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3/11/2014       Dr. John Duke Anthony

                         Founder and CEO of the National Council on US-Arab Relations

                         “The United States and the Arab World: Dynamics and Dimensions of a Relationship in Flux"             


3/19/2014       His Excellency Iulian Buga

                        Ambassador of Romania to the United States

                      “Romania and the Transatlantic Partnerships: Role and Perspectives”


4/8/2014       The Honorable Robert Ford

                      United States Ambassador to Syria, 2010-2014

                     “The Conflict in Syria and What It Means for the Middle East”


4/16/14         The Honorable Steven Pifer

                      United States Ambassador to Ukraine, 1997-2000

                     “The Triangle of Ukraine, Russia and the West”


4/22/2014     Dr. Robert O. Freedman

                      Adjunct Professor

                      Johns Hopkins University

                     “Obama’s Middle East Policy: Breakthrough or Breakdown?”


5/1/2014      Dr. Michael O’Hanlon

                     Director of Research, Foreign Policy Program

                     The Brookings Institution

                    “Escaping Thucydides’ Trap: How do the U.S and China avoid Rivalry and War"      


5/22/14       His Excellency Igor Munteanu

                    Ambassador of Moldova to the United States

                    “Moldova in Eastern Europe: From Crisis to Breakthrough”


5/29/14       The Honorable Daniel Russel

                    Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs

                    “United States Policy towards East Asia and the Pacific”


6/4/14        Her Excellency Marina Kaljurand

                   Ambassador of Estonia to the United States

                   “Estonia’s Foreign Policy and Cyber Security”


10/14/14     His Excellency Sergey I. Kislyak

                    Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the United States

                    "Current State of Russia-U.S. Relations


11/24/14    Dr. Edward Morse

                  Global Head of Commodities Research


                 “How the U.S. Energy Revolution is Changing Geopolitics”


12/15/14    Dr. Frederick Kagan

                  Resident Scholar

                  American Enterprise Institute

                 “ISIS and the Global Reach of Islamist Exremism”


02/04/15    Mr. William Braniff, M.A.

                  Executive Director

                  National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism

                  University of Maryland

                  “Al Qaeda’s Jihadism – ISIL’s Jihadism:
                  The Making and Remaking of a Modern Ideology”


2/12/15      Dr. Gary Clyde Hufbauer

                  Reginald Jones Senior Fellow

                  Peterson Institute for International Economics

                  “Trade Trifecta in 2015?”


3/11/2015  General Raymond T. Odierno     

                  Chief of Staff

                  United States Army

                  “The Army Today and Tomorrow: Winning in a Complex World”


3/26/2015  Robert O. Freedman, Ph.D.

                  Visiting Professor

                  Johns Hopkins University

                  “Crisis in United States-Israel Relations”



4/20/2015  The Honorable Linda Thomas-Greenfield

                  Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs

                  U.S. Department of State

                  “Africa: Present Challenges and Future Promise”


5/7/2015    Dr. Paul J. Sullivan

                  Professor of Economics, National Defense University

                  Adjunct Professor of Security Studies, Georgetown University

                  “Iran’s Grand Strategy for the Future”


6/4/2015    The Honorable Franklin C. Miller

                  Principal, The Scowcroft Group

                  “The New Cold War”


6/17/2015  Richard E. Feinberg, Ph.D.

                  Professor of International Political Economy, University of California, San Diego

                  Non-Resident Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution

                  “Cuba Today: Revolution and Reform”

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