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.

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.