Security and Defense Events

Canada and the United States: What Does It Mean to Be Good Neighbours?

October 27, 2008 // 7:30am5:00pm
Canada Institute
The Canada Institute, along with several partners, co-sponsored the annual conference of the Canadian Defense and Foreign Affairs Institute, which examined outstanding unsettled issues between Canada and the United States from both sides of the border and suggested ways to resolve those issues.

Book Discussion--The CIA and the Culture of Failure

October 16, 2008 // 12:00pm1:00pm
International Security Studies
with author John Diamond, former national security reporter, USA TODAY, and former Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center

Environment, Conflict, and Peacebuilding: Sharing Lessons and Building Networks (Location: Barcelona)

October 07, 2008 // 11:30am1:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
An international panel sponsored by the Wilson Center and UNEP presents evidence that managing the environment and natural resources is key to improving security, resolving conflicts, and building a sustainable peace after war.

Book Discussion--The Forever War

October 01, 2008 // 4:00pm5:30pm
International Security Studies
Speaker and author: Dexter Filkins, staff writer and correspondent in Iraq, The New York Times

Launch of WorldWatch Magazine's Population Issue

September 30, 2008 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
In a recent nationwide poll studying the U.S. public's attitudes toward population, barely 50 percent of respondents believed there is a strong link between global population growth and climate change, reports Thomas Prugh of World Watch magazine at the launch of their population issue

Book Discussion: Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution;and How It Can Renew America

September 29, 2008 // 10:00am11:00am
International Security Studies
The country that becomes the leader in new energy technology will have the most stable economy and garner respect on the international stage, says Thomas Friedman.

Book Discussion—To Lead the World: American Strategy After the Bush Doctrine

September 25, 2008 // 4:00pm5:30pm
International Security Studies
Melvyn Leffler, Edward R. Stettinius Professor of History, University of Virginia; Jeffrey Legro, Compton Professor of World Politics, University of Virginia; Stephen Van Evera, Ford International Professor of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Robert Kagan, Senior Associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Book Discussion—Undeclared War and the Future of U.S. Foreign Policy

September 12, 2008 // 12:00pm1:00pm
International Security Studies
Speaker/author: Kenneth B. Moss, Professor of National Security Studies, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, National Defense University

Ending Terrorism: Lessons for Defeating Al-Qaeda

September 08, 2008 // 12:00pm1:30pm
International Security Studies
Audrey Cronin, Professor, U.S. National War College

Can Military Strikes Destroy Iran's Gas Centrifuge Program?

September 05, 2008 // 12:00pm1:30pm
International Security Studies
David Albright, President, Institute for Science and International Security