International Security Studies

Events

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Border Security Challenges After 9/11: A Conversation With Three Commissioners of U.S. Customs and Border Protection

September 09, 2011 // 11:00am12:00pm
Commissioner Alan Bersin of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CPB) joins former commissioners Robert Bonner and Ralph Basham in a discussion of border security since 9/11. This roundtable, facilitated by Professor Bruce Hoffman of Georgetown University, will examine how the federal government consolidated border security into one CBP in 2003 and how threats to the nation’s homeland have evolved over the last decade.
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The Civilizing Mission: How France Sees Its Role in the World

June 17, 2011 // 2:00pm3:00pm
New York Times correspondent Elaine Sciolino and retired foreign service officer Brinton Rowdybush discuss how the French view their role in global affairs.
Jordan Tama
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Book Discussion: Terrorism and National Security Reform: How Commissions Can Drive Change During Crises

May 19, 2011 // 12:00pm1:00pm
A book discussion with author Jordan Tama, professor, at the School of International Service at American University
Daniel B. Poneman

America's Nuclear Energy Future

April 26, 2011 // 12:00pm1:30pm
A meeting with U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel B. Poneman, co-sponsored with the Los Alamos National Laboratory
Roger Cashmore

Nuclear Power, Spent Fuel Management, and Best Practice for Nonproliferation

March 30, 2011 // 12:00pm1:30pm
A discussion with Roger Cashmore, working group chair of the Royal Society Science Policy Project on Nuclear Nonproliferation
Lorenzo Vidino
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Book Discussion: The New Muslim Brotherhood in the West

March 17, 2011 // 12:00pm1:30pm
A discussion with author Lorenzo Vidino, visiting fellow at RAND Corporation
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Progress in the War in Afghanistan: Seven Centers of Gravity

March 04, 2011 // 11:00am12:15pm
With Secretary Gates and General Petraeus emphasizing economic and civic development as well as the use of effective force, Cordesman examined the difficulty of pursuing economic growth in midst of ongoing conflict.
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A Reflection on the May 2010 Brazil-Turkey Nuclear Initiative Toward Iran

February 22, 2011 // 8:00am12:00pm
Monica Herz, Director, International Relations Institute, Catholic University, Rio de Janeiro; Craig Kelly, Vice President, The Cohen Group; Mustafa Kibaroglu, Associate Professor of International Affairs, Bilkent University, Ankara; Nizar Messari, Associate Professor of International Relations, Al Akhawayn University, Ifrane, Morocco; Trita Parsi, President, National Iranian-American Council and former Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar
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Book Discussion: The Longest War: The Enduring Conflict Between America and Al-Qaeda

February 10, 2011 // 11:00am12:30pm
Author Peter Bergen, Director, National Security Studies, New America Foundation
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Foreign Policy Challenges in the 112th Congress: Development and Security

February 04, 2011 // 9:00am10:30am
An examination of policy issues affecting the developing world, including U.S. development policy, U.S. nuclear policy, and climate and conflict resolution.

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Experts & Staff

  • Robert S. Litwak // Vice President for Scholars and Academic Relations and Director, International Security Studies
  • Tonya Boyce // Program Assistant, International Security Studies