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Recent Programs

The Council makes its events available to the public through online broadcasting via our YouTube channel.  Click on the pictures below to view the broadcast in its entirety. Subscribe to the Council's YouTube channel to stay up-to-date with all its programs as they are posted online.

Current 2022-2023 Programs

Michael O’Hanlon


Director of Research, Foreign Policy Program
Specialist in U.S. Defense Policy
The Brookings Institution

 On his book:  "Military History for the Modern Strategist"

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

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Col. Christopher Kolenda (ret.)


Adjunct Senior Fellow, the Center for a New American Security;

Founder of the Strategic Leaders Academy,

Retired Army Colonel

 "Zero Sum Victory: What we’re Getting Wrong about War"

Tuesday, January 10, 2023

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Andrew S. Weiss


Vice President for Studies at the Carnegie Endowment

for International Peace

 "Demystifying Vladimir Putin"

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

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Gen. Joseph Votel (ret.)


Former Commander, U.S. Central Command

“Afghanistan:  Lessons Learned”

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

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Paul Goble

Former State Department and CIA official

“Who’s Going to Win in Ukraine and What the Outcome means for Us”

Thursday, October 27, 2022


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James O’Brien

Ambassador Overseeing U.S. Sanctions Policy

“Sanctions: Do They Ever Work?”

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

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