International Security Studies

Events

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U.S. Diplomacy Must Adapt to New Geopolitical Challenges, Prepare for 'Multi-Partner' World

January 05, 2012 // 4:00pm5:30pm
For more than 60 years the U.S. has been the head of global governance, says John Ikenberry, but that order is changing and we are in the midst of an evolution towards more shared leadership.
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Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict

December 08, 2011 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Authors Erica Chenoweth and Maria J. Stephan discuss their new book, Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict where they argue that nonviolent campaigns have been more successful than armed campaigns in achieving ultimate goals in political struggles, even when used against similar opponents and in the face of repression.
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Why Iran Negotiates as it Does

October 28, 2011 // 12:00pm1:30pm
With Shahram Chubin, Former Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center and Nonresident Senior Associate, Nuclear Policy Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
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United Nations Human Rights Council: Assessing the U.S. Policy of Engagement

October 19, 2011 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Panelists will offer a range of perspectives on the accomplishments and challenges of the Human Rights Council over the past two years, reflecting on whether or not engagement at the Council has sufficiently advanced U.S. interests and values.
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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.
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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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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