Security and Defense Events

U.S. Nuclear Energy Policy: Where Should It Head?

March 23, 2007 // 12:00pm1:00pm
International Security Studies
with Charles D. Ferguson, Fellow for Science and Technology, Council on Foreign Relations
Webcast

U.S. Energy Security and Oil Revenue Transparency

March 21, 2007 // 2:30pm6:00pm
Africa Program
The Africa Program, Global Witness, and the offices of Senator Richard Lugar (R-IN) and Senator Russ Feingold (D-WI) co-host a comprehensive program to explore the issue of oil revenue transparency and how it relates to U.S. energy security.
Webcast

Global Report on Conflict, Democracy, and State Fragility 2007: Gauging Countries' Performance in the Era of Globalization

March 07, 2007 // 2:00pm3:30pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Growing attention on fragile or failed states as threats to international security has stimulated much interest in the development of new frameworks that identify and analyze the sources of state fragility and conflict.
Webcast

Climate-Security Connections: An Empirical Approach to Risk Assessment

March 06, 2007 // 11:00am1:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Research on the links between environmental scarcity and conflict has undergone a shift in recent years: the theory that resource scarcity leads to interstate conflict has taken a backseat to theories based on data suggesting that environmental stressors may lead to intra-group conflicts.
Webcast

Flash Points and Tipping Points: Security Implications of Global Population Changes, 2005-2025

February 27, 2007 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Jack Goldstone and Eric Kaufmann discuss the potential security implications of rapid urbanization, global epidemics, shifts in economic power, declining populations in many developed countries, and increased immigration.

Book Launch--Regime Change: U.S. Strategy through the Prism of 9/11

February 21, 2007 // 3:00pm5:00pm
International Security Studies
with author Robert S. Litwak, Director, Division of International Security Studies, Woodrow Wilson Center and commentator Mitchell Reiss, Vice Provost of International Affairs, College of William & Mary; former Director of Policy Planning, Department of State
Webcast

The New Way Forward in Iraq: The State Department Perspective

February 02, 2007 // 1:00pm2:00pm
International Security Studies
A Director's Forum with Ambassador David M. Satterfield, Senior Advisor and Coordinator for Iraq, U.S. Department of State

Book launch – US Nuclear Weapons Policy: Confronting Today's Threats

February 02, 2007 // 11:00am12:30pm
International Security Studies
with authors Chris Chyba, Professor of Astrophysical Sciences and International Affairs, Princeton University and Dean Wilkening, Science Program Director, Center for International Security and Arms Control, Stanford University
Webcast

Measuring the Human Cost of War: Dilemmas and Controversies

January 10, 2007 // 11:00am1:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Frederick Burkle discusses ways in which the health community can better work with political and military actors to implement effective health programs and accurate monitoring mechanisms in fragile environments. The meeting is the sixth in ECSP's Health, Population, and Fragility series.
Webcast

Liberia in Transition: A Discussion With the UN Panel on Liberia

December 12, 2006 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Africa Program
Members of the UN Panel of Experts on Liberia discuss the impact of Liberia's resources on West Africa's wars, how effective sanctions were in shutting down the conflicts, and whether it is time to restore control of the country's natural wealth to the newly elected national government.

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