Security and Defense Events


Book Launch--Nuclear Logics: Contrasting Paths in East Asia and the Middle East

February 08, 2008 // 11:00am12:30pm
International Security Studies
with Etel Solingen, Professor of Political Science, University of California Irvine

Book Launch – Uniting Against Terror: Cooperative Nonmilitary Responses to the Global Terrorist Threat

January 29, 2008 // 11:00am12:30pm
International Security Studies
George A. Lopez, Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, CSC Professor of Peace Studies, Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame; Thomas E. McNamara, former Ambassador-at-Large for Counter Terrorism, currently a senior official in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence

"Facing History: Denial and Turkish National Security."

January 17, 2008 // 2:00pm3:30pm
Global Europe Program
Dr. Taner Akcam, Visiting Associate Professor, Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies,University of Minnesota

Science, Society, and the National Laboratories: Grand Challenges for the 21st Century

January 15, 2008 // 9:00am10:00am
International Security Studies
The role of U.S. national laboratories in promoting both U.S. national security and international security has changed dramatically over the past six decades, with federal government investment in science and technology diminishing in the post-Cold War period. On January 15, Michael Anastasio of Los Alamos National Laboratory offered his perspective on what the science-security link might look like in the 21st century.

Prospects for an Iranian Nuclear Deal

January 11, 2008 // 11:00am12:30pm
International Security Studies
with Gary Samore, Director of Studies, Council on Foreign Relations

Innovative Partnerships for Peace: The Role of Extractive Industries in Resource-Based Conflict Prevention and Mitigation

January 09, 2008 // 11:00am1:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Panelists analyze existing frameworks for preventing resource-based conflict and present Latin American case studies in which extractive industry companies have attempted to promote peace and stability.

Canada and the Arctic: The Issue of Northern Sovereignty

December 11, 2007 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Polar Initiative
Panelists reviewed the potential implications of Canada's recent efforts to reassert its sovereignty over the country's northern territory on Canada-U.S. relations. They also assessed the potential security threats and economic opportunities that accompany the possibility of an ice-free Arctic.

Melding Counterinsurgency and Counternarcotics in Afghanistan

December 10, 2007 // 11:00am12:30pm
International Security Studies
with Vanda Felbab-Brown, Assistant Professor, Security Studies Program, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University

Permanent Allies? The Canada-U.S. Defense Relationship in the 21st Century

November 26, 2007 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Canada Institute
In a discussion of the Canada-U.S. defense relationship, Andrew Richter argued the relationship is in decline. He noted that Canada’s decision in 2005 to not join the U.S. missile defense plan particularly marked this shift.

Discussion - The West and The World After Iraq

November 16, 2007 // 11:00am12:00pm
Global Europe Program
With Pierre Hassner, Professor Emeritus of Political Science at the Institut d'Études Politiques of Paris