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The "Gravest Threat" to Internal Security: India's Maoist Insurgency

July 15, 2010 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Asia Program
Once a modest pro-peasant movement, India's Maoist (Naxalite) insurgency has now become what New Delhi describes as the nation's biggest internal security threat. Experts examine the insurgency's main drivers, identify its strategies, and consider the best ways to respond.
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Crime and Violence in Central America: A Human Development Approach

June 24, 2010 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Latin American Program
The Latin American Program and the UNDP convened this seminar to focus attention on the alarming levels of citizen insecurity in Central America and consider policy responses.
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Defusing the Bomb: Overcoming Pakistan's Population Challenge

June 09, 2010 // 9:00am4:30pm
Asia Program
According to UN mid-range projections for Pakistan, the country's population—currently about 185 million—will rise to 335 million by 2050. Experts examine both the challenges and opportunities of Pakistan's demographics.
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Common Crime and Organized Crime in Latin American Cities: Commonalities and Differences

May 19, 2010 // 8:30am3:15pm
Latin American Program
A conference to deepen the understanding of the connection between existing levels of common crime and the growing presence of organized crime in the region.

Book Discussion: Exporting the Bomb: Technology Transfer and the Spread of Nuclear Weapons

May 14, 2010 // 12:00pm1:30pm
International Security Studies
Matthew Kroenig, Assistant Professor, Department of Government, Georgetown University
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A Discussion of the Future of the OAS With Secretary General José Miguel Insulza

May 11, 2010 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Latin American Program
José Miguel Insulza of the OAS addressed the significance the Organization holds today, what topics it should address, and what reforms could be undertaken.
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American Jihad: Why al Qaeda Is Winning

May 07, 2010 // 12:00pm1:30pm
International Security Studies
Bruce Hoffman, Professor, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, and Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center
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Counterterrorism in the Obama Administration: Tactics and Strategy

April 02, 2010 // 12:00pm1:30pm
International Security Studies
Ambassador Daniel Benjamin, Coordinator for Counterterrorism, Department of State
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Trilateral Security Cooperation in North America

March 12, 2010 // 7:00am3:00pm
Canada Institute
Vice Admiral A.B. Donaldson spoke at a conference hosted by the Canada Institute, Mexico Institute, and the Virginia Military Institute. The conference explored trilateral efforts in the spheres of national security and military, public security and police, and public safety and health cooperation.
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Climate Change and Energy in Defense Doctrine: The QDR and UK Defence Green Paper

March 11, 2010 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Security experts discuss ways to integrate climate change and energy in current and future planning, strategies, and operations.

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