Admiral William McRaven, Commander of U.S. Special Operations Command lays out his vision for Special Operations Forces in the years ahead.
Mark Mazzetti discusses his new book "The Way of the Knife: The CIA, a Secret Army, and a War at the Ends of the Earth." Curtis Brainard surveys the landscape of science journalism.
Former senior national security officials, military officers, and experts with decades of Middle East experience present a balanced report on the strategic options for dealing with Iran.
Mark Mazzetti, Former Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar and National Security Correspondent for The New York Times, discusses his new book, The Way of the Knife: The CIA, a Secret Army, and a War at the Ends of the Earth.
James Zogby and guests highlight recent polling of Arab and Muslim opinion on Iran and delves into that nation’s declining popularity among citizens around the Middle East.
Wilson Forum - The Thistle and the Drone: How America’s War on Terror Became a Global War on Tribal Islam
Author, diplomat, and scholar Akbar Ahmed discusses his new book “The Thistle and the Drone.” The book reveals an important yet largely ignored result of the war on terror’s increased use of drones in combat zones.
Joanne Gabrynowicz examines privacy and other issues which arise from the use of drones in anticipation of growing use of the technology in U.S. airspace. Ruth Greenspan Bell discusses her latest work “Rebooting the Climate Effort.”