June 9, 2011

Why Leaders Lie: The Truth about Lying in International Politics

Why Leaders Lie: The Truth about Lying in International Politics

Featuring the author John J. Mearsheimer, R. Wendell Harrison Distinguished Service Professor of Political Science, University of Chicago; with comments by A. Trevor Thrall, George Mason University; and Ted Galen Carpenter, Cato Institute; moderated by Justin Logan, Cato Institute.

June 22, 2010

Exporting the Bomb: Technology Transfer and the Spread of Nuclear Weapons

Exporting the Bomb: Technology Transfer and the Spread of Nuclear Weapons

Featuring the author Matthew Kroenig, Assistant Professor of Government, Georgetown University; Charles Glaser, Professor of Political Science and Director of the Institute for Security and Conflict Studies, George Washington University; Micah Zenko, Fellow for Conflict Prevention, Council on Foreign Relations; moderated by Justin Logan, Associate Director of Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

October 29, 2009

Atomic Obsession: Nuclear Alarmism from Hiroshima to Al Qaeda

Atomic Obsession: Nuclear Alarmism from Hiroshima to Al Qaeda

Featuring the author, John Mueller, Woody Hayes Chair of National Security Studies, Ohio State University; Michael Krepon, Co-Founder, Henry L. Stimson Center; and Jeffrey G. Lewis, Director, Nuclear Strategy and Nonproliferation Initiative, New America Foundation. Moderated by Justin Logan, Associate Director of Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

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.

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.