International Security Studies



American Jihad: Why al Qaeda Is Winning

May 07, 2010 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Bruce Hoffman, Professor, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, and Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center

Counterterrorism in the Obama Administration: Tactics and Strategy

April 02, 2010 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Ambassador Daniel Benjamin, Coordinator for Counterterrorism, Department of State

Buying National Security: How America Plans and Pays for Its Global Role and Safety at Home

March 10, 2010 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Gordon Adams, Professor, School of International Service, American University, and Distinguished Fellow, Stimson Center; Cindy Williams, Principal Research Scientist, Security Studies Program, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Ambassador Marc Grossman, Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center; Dov Zakheim, Former Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller)

Europe and Iran's Nuclear Ambitions: Challenges and Prospects

March 09, 2010 // 1:00pm3:00pm
Klaus Scharioth, Ambassador, Federal Republic of Germany, Shahram Chubin, Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center, Bernard Hourcade, Senior Research Fellow, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris

The Middle East Conflict and Challenges to European Security

March 09, 2010 // 9:00am10:30am
His Excellency Martti Ahtisaari, Former President of Finland and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate

Deterrence With a Guardian? The U.S. Role in South Asia's Nuclear Deterrence

February 25, 2010 // 11:00am12:30pm
Bhumitra Chakma, Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center, and Lecturer in War and Security Studies and Director of South Asia Project, The University of Hull, United Kingdom; Michael Krepon, President Emeritus, The Stimson Center, and Diplomat Scholar and Visiting Lecturer, University of Virginia

Book Talk: The Good Soldiers

February 01, 2010 // 3:00pm4:00pm
David Finkel, Editor and Writer, The Washington Post and Former Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center

Foreign Policy Challenges in 2010: The Islamic Crescent

January 29, 2010 // 9:00am10:30am
Experts on U.S. policy in Iran, Pakistan, the Arab-Israeli conflict and U.S. national security discuss current and future U.S. policy in the region.

The History of the Gas Centrifuge and Its Role in Nuclear Proliferation

January 20, 2010 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Houston G. Wood, Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Virginia; David Albright, President, Institute for Science and International Security; Jeffrey Lewis, Director, Nuclear Strategy and Nonproliferation Initiative, New America Foundation


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