Security and Defense Events

Drought and Conflict in the West African Sahel: Developing Conflict Management Strategies

October 18, 2005 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Anthony Nyong of the University of Jos, Nigeria, discusses the relationship between drought and conflict in the West African Sahe. Focusing on the Sahelian region of northern Nigeria, Nyong examines how scarcity of natural resources and conflict interact to exacerbate vulnerability and human insecurity.

The Global War on Terror': A European Perspective

October 11, 2005 // 12:00pm1:30pm
International Security Studies
with Xavier Raufer, Director, Department on Organized Crime and Terrorism, Institute of Criminology, University of Paris

After the Storm: Environment and Population Issues in Gulf Coast Reconstruction and Global Implications for Coastal Development

October 05, 2005 // 10:00am11:00am
Environmental Change and Security Program
Robert A. Thomas, who holds the Chair of Environmental Communications at the University of Loyola in New Orleans, speaks about the environmental and demographic aspects of post-hurricane reconstruction in the Gulf Coast.
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Implications of China's Energy Growth

October 05, 2005 // 9:00am11:00am
China Environment Forum
To fuel the country's economic boom, China is building a new 1,000-megawatt coal-fired power plant every week, and the country is consuming half the world's cement, a quarter of all steel, and two-fifths of all copper. Not surprisingly, fifty percent of China's outward FDI is in extractive industries.

Understanding the Nexus of Proliferation and Terrorism

September 28, 2005 // 1:00pm2:30pm
International Security Studies
This panel discussion will include world-renowned terrorism experts, nonproliferation experts, and those in the policymaking arena who spent time planning the American response to nuclear proliferation and terrorism. The panel is part of the U.S. Army's 2005 Eisenhower National Security Conference on "Shaping National Security: National Power in an International World." For further conference and registration information, visit www.eisenhowerseries.com/2005ensc/index.html.

Democracy, Prosperity and Regional Security: The Future of U.S. – Greece Relations

September 26, 2005 // 10:00am11:00am
Global Europe Program
Amb. Charles P. Ries, U.S. Ambassador to Greece

The Challenge of Reconciling Nuclear Energy and Nonproliferation under the NPT

September 13, 2005 // 12:00pm1:30pm
International Security Studies
with Lawrence Scheinman, Distinguished Professor, Monterey Institute of International Studies
Webcast

Book Launch: Energy and Security: Toward a New Foreign Policy Strategy

September 12, 2005 // 2:00pm5:00pm
Kennan Institute
Experts launch new Kennan Institute book. Video is available.

Afghanistan's Emerging Health Portrait: A Dialogue with Afghanistan's Minister of Public Health

August 30, 2005 // 1:00pm3:00pm
Middle East Program
Sayed Mohammid Amin Fatimie, Afghanistan Minister of Public Health, highlights improvements to Afghanistan's healthcare system that have transpired during the U.S. presence, but adds that more time is needed to repair the problems and rebuild the system into one of transparency and efficacy.

Book Discussion: Winning the Oil End Game: Innovations for Profits, Jobs and Security

July 22, 2005 // 10:00am11:30am
Africa Program
A Director's Forum discussion with MacArthur Fellow and physicist Amory Lovins, about his recently published book, Winning the Oil Endgame: Innovations for Profits, Jobs and Security.

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