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.

April 30

In Search of a Syria Strategy

In Search of a Syria Strategy

Featuring Emma Ashford, Visiting Fellow, Defense and Foreign Policy, Cato Institute, (@emmamashford); Erica Borghard, Assistant Professor, U.S. Military Academy (West Point), (@eborghard); and Nicholas Heras, Research Associate, Middle East Security Program, Center for a New American Security; moderated by Justin Logan, Director of Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute, (@JustinTLogan).

April 23

America and the Middle East Mess

America and the Middle East Mess

Featuring a presentation and live discussion with Emma Ashford, Visiting Fellow, Defense and Foreign Policy, Cato Institute; moderated by Caleb O. Brown, Director of Multimedia.

April 17

Should GAO Audit the Federal Reserve?

Should GAO Audit the Federal Reserve?

Featuring David Walker, Former Comptroller General, Government Accountability Office; David Wessel, Director, Hutchins Center, Brookings Institution; and Mark Calabria, Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Josh Zumbrun, Reporter, Wall Street Journal.

April 13

The Newburgh Sting and the FBI’s Production of the Domestic Terrorism Threat

The Newburgh Sting and the FBI’s Production of the Domestic Terrorism Threat

Featuring David Heilbroner, Producer and Director, The Newburgh Sting; Naureen Shah, Director of Security and Human Rights, Amnesty USA; and John Mueller, Senior Research Scientist with the Mershon Center for International Security Studies at Ohio State University, and Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by Benjamin Friedman, Research Fellow in Defense and Homeland Security, Cato Institute.

April 10

Defining the Tax Base: The Real Challenge for Tax Reform

Defining the Tax Base: The Real Challenge for Tax Reform

Featuring Dan Mitchell, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; David Burton, Senior Fellow in Economic Policy, Heritage Foundation; and Jason Fichtner, Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center; moderated by Peter Russo, Director, Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.