April 3, 2009

NATO at 60: A Hollow Alliance

NATO at 60: A Hollow Alliance

Featuring Ted Galen Carpenter, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

February 19, 2009

Mexico’s Drug War: The Growing Crisis on Our Southern Border

Mexico's Drug War: The Growing Crisis on Our Southern Border

Featuring Ted Galen Carpenter, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Ethan Nadelmann, Executive Director of the Drug Policy Alliance; Vanda Felbab-Brown, Foreign Policy Fellow at the Brookings Institution; and Daniel T. Griswold, Director of the Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

December 11, 2008

Afghanistan Seven Years Later

Afghanistan Seven Years Later

Featuring The Honorable Said T. Jawad, Ambassador of Afghanistan to the United States; Akbar Ahmed, Professor of Islamic Studies at American University; Caroline Wadhams, Senior Policy Analyst at the Center for American Progress; Ted Galen Carpenter, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Moderated by Malou Innocent, Foreign Policy Analyst, 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.

March 14, 2007

Escaping the Trap: The Case for Withdrawal from Iraq

Featuring: Lt. Gen. William Odom, USA (Ret.), Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute, Director, National Security Agency, 1985-1988; Steven Simon, Hasib J. Sabbagh Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations; and Ted Galen Carpenter, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

January 25, 2007

Iran’s Nuclear Program: The Costs and Benefits of America’s Policy Options

Featuring: Ted Galen Carpenter, Vice President for Foreign Policy and Defense Studies, Cato Institute, Author of “Iran’s Nuclear Program: America’s Policy Options”; and Justin Logan, Foreign policy analyst, Cato Institute, Author of “The Bottom Line on Iran: The Costs and Benefits of Preventive War versus Deterrence.”

December 11, 2006

How to Deal with Iran: Options for Today and for the Future

How to Deal with Iran: Options for Today and for the Future

Panel 1: The Policy Options We Face Today
Featured speakers: Trita Parsi, National Iranian-American Council; Sanam Vakil, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies; Flynt Leverett, New America Foundation; Ted Galen Carpenter, Cato Institute.

Panel 2: What If Our Policy Fails?
Featured speakers: Lt. Gen. Thomas McInerney, USAF (Ret.), Iran Policy Committee; Lawrence Korb, Center for American Progress; Michael Eisenstadt, Washington Institute for Near East Policy; Justin Logan, Cato Institute.