October 07, 2010 // 4:00pm — 6:00pm
Avner Cohen, Senior Fellow, James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies; Morton Halperin, Senior Adviser, Open Society Institute, Samuel W. Lewis, former U.S. Ambassador to Israel; Bruce Riedel, Former Senior Director, National Security Council, Near East Affairs
October 01, 2010 // 12:00pm — 1:30pm
Author Keith Jeffery, Professor of British History, Queen's University, Belfast; Sir John Scarlett, Former Director General, British Secret Intelligence Service (MI6)
September 21, 2010 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
Thomas Blanton, Director, National Security Archive, The George Washington University; Svetlana Savranskaya, Research Fellow, National Security Archive, The George Washington University; David Hoffman, Foreign Editor, The Washington Post
September 09, 2010 // 4:00pm — 5:00pm
Damiana Otoiu, Romanian Cultural Institute Short-term Scholar, Mircea Munteanu, Woodrow Wilson Center
September 08, 2010 // 3:30pm — 5:30pm
How well do we know North Korea? Amid speculation on political succession, the question of Pyongyang's nuclear intentions and capabilities, and North Korean brinkmanship, how can we be certain that the conclusions we reach about the North's intentions are sound? How do we assess the quality of our intelligence sources, given the opacity of the regime?
September 07, 2010 // 4:00pm — 6:00pm
Bernd Rother, Vice-Executive Director, Federal Chancellor Willy Brandt Foundation; Karsten D. Voigt, Former Coordinator of German-North American Cooperation, German Federal Foreign Office; Ambassador Jonathan Dean, former U.S. representative to the Mutual and Balanced Force Reduction negotiations; Marcus Graeser, Deputy Director, German Historical Institute
July 23, 2010 // 3:00pm — 4:30pm
Europe is trying to find its place in this rapidly changing global age, just like America and the new Asian powers. What are its chances of securing its achievements of peace, stability, prosperity, and a relatively important geopolitical status? And why do many think that Europe, this part of the world that was once so mighty, now resembles a fragile old lady looking in the mirror and thinking of the good old days? Is there any truth to what these doomsayers claim?
July 22, 2010 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
Donald A. Ritchie, U.S. Senate Historian; Donald Wolfensberger Director, Congress Project, Woodrow Wilson Center
June 24, 2010 // 3:30pm — 4:30pm
Two new positions introduced by the Lisbon Treaty will significantly affect EU's ability to conduct foreign policy: the permanent Presidency of the European Union and the appointment of a High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy. Anne-Marie Le Gloannec argued that the EU's ability to formulate and execute a common foreign policy foreign remains questionable because the Lisbon Treaty "does not simplify representation; does not conjure up coherence; and does not muster will." Given these problems, she argued that Europeans should continue to develop institutions and cooperative representation outside the scope of EU institutions.
June 16, 2010 // 2:00pm — 6:15pm
Document Release: CD-ROMs containing the newly released documents will be distributed at the press conference and the conference.