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Environment Roundtable: Responding to Climate Change & Syria Update

We convene our environment roundtable for a discussion of unintended consequences resulting from efforts to respond to climate change with Geoff Dabelko, Lisa Friedman, and Stacy Vandeveer. Also, Aaron David Miller joins us for a Syria update.

The Way of the Knife

Mark Mazzetti discusses his new book "The Way of the Knife: The CIA, a Secret Army, and a War at the Ends of the Earth." Curtis Brainard surveys the landscape of science journalism.

Security Roundtable: Dealing with Outliers

We convene our security roundtable to discuss the best ways to deal with the “outlier states” of North Korea and Iran with Haleh Esfandiari, Robert Hathaway, and Robert Litwak.

Wilson Forum - Strategic Options for Iran: Balancing Pressure with Diplomacy

Former senior national security officials, military officers, and experts with decades of Middle East experience present a balanced report on the strategic options for dealing with Iran.

Wilson Forum - The Way of the Knife: The CIA, a Secret Army, and a War at the Ends of the Earth

Mark Mazzetti, Former Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar and National Security Correspondent for The New York Times, discusses his new book, The Way of the Knife: The CIA, a Secret Army, and a War at the Ends of the Earth.

Wilson Forum - The Rise & Fall of Iran in Arab and Muslim Eyes

James Zogby and guests highlight recent polling of Arab and Muslim opinion on Iran and delves into that nation’s declining popularity among citizens around the Middle East.

Wilson Forum - From Cyber to Immigration, Terrorism to Disasters: Securing America in the Next Administration

U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano discusses her department’s plans to protect America in the years ahead from multiple threats including cyber-crime, terrorism, immigration, and natural disasters.

Money and Banks in the American Political System

Kathryn Lavelle discusses her newest book, Money and Banks in the American Political System. Michael Adler gives an update on the Iranian nuclear negotiations.

The Untold War & After Chavez

Nancy Sherman explores the psychological and moral burdens borne by those in the U.S. military. Eric Olson discusses the legacy of Hugo Chavez on Venezuela and Latin America.

Wilson Forum - The Thistle and the Drone: How America’s War on Terror Became a Global War on Tribal Islam

Author, diplomat, and scholar Akbar Ahmed discusses his new book “The Thistle and the Drone.” The book reveals an important yet largely ignored result of the war on terror’s increased use of drones in combat zones.

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