Security and Defense Events


Trade, Aid, and Security: An Agenda for Peace and Development

July 11, 2007 // 9:00am11:00am
Environmental Change and Security Program
Poorly designed and implemented trade policies are prolonging violent conflicts; and aid programs, as they are currently constructed, are not achieving their stated goals of alleviating poverty, warns Oli Brown of IISD.

Beyond Disasters: Creating Opportunities for Peace

June 28, 2007 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Co-authors of the new Worldwatch report, Beyond Disasters: Creating Opportunities for Peace, presented some of their main findings on how natural disasters in conflict zones can foster or hinder peace.

The Reliable Replacement Warhead and the Future of the U.S. Weapons Program

June 15, 2007 // 12:00pm1:30pm
International Security Studies
with Thomas D'Agostino, Deputy Administrator for Defense Programs, National Nuclear Security Administration, Department of Energy

For-Profit Terrorism

June 12, 2007 // 12:00pm1:00pm
International Security Studies
with Justine Rosenthal, Executive Editor, The National Interest, and Director, Council on Global Terrorism

French Security and Defense Policy Under Nicolas Sarkozy

May 25, 2007 // 11:00am12:30pm
Global Europe Program
Yves Boyer, Deputy Director, Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique

Teaching Environment, Population, and Security: Workshop for Faculty of Military Education Institutions

May 22, 2007 // 9:00am5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Faculty at military education institutions debate military roles in responding to environmental security challenges, assess policy implications of this involvement, and identify topics for further research.

The Six Party Talks and the Shifting Dynamics in Northeast Asia

May 15, 2007 // 12:00pm1:00pm
International Security Studies
with Michael J. Green, Japan Chair and Senior Adviser, Center for Strategic and International Studies; Associate Professor of International Relations, Georgetown University

National Security and the Threat of Climate Change

May 14, 2007 // 3:00pm5:15pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Climate change's anticipated impacts such as sea level rise and forced migration can have multiplier effects, accelerating traditional security threats, conclude 11 retired flag officers in a new report from the CNA Corporation.

Understanding Al Qaeda

May 07, 2007 // 12:00pm1:00pm
International Security Studies
with Bruce Riedel, Senior Fellow, Saban Center for Middle East Policy, Brookings Institution; former Senior Director for Near East and South Asian Affairs, National Security Council

Navigating the Post Cold-War, Post 9/11 World: 2007 C. Warren Goldring Annual Lecture on Canada-U.S. Relations

May 01, 2007 // 6:00pm7:15pm
Canada Institute
In a lecture on the emerging security challenges facing the United States post-9/11, Richard Haass addressed future public policy decisions and relations between Canada and the United States.