International Security Studies


Constrainment: A Counterterrorism Strategy for the Post-Iraq Era

November 10, 2008 // 11:00am12:30pm
Stephanie Kaplan, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center

Book Discussion--The CIA and the Culture of Failure

October 16, 2008 // 12:00pm1:00pm
with author John Diamond, former national security reporter, USA TODAY, and former Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center

Book Discussion--The Forever War

October 01, 2008 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Speaker and author: Dexter Filkins, staff writer and correspondent in Iraq, The New York Times

Book Discussion: Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution;and How It Can Renew America

September 29, 2008 // 10:00am11:00am
The country that becomes the leader in new energy technology will have the most stable economy and garner respect on the international stage, says Thomas Friedman.

Book Discussion—To Lead the World: American Strategy After the Bush Doctrine

September 25, 2008 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Melvyn Leffler, Edward R. Stettinius Professor of History, University of Virginia; Jeffrey Legro, Compton Professor of World Politics, University of Virginia; Stephen Van Evera, Ford International Professor of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Robert Kagan, Senior Associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Book Discussion—Undeclared War and the Future of U.S. Foreign Policy

September 12, 2008 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Speaker/author: Kenneth B. Moss, Professor of National Security Studies, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, National Defense University

Ending Terrorism: Lessons for Defeating Al-Qaeda

September 08, 2008 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Audrey Cronin, Professor, U.S. National War College

Can Military Strikes Destroy Iran's Gas Centrifuge Program?

September 05, 2008 // 12:00pm1:30pm
David Albright, President, Institute for Science and International Security

Just How Much Can the IAEA Safeguard?

June 13, 2008 // 12:00pm1:30pm
with Henry Sokolski, Executive Director, Nonproliferation Policy Education Center

Book Launch: America between the Wars: From 11/9 to 9/11

June 10, 2008 // 4:00pm5:30pm
With authors James Goldgeier, Professor of Political Science, George Washington University and Derek Chollet, Senior Fellow, Center for a New American Security; and commentator, James Mann, Author-in-Residence, Foreign Policy Institute, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University


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