Security and Defense Events


National Security and the Threat of Climate Change

May 14, 2007 // 3:00pm5:15pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Climate change's anticipated impacts such as sea level rise and forced migration can have multiplier effects, accelerating traditional security threats, conclude 11 retired flag officers in a new report from the CNA Corporation.

Understanding Al Qaeda

May 07, 2007 // 12:00pm1:00pm
International Security Studies
with Bruce Riedel, Senior Fellow, Saban Center for Middle East Policy, Brookings Institution; former Senior Director for Near East and South Asian Affairs, National Security Council

Navigating the Post Cold-War, Post 9/11 World: 2007 C. Warren Goldring Annual Lecture on Canada-U.S. Relations

May 01, 2007 // 6:00pm7:15pm
Canada Institute
In a lecture on the emerging security challenges facing the United States post-9/11, Richard Haass addressed future public policy decisions and relations between Canada and the United States.

Military Heroes: The Homeric Ideal in Vietnam, Iraq, and American Media

April 17, 2007 // 10:00am11:30am
Global Europe Program
Mark Moyar, associate professor at the United States Marine Corps University and author of Triumph Forsaken: The Vietnam War, 1954-1965

The Jihad in Europe

April 16, 2007 // 12:00pm1:30pm
International Security Studies
with Lorenzo Vidino, analyst, Jebsen Center, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University

Saltwater Neighbors: The Law and Politics of the Canada-U.S. Ocean Relationship

April 10, 2007 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Canada Institute
Ted McDorman discusses his research examining maritime legal disputes between Canada and the United States.

Book Launch: Endangered Species: How We Can Avoid Mass Destruction and Build a Lasting Peace

April 10, 2007 // 1:00pm2:00pm
International Security Studies
with Stephen M. Younger, President, National Security Technologies, LLC; and Senior Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center

Environment, Conflict, and Cooperation

April 03, 2007 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Better management of natural resources could pave a path for peace in war-torn societies, or, conversely, mismanagement could trigger a relapse back into conflict.

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

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.