International Security Studies



NNSA Efforts to Reduce the Risk of Nuclear Proliferation and Terrorism: The Bush Legacy

January 23, 2009 // 11:00am12:30pm
with William H. Tobey, former Deputy Administrator for the Office of Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation, National Nuclear Security Administration, Department of Energy

The Money Trail: Finding, Following, and Freezing Terrorist Finances

January 13, 2009 // 11:00am12:30pm
with Matthew Levitt, Director, Stein Program on Counterterrorism and Intelligence, Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Does Nuclear Threat Reduction Require Threat Inflation?

December 03, 2008 // 11:00am12:30pm
with Michael Krepon, co-founder, Henry L. Stimson Center; author of Better Safe than Sorry: The Ironies of Living with the Bomb (Stanford University Press, 2009)

Northern Ireland: Lessons Learned through Policing in Conflict

December 01, 2008 // 11:00am12:30pm
with Mark Cochrane, Detective Inspector, Police Service of Northern Ireland. Inspector Cochrane has over 26 years service with 22 years experience in a variety of counter terrorist roles.

Deterrence to (and Through) 'Zero': Challenges of Disarmament and Proliferation

November 14, 2008 // 11:00am12:30pm
Christopher A. Ford, Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute; former U.S. Special Representative for Nuclear Nonproliferation

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


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  • Robert S. Litwak // Vice President for Scholars and Academic Relations and Director, International Security Studies
  • Tonya Boyce // Program Assistant, International Security Studies