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Summer Institute on the International History of Nuclear Weapons

The 2013 SHAFR Summer Institute

14-19 June 2013

New HAPP Occasional Paper: A 21st Century Vision for U.S. Global Media

The Wilson Center's History and Public Policy Program is pleased to announce the publication of an Occasional Paper, “A 21st  Century Vision for U.S. Global Media,” by Wilson Center Senior Scholar A.

2011 Social Media + Emergency Management Camp: Transforming the Response Enterprise

Authors: Clarence Wardell III and Yee San Su, CNA. Editors: Lea Shanley and Aaron Lovell, Commons Lab, Science and Technology Innovation Program, Woodrow Wilson Center. Written and published with the support of CNA, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, CrisisCommons, and the Wilson Center.

Radio Free Europe and the CIA Partnership

Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty became successful substitutes for free media in the Soviet bloc during the Cold War. This seminar talk will draw on CIA and Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty archives to trace the history of their first two decades. It will address three questions: What was the evolving reason for CIA covert funding? What was the relationship between CIA and the Radios? Why did the Radios prove to be one of the most important and successful policy instruments of the United States during the Cold War?

Interview between Efraim Halevy and Aaron David Miller

Efraim Halevy is a former Director of Mossad and former Head of the Israeli National Security Council. Aaron David Miller is the Vice President for New Initiatives at the Woodrow Wilson Center. The interview took place following the October 18 meeting “Iran, Palestine, and the Arab Spring: The View from Israel” at the Wilson Center.


Cuban Missile Crisis: Nuclear Order of Battle

Robert S. Norris, senior fellow for nuclear policy at the Federation of American Scientists will lead a Wilson Center panel discussion entitled, "Cuban Missile Crisis: Nuclear Order of Battle." The event will take place during the 50th anniversary of the 13 day crisis.

Becoming Enemies: U.S.-Iran Relations and the Iran-Iraq War, 1979-1988

Becoming Enemies brings the unique methods of critical oral history, developed to study flashpoints from the Cold War such as the Cuban Missile Crisis, to understand U.S. and Iranian relations from the fall of the Shah in 1978 through the Iranian hostage crisis and the Iraq-Iran war. Scholars and former officials involved with U.S. and UN policy take a fresh look at U.S and Iranian relations during this time, with special emphasis on the U.S. role in the Iran Iraq War.

Terror and North America: The Causes and Directions of Cross-Border Extremist Activity

Timothy Curry, deputy director for counterterrorism policy, Department of Homeland Security

Stephen Flynn, co-director of the George J. Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security, Northeastern University

Christian Leuprecht, associate professor, Royal Military College of Canada

Thoughts on Strategy from a Career Ambassador

National War College Class of 2013

Introduction to Strategy Course

Friday, August 17, 2012, 8:30 am - 10:00 am

Thoughts on Strategy

 Remarks by J. Stapleton Roy