Security and Defense Events

US Nuclear Negotiations with North Korea and Iran: Similar Challenges?

November 08, 2005 // 11:00pm
International Security Studies
with Robert Einhorn, Senior Adviser, International Security Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies; former Assistant Secretary for Nonproliferation, Department of State

The Future of Intelligence in Canada-U.S. Relations

November 08, 2005 // 6:00am8:30pm
Canada Institute
The Couchiching Institute on Public Affairs and the Canada Institute hosted a roundtable discussion on bilateral relations in the realm of intelligence. Reid Morden, former director of the Canadian Security and Intelligence Service (CSIS), discussed the future of intelligence in Canada in the context of cross-border security priorities since 9/11.

The Bridge? Britain Between Europe and America

November 07, 2005 // 3:00pm4:30pm
International Security Studies
with Alex Danchev, Professor, Director of Research, School of Politics and International Relations, Faculty of Law and Social Sciences, The University of Nottingham, United Kingdom

Book Launch--The American Era: Power and Strategy for the 21st Century

October 25, 2005 // 12:00pm1:00pm
International Security Studies
with Robert J. Lieber, Professor of Government and International Affairs, Georgetown University; former Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center

North Korea's Criminal Activities: A Growing Proliferation Challenge

October 21, 2005 // 12:00am
International Security Studies
David Asher, adjunct staff member, Institute for Defense Analyses; former Senior Advisor for East Asian Pacific Affairs and Coordinator of the North Korea Working Group, Department of State; and former Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center

Book Launch--The Next Attack : The Failure of the War on Terror and a Strategy for Getting it Right

October 20, 2005 // 12:00pm1:00pm
International Security Studies
with Daniel Benjamin, Senior Fellow, Center for Strategic and International Studies and Steven Simon, Senior Analyst, RAND Corporation

Drought and Conflict in the West African Sahel: Developing Conflict Management Strategies

October 18, 2005 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Anthony Nyong of the University of Jos, Nigeria, discusses the relationship between drought and conflict in the West African Sahe. Focusing on the Sahelian region of northern Nigeria, Nyong examines how scarcity of natural resources and conflict interact to exacerbate vulnerability and human insecurity.

The Global War on Terror': A European Perspective

October 11, 2005 // 12:00pm1:30pm
International Security Studies
with Xavier Raufer, Director, Department on Organized Crime and Terrorism, Institute of Criminology, University of Paris

After the Storm: Environment and Population Issues in Gulf Coast Reconstruction and Global Implications for Coastal Development

October 05, 2005 // 10:00am11:00am
Environmental Change and Security Program
Robert A. Thomas, who holds the Chair of Environmental Communications at the University of Loyola in New Orleans, speaks about the environmental and demographic aspects of post-hurricane reconstruction in the Gulf Coast.
Webcast

Implications of China's Energy Growth

October 05, 2005 // 9:00am11:00am
China Environment Forum
To fuel the country's economic boom, China is building a new 1,000-megawatt coal-fired power plant every week, and the country is consuming half the world's cement, a quarter of all steel, and two-fifths of all copper. Not surprisingly, fifty percent of China's outward FDI is in extractive industries.

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