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.

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.

January 25, 2006

America’s Coming War with China: A Collision Course over Taiwan

America’s Coming War with China: A Collision Course over Taiwan

Featuring the author, Ted Galen Carpenter, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute; with comments by Clyde Prestowitz, President, Economic Strategy Institute; and Richard C. Bush III, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution.

November 2, 2005

The Six-Party Talks and the Future of the North Korean Nuclear Program

featuring Joseph DeTrani, U.S. Special Envoy for the Six-Party Talks; Jon B. Wolfsthal, Nonproliferation Fellow in the International Security Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS); Ted Galen Carpenter, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute, and Coauthor, The Korean Conundrum

September 26, 2005

United Nations Reform: Beyond the Blame Game

Featuring Christopher Preble, Director of Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute and moderated by Ted Galen Carpenter, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute

January 12, 2005

The Korean Conundrum: America’s Troubled Relations with North and South Korea

Featuring Ted Galen Carpenter, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Doug Bandow, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; with comments by Don Oberdorfer, Former Washington Post correspondent, author of The Two Koreas; Selig Harrison, Director of the Asia Project, Center for International Policy, author of Korean Endgame