Security and Defense Events

The Politics of Energy in Latin America

October 23, 2006 // 9:00am11:00am
Latin American Program
A panel of experts looks at the nationalization of hydrocarbons in Bolivia, Venezuela's use of "oil diplomacy" in the hemisphere, the development of the Camisea natural gas pipeline in Peru, and increased concern over the security of U.S. energy supplies. All of these issues serve to underscore the intensely political aspects of energy relations in Latin America.
Webcast

Minerals, Forests, and Conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

October 04, 2006 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
The forest and mineral wealth of the DRC is critical to the country and its people's political, economic, and social future. John Katunga explores the interconnections between natural resource wealth and stability.

Americans at Risk: The Growing Threat of Natural Disasters and What We Can Do about It

September 21, 2006 // 9:00am11:00am
United States Studies
An astounding seventy-five percent of American residences are still at risk of one or more natural disasters. Experts discuss federal disaster mitigation policy.

Book launch – At the Borderline of Armageddon: How American Presidents Managed the Atom Bomb

September 18, 2006 // 12:00pm1:00pm
International Security Studies
with James E. Goodby, former U.S. ambassador and Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center; Research Affiliate, Program in Science, Technology, and Society, MIT; Nonresident Senior Fellow, Center for Northeast Asian Policy Studies, Brookings Institution

Inquiries, Intelligence and Iraq: The British Case

September 12, 2006 // 12:00pm1:00pm
International Security Studies
with Alex Danchev, Professor, School of Politics and International Relations, University of Nottingham
Webcast

Health Provision in Fragile Settings: A Stabilizing Force?

September 12, 2006 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Experts discuss discuss best practices for conducting health work in fragile or post-conflict countries, as well as the potential impact of health systems on stability and security in rebuilding states during the fourth meeting in ECSP's Health, Population, and Fragility series.
Webcast

Live Webcast--Five Years After 9/11: Terrorism Trends and Implications

September 07, 2006 // 4:00pm5:00pm
International Security Studies
with Bruce Hoffman, Professor, Security Studies Program, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, author of Inside Terrorism (revised and expanded edition
Webcast

Securing Health: Lessons from Nation-Building Missions

July 26, 2006 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Ross Anthony and Seth Jones discuss their new edited volume, which reviews past efforts to establish health services in countries recovering from conflict. The book's contributors examine how post-conflict instability affects health programming, as well as how such programming forms an essential component of nation building.
Webcast

Live Webcast: The Global Jihad: Leaderless Terrorism?

June 20, 2006 // 12:00pm1:30pm
International Security Studies
with Dennis Pluchinsky, former senior intelligence analyst, Diplomatic Security Service, U.S. Department of State
Webcast

Governing Water: Contentious Transnational Politics and Global Institution Building

June 15, 2006 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Ken Conca presents research from his new book: "The core question of the book is ‘What's the relationship between this sort of contentious politics, this sort of extra-institutional disruptive politics, and our approaches to global environmental governance?'"

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