Security and Defense Events

Offsite event: Regional and Public Security Challenges in Central America

February 12, 2009 // 8:00am12:00pm
Latin American Program
The conference featured leading experts on topics such as Plan Merida, public security, crime and violence in Central America.
Webcast

Book Discussion: Sex and War: How Biology Explains War and Offers a Path to Peace

February 11, 2009 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
"The ultimate weapon of mass destruction—and perhaps of economic destruction—is the testosterone molecule," quips Malcolm Potts at a discussion of his book, Sex and War.

POSTPONED The Maritime Strategy: Representing the National Interest on the International Stage

February 10, 2009 // 11:00am12:00pm
International Security Studies
Admiral Patrick M. Walsh, Vice Chief of Naval Operations, U.S. Navy This event has been postponed. Please check back soon for the new date and time.
Webcast

Book Discussion: The Graying of the Great Powers: Demography and Geopolitics in the 21st Century

January 27, 2009 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Demography is as close as social science comes to predicting the future, explains Neil Howe of CSIS, as he presents the geopolitical consequences of demographic trends over the next 50 years.
Webcast

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

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

Dynamics Of Sexual Violence In The Eastern Democratic Republic Of Congo: Perpetrators, Community Response, and Policy Implications

January 15, 2009 // 11:00am1:00pm
Maternal Health Initiative
Panelists discuss the need for ethical, mixed-methods research to improve policies that protect victims of GBV and punish assailants, as well as empowering survivors.
Webcast

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

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

Does Nuclear Threat Reduction Require Threat Inflation?

December 03, 2008 // 11:00am12:30pm
International Security Studies
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
International Security Studies
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.
Webcast

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

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

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