The U.S. Role In The World: Enhancing The Capacity To Respond To Complex Contingency Operations

September 19, 2001 // 1:00am2:00am
Ruth Wedgwood, professor of International Law at Yale and Johns Hopkins Universities; Ellen Laipson and Enid Schoettle the National Intelligence Council (NIC); Eric Schwartz, former National Security Council (NSC); Matthew McLean, NSC; Matthew Vaccaro, Defense Department; State Deptartment, Dennis Skocz; Robert Orr, Center for Strategic and International Studies; Julia Taft and Tapio Kanninen, United Nations, and others.

The Economics of War: The Intersection of Need, Creed and Greed

September 10, 2001 // 12:00am
A conference co-sponosored with the International Peace Academy examined the intersection between the economic factors of conflict and the more traditional factors, including ideology, identity, and geopolitical security.

Spatial Effects of Civil Wars in Africa and Around the World

July 25, 2001 // 12:00am
Todd Sandler, Professor of International Relations & Economics at the University of Southern California.

U.S Policy Toward the International Criminal Court: The Case of Ambivalent Multilateralism

July 02, 2001 // 12:00am
Eric Schwartz, Woodrow Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar and former Special Assistant to the President and NSC Senior Director for Multilateral and Humanitarian Affairs.

Conflict Prevention: Giving Substance to the Rhetoric

June 28, 2001 // 12:00am
Mark Schneider, Senior Vice President, International Crisis Group.

Reorganizing America’s Military for the 21st Century

June 21, 2001 // 12:00am
General Gordon R. Sullivan (USA, Ret.), President, Association of the United States Army, and Former Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army; Major General Robert H. Scales, Jr. (USA, Ret.), Chief Executive Officer, Walden E-Learning, Inc., and Former Commandant, United States Army War College; Michele A. Flournoy, Senior Advisor, International Security Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies; Lieutenant Colonel Robert M. Toguchi, USA, Professor, National War College, National Defense University; Colonel Douglas A. Macgregor, USA, Senior Military Research Fellow, Institute for National Strategic Studies, National Defense University; James Kurtz, Research Staff Member, Joint Advance War Fighting Program, Institute for Defense Analyses; Major General James J. Grazioplene, USA, Deputy Chief of Staff, Combat Development, United States Army Training and Doctrine.

Africa's Inherited Borders: Source of Stability or Conflict?

June 12, 2001 // 12:00am
Dr. I. William Zartman, Johns Hopkins University-SAIS, and Dr. Marina Ottaway, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

Book Launch: Wilson’s Ghost: Reducing the Risk of Conflict, Killing, and Catastrophe in the 21st Century

June 07, 2001 // 12:00am
Robert McNamara, former Secretary of Defense to Presidents Kennedy and Johnson, President of the World Bank and President of Ford Motor Company; James Blight, Professor of International Relations at the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University; Harriet Babbitt, former Deputy Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development and the U.S. Ambassador to the Organization of American States, and currently a Woodrow Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar; and Phillip Brenner, Professor at the School of International Service, American University.

U.S. Policy Towards Sudan

May 10, 2001 // 12:00am
Discussion with representatives from over forty U.S. government institutions, think tanks, non-governmental organizations, academics, and concerned members of the international community; concluding remarks from Dr. Ben Hoffman of The Carter Center.


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