International Security Studies



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

March 16, 2009 // 12:00pm1:30pm
author Gina M. Bennett, Senior Counterterrorism Analyst, CIA

Book Launch—The Bomb: A New History

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

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
author Matthew Alexander, former criminal investigator, U.S. Air Force

Book Launch—The Inheritance: The World Obama Confronts and the Challenges to American Power

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

POSTPONED The Maritime Strategy: Representing the National Interest on the International Stage

February 10, 2009 // 11:00am12:00pm
Admiral Patrick M. Walsh, Vice Chief of Naval Operations, U.S. Navy This event has been postponed. Please check back soon for the new date and time.

NNSA Efforts to Reduce the Risk of Nuclear Proliferation and Terrorism: The Bush Legacy

January 23, 2009 // 11:00am12:30pm
with William H. Tobey, former Deputy Administrator for the Office of Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation, National Nuclear Security Administration, Department of Energy

The Money Trail: Finding, Following, and Freezing Terrorist Finances

January 13, 2009 // 11:00am12:30pm
with Matthew Levitt, Director, Stein Program on Counterterrorism and Intelligence, Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Does Nuclear Threat Reduction Require Threat Inflation?

December 03, 2008 // 11:00am12:30pm
with Michael Krepon, co-founder, Henry L. Stimson Center; author of Better Safe than Sorry: The Ironies of Living with the Bomb (Stanford University Press, 2009)

Northern Ireland: Lessons Learned through Policing in Conflict

December 01, 2008 // 11:00am12:30pm
with Mark Cochrane, Detective Inspector, Police Service of Northern Ireland. Inspector Cochrane has over 26 years service with 22 years experience in a variety of counter terrorist roles.

Deterrence to (and Through) 'Zero': Challenges of Disarmament and Proliferation

November 14, 2008 // 11:00am12:30pm
Christopher A. Ford, Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute; former U.S. Special Representative for Nuclear Nonproliferation


Experts & Staff

  • Robert S. Litwak // Vice President for Scholars and Academic Relations and Director, International Security Studies
  • Tonya Boyce // Program Assistant, International Security Studies