Recent Programs

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Archived 2019-2021 Programs

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MR. JOHN CHRIS INGLIS

FORMER DEPUTY DIRECTOR, NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY

"Security in the Age of Cyber ... and ... Great Power Competition"

September 24, 2019

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ROBERT O. FREEDMAN, Ph.D.

VISITING PROFESSOR, THE JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY

"U.S.-Israeli Relations After the U.S. Withdrawal from Syria"

November 21, 2019

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Mr. Marc Polymeropoulos

Former Head of Clandestine Operations in Europe & Eurasia,
Central Intelligence Agency 

"Life as an Intelligence Officer: from Flip Phone to the Age of Twitter"

December 12, 2019

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Jung H. Pak, Ph.D.

Senior Fellow & SK-Korea Foundation Chair in Korea Studies;
Center for East Asia Policy Studies, 
The Brookings Institution 

"What to Expect in US-North Korea Relations in 2020"

January 23, 2020

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JOHN DUKE ANTHONY, PH.D.

FOUNDING PRESIDENT & CEO

NATIONAL COUNCIL ON U.S.-ARAB RELATIONS  

"Certainties and Uncertainties Regarding Iran, the Arab Region, and the United States: What are the Implications?"

February 6, 2020

BILL O'GRADY AND PATRICK FEARON-HERNANDEZ

 

CONFLUENCE INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT

U.S. HEGEMONY AND THE EUROPEAN UNION

 

June 11, 2020

DR. TARA O'TOOLE

SENIOR FELLOW AND EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT,

IN-Q-TEL 

"The Future of Synthetic Biology, Pandemics, and their Impact on Economies and National Security"


July 15, 2020

DR. MIKE CHENG

SENIOR RESEARCH FELLOW, THE HERITAGE FOUNDATION

"The U.S., China, and What's Next"


September 24, 2020

AMBASSADOR (RET.) JOSEPH DETHOMAS

PROFESSOR OF PRACTICE, PENN STATE SCHOOL OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

"North Korea and Nuclear Weapons Proliferation"


October 7, 2020

RICHARD N. HAASS, PH.D.

PRESIDENT, COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS

"THE WORLD: A Brief Introduction"

November 2, 2020

JOHN J. MEARSHEIMER, PH.D.

THE R. WENDELL HARRISON DISTINGUISHED SERVICE PROFESSOR OF POLITICAL SCIENCE,

UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO

"Liberalism, Realism, Nationalism, and the U.S.'s Role in the World"

November 12, 2020

MR. PAUL GOBLE

FORMER DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS, RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY

FORMER DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS, AZERBAIJAN DIPLOMATIC ACADEMY

FORMER PROFESSOR, UNIVERSITY OF TARTU (ESTONIA)

FORMER ADVISOR ON SOVIET NATIONALITY ISSUES AND BALTIC AFFAIRS TO SECRETARY OF STATE JAMES BAKER

"Russia, What Drives it, and its Modi Operandi"

December 9, 2020

MR. MEAD TREADWELL

FORMER LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR, STATE OF ALASKA

FORMER CHAIR, U.S. ARCTIC RESEARCH COMMISSION

"The Battle for the Arctic"

January 13, 2021

MR. ANDREW NATSIOS

FORMER HEAD, U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVEOPMENT

PROFESSOR AND DIRECTOR,

THE SCOWCROFT INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS,

TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY

"Foreign Aid in the Era of Great Power Competition"

February 3, 2021

MATTHEW KROENIG, PH.D.

 

PROFESSOR, SCHOOL OF FOREIGN SERVICE

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY

 

DIRECTOR OF THE GLOBAL STRATEGY INITIATIVE AND DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF THE SCOWCROFT CENTER FOR STRATEGY AND SECURITY,

 

THE ATLANTIC COUNCIL

 

“The Return of Great Power Rivalry”

 

February 24, 2021

DR. AUDREY CRONIN

PROFESSOR OF INTERNATIONAL SECURITY,

FOUNDING DIRECTOR OF THE CENTER FOR SECURITY, INNOVATION AND NEW TECHNOLOGY,

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY

"Future Technology and Terrorism"

March 18, 2021

The Honorable Franklin C. Miller

Principal, The Scowcroft Group

Former Director for Defense Policy and Arms Control on the National Security Council

"U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy"

April 13, 2021

Dr. Charles Kupchan

Senior Fellow, 

The Council on Foreign Relations

Professor, Georgetown University

Former Director for European Affairs on the National Security Council

"Future U.S. Global Engagement, Where, When and Why?"

May 5, 2021

Dr. Sean Roberts

Associate Professor of the Practice of International Affairs; and

Director, International Development Studies Program

The George Washington University

"The Roots of Cultural Genocide in China’s Xinjiang Province"

June 15, 2021

Mr. Stephen Carmel

Vice President,

Maersk Line, Limited

"Global Supply Chains"

June 24, 2021