Security and Defense Events

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Book Discussion: National Security Mom: Why "Going Soft" Will Make America Strong

March 16, 2009 // 12:00pm1:30pm
International Security Studies
author Gina M. Bennett, Senior Counterterrorism Analyst, CIA
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International Efforts to Combat Organized Crime

March 13, 2009 // 9:00am10:45am
Mexico Institute
Cynthia Arnson, Director, Latin American Program, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Luis Astorga, Researcher, Institute for Social Research, National Autonomous University of Mexico; Aldo Civico, Director, Center for International Conflict Resolution, Columbia University; Douglas Farah Senior Fellow, International Assessment and Strategy Center; Vanda Felbab-Brown, Fellow, Foreign Policy, Brookings Institution; Eric Olson, Senior Adviser, Security Initiative, Mexico Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

The Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital: "The Great Experiment" With Strobe Talbott

March 12, 2009 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Global governance will be key to solving three of the greatest challenges the world faces: nuclear proliferation, climate change, and the financial crisis, argues Strobe Talbott, president of The Brookings Institution.
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Book Launch—The Bomb: A New History

February 27, 2009 // 11:00am12:30pm
International Security Studies
author Stephen M. Younger, former Senior Fellow, Los Alamos National Laboratory, and Senior Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center

Offsite event: A Discussion with Frank Pearl, Colombia's High Counselor for Social and Economic Reintegration

February 25, 2009 // 7:30am9:00am
Latin American Program
Pearl, a former businessman, discussed the progress of these programs, the prospects for further demobilizations, and the role of the international community.

Book Launch—How to Break a Terrorist: The U.S. Interrogators Who Used Brains, Not Brutality, to Take Down the Deadliest Man in Iraq

February 23, 2009 // 11:00am12:30pm
International Security Studies
author Matthew Alexander, former criminal investigator, U.S. Air Force
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Climate Security Roundtable: U.S. and EU Research and Policy

February 19, 2009 // 11:00am1:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Panelists discuss climate change's impact on conflict and how the United States and European Union (EU) have begun to adapt their foreign and security policies to the threat of climate change.
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Book Launch—The Inheritance: The World Obama Confronts and the Challenges to American Power

February 18, 2009 // 11:00am12:00pm
International Security Studies
author David Sanger, Chief Washington Correspondent, The New York Times and former Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center

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.
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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.

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