Political Affairs that is responsible for Africa's Great Lakes region.

Global Land Mine Elimination and the Ottawa Convention: Canadian Foreign Policy at Work

February 14, 2002 // 11:00pm
Canada Institute
Christopher Kirkey discussed the impact of the Ottawa Convention on Canada-U.S. relations and considered the significance of the convention in Canadian foreign policy.

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