Past Events

Film: Afghanistan Unveiled

April 24, 2003 // 4:15pm6:00pm
Asia Program
Co-sponsored with the Asia Foundation, this documentary marks the culmination of a groundbreaking training program for Afghan women journalists.

The New Old World: Achieving Its Potential

April 24, 2003 // 8:00am10:00am
Program on America and the Global Economy
Martha Farnsworth Riche PrincipalFarnsworth Riche AssociatesDavid WalkerComptroller General of the United StatesJohn ParkerWashington Bureau ChiefThe Economist

The Second Front: Fighting Terrorism in Southeast Asia

April 23, 2003 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Asia Program
Carolina Hernandez, professor, Institute for Strategic and Development Studies, Philippines; Sheldon Simon, professor, Arizona State University; Angel Rabasa, senior policy analyst, RAND; Larry Niksch, Congressional Research Service.Download Special Report #112

Five Simple Rules for Starting Your Own Country

April 23, 2003 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Global Europe Program
Ann Robertson, Managing Editor, Problems of Post-Communism and Title VIII multiple EES grant recipient

Air Pollution Challenges in Rural China

April 23, 2003 // 12:00am
China Environment Forum

Winning the Peace: Women's Role in Post-Conflict Iraq

April 22, 2003 // 8:45am12:30pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Nasreen Mustafa Sideek, Minister of Reconstruction and Development, Kurdistan Regional Government; Zainab Al-Suwaij, Executive Director, American Islamic Congress; Ambassador Hattie Babbitt, Senior Vice President, Hunt Alternatives Fund and Women Waging Peace; Abdulaziz A. Sachedina, Professor of Islamic and Shi'ite Studies, University of Toronto, Zainab Salbi, President, Women for Women International; Rakiah Al-Kayssi, Iraqi Jurist Association; and Sanam Anderlini, Policy Commission Director, Women Waging Peace/Hunt Alternatives Fund

The HIV/AIDS Pandemic and Critical Policy Issues for the Armed Forces

April 22, 2003 // 12:00am
Environmental Change and Security Program
Featuring Stuart Kingma, Director, Civil-Military Alliance to Combat HIV and AIDS, and Rodger Yeager, Associate Director, Civil-Military Alliance to Combat HIV and AIDS

Book Launch---Taking Liberties: Four Decades in the Struggle for Rights

April 21, 2003 // 4:00pm6:00pm
International Security Studies
with author Aryeh Neier, President, Soros Foundation

The Bear and the Crescent: Russia, Islam and the War on Terrorism

April 21, 2003 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Kennan Institute
Ariel Cohen, Research Fellow, Heritage Foundation

Book Launch: Between Faith and History-A Biography of J.A. Kufuor

April 21, 2003 // 9:00am11:00pm
Africa Program
John Agyekum Kufuor became the President of Ghana on January 7, 2001. The road to the presidency was tortuous and is reflective of Ghana's political history, which since Kwame Nkrumah led to independence in 1957, has been dominated by military interventions and dictatorships.

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