May 26

The Global Village Myth: Distance, War, and the Limits of Power

Featuring the author Patrick Porter, Academic Director, Strategy and Security Institute, University of Exeter; with comments by Zack Beauchamp, World Correspondent, Vox.com; and Austin Long, Assistant Professor, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University; moderated by Justin Logan, Director of Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

May 22

Lessons from Baltimore

Lessons from Baltimore

Featuring Tim Lynch, Director, Project on Criminal Justice, Cato Institute; Michael Tanner, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; and Matthew Feeney, Policy Analyst, Cato Institute; moderated by Peter Russo, Director, Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.

May 20

The State of Freedom in the UK

The State of Freedom in the UK

Featuring Iain Murray, Vice President for Strategy, Competitive Enterprise Institute; Tom Clougherty, Editorial Director, Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives, Cato Institute; and Mark Littlewood, Director General, Institute of Economic Affairs; moderated by Matthew Feeney, Policy Analyst, Cato Institute.

May 19

Emergency Economic Summit for Greece

Featuring Thomas Sargent, Nobel laureate in economics; Simeon Djankov, former deputy prime minister of Bulgaria; Ivan Miklos, former deputy prime minister of Slovakia; Lajos Bokros, former minister of finance of Hungary; Juan Jose Daboub, former managing director of the World Bank; Sven Otto Littorin, former minister of employment of Sweden; and others. Cosponsored with the Atlas Network.

May 15

Threats to the U.S. Energy Renaissance

Threats to the U.S. Energy Renaissance

Featuring Ned Mamula, Petroleum Geologist, formerly with the U.S. Geological Survey, Minerals Management Service, and the Central Intelligence Agency; moderated by Patrick Michaels, Director, Center for the Study of Science, Cato Institute.

May 13

Wasting a Crisis: Why Securities Regulation Fails

Wasting a Crisis: Why Securities Regulation Fails

Featuring Paul Mahoney, Dean, University of Virginia School of Law; with comments by Heidi Schooner, Professor, Columbus School of Law, The Catholic University of America; moderated by Thaya Knight, Associate Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute.

May 12

Economic Interdependence and War

Economic Interdependence and War

Featuring the author Dale C. Copeland, Associate Professor, University of Virginia; with comments from David M. Edelstein, Associate Professor, Georgetown University; Erik A. Gartzke, Professor, UC – San Diego; and John Mueller, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by Justin Logan, Director of Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

May 11

The U.S. National ID Law at Ten Years

The U.S. National ID Law at Ten Years

Featuring Adam Candeub, Professor of Law and Director of the Intellectual Property, Information and Communications Law Program Michigan State University College of Law; Edward Hasbrouck, Consultant to the Identity Project (PapersPlease.org); Gabe Rottman, Legislative Counsel/Policy Advisor American Civil Liberties Union, Washington Legislative Office; moderated by Jim Harper, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.

May 7

Toward a Libertarian Foreign Policy

Toward a Libertarian Foreign Policy

Featuring Christopher A. Preble, Vice President, Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Justin Logan, Director, Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute; and Jim Antle, Managing Editor, the Daily Caller; moderated by Peter Russo, Director, Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.

May 4

South Africa: The Next Ten Years

South Africa: The Next Ten Years

Featuring Frans Cronje, CEO, South African Institute of Race Relations; with comments by Vukasin Petrovic, Director of Programs in Sub-Saharan Africa, Freedom House; moderated by Marian L. Tupy, Senior Policy Analyst, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

May 1

National Security Implications of New Oil and Gas Production Technologies

National Security Implications of New Oil and Gas Production Technologies

Featuring Eugene Gholz, Associate Professor, LBJ School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin; with comments by Philip Auerswald, Associate Professor, George Mason University; and Keith Crane, Director, Environment, Energy, and Economic Development Program, RAND Corporation; moderated by Christopher Preble, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.