October 14, 2009

To Begin the World Over Again: Lawrence of Arabia from Damascus to Baghdad

To Begin the World Over Again: Lawrence of Arabia from Damascus to Baghdad

Featuring the author John C. Hulsman, Alfred von Oppenheim Scholar in Residence, German Council on Foreign Relations; Christopher Preble, Director of Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute; and Daniel Serwer, Vice President, Centers of Innovation, Center for Post-Conflict Peace and Stability Operations, United States Institute of Peace. Moderated by Justin Logan, Associate Director of Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

September 14, 2009

Should the United States Withdraw from Afghanistan?

Should the United States Withdraw from Afghanistan?

Featuring Malou Innocent, Foreign Policy Analyst, Cato Institute, and co-author of Escaping the ‘Graveyard of Empires’: A Strategy to Exit Afghanistan; Celeste Ward, Senior Defense Analyst, RAND Corp.; Patrick M. Cronin, Director of the Institute for National Strategic Studies, National Defense University; Robert Naiman, National Coordinator, Just Foreign Policy; and Ted Galen Carpenter, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute, and co-author of Escaping the ‘Graveyard of Empires’: A Strategy to Exit Afghanistan. Moderated by Christopher Preble, Director of Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

July 14, 2009

Engaging China to Solve the North Korea Problem

Engaging China to Solve the North Korea Problem

Featuring Ted Galen Carpenter, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Scott Snyder, Director of the Center for U.S.-Korea Policy, The Asia Foundation; Larry Niksch, Specialist in Asian Affairs, U.S. Congressional Research Service; Doug Bandow, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute. Moderated by Christopher Preble, Director of Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

June 23, 2009

Pakistan and the Future of U.S. Policy

Pakistan and the Future of U.S. Policy

Featuring Ambassador Wendy Chamberlin, President of the Middle East Institute and former U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan; Mukhtar A. Khan, Analyst, The Jamestown Foundation; Ken Luongo, President of the Partnership for Global Security; Malou Innocent, Foreign Policy Analyst, Cato Institute. Moderated by Christopher Preble, Director of Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

May 16, 2008

Learning the Right Lessons from Iraq

Learning the Right Lessons from Iraq

Featuring Christopher Preble, Director of Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute, and Benjamin H. Friedman, Research Fellow in Defense and Homeland Security Studies, Cato Institute.

September 20, 2007

Assessing the Surge

Featuring Christopher Preble, Director of Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute; James Dobbins, Director, International Security and Defense Policy Center, RAND Corporation; Clifford D. May, President, Foundation for the Defense of Democracies; Marc Lynch, Professor of Political Science, George Washington University; and moderated by Ted Galen Carpenter, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.