June 11, 2013

India Grows at Night: A Liberal Case for a Strong State

India Grows at Night: A Liberal Case for a Strong State

Featuring the author Gurcharan Das, Former CEO of Procter & Gamble, India; with comments by Swaminathan Aiyar, Research Fellow, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute; moderated by Ian Vasquez, Director, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

April 5, 2013

The War in Afghanistan: What Went Wrong?

The War in Afghanistan: What Went Wrong?

Featuring Rajiv Chandrasekaran, Senior Correspondent and Associate Editor, Washington Post, author of the book Little America: The War within the War for Afghanistan; Ambassador James Dobbins, Director, International Security and Defense Policy Center, RAND Corporation; U.S. representative at the Bonn Conference; and U.S. Army Colonel Gian P. Gentile, Professor, U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Visiting Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations, author of the forthcoming book Wrong Turn: America’s Deadly Embrace of Counterinsurgency; moderated by Malou Innocent, Foreign Policy Analyst, Cato Institute.

March 18, 2013

The Insurgents: David Petraeus and the Plot to Change the American Way of War

The Insurgents: David Petraeus and the Plot to Change the American Way of War

Featuring the author Fred Kaplan, “War Stories” Columnist, Slate, with comments by Spencer Ackerman, National Security Correspondent, WIRED; and Janine Davidson, George Mason University; moderated by Christopher Preble, Vice President, Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

March 30, 2012

U.S. Policy toward Iran: The Prospects for Success — and for Failure

U.S. Policy toward Iran: The Prospects for Success — And for Failure: Panel 1: Can Diplomacy Work?

Featuring Michael Adler, Woodrow Wilson Center; Jamie Fly, Foreign Policy Initiative; Matthew Kroenig, Georgetown University; Justin Logan, Cato Institute; Nuno Monteiro, Yale University; Alireza Nader, RAND Corporation; Joshua Rovner, U.S. Naval War College; Barbara Slavin, Atlantic Council.

June 29, 2011

Turning the Page in Afghanistan

Turning the Page in Afghanistan

Featuring Joshua Rovner, U.S. Naval War College; Joshua Foust, American Security Project; Malou Innocent, Cato Institute; and Michael O’Hanlon, Brookings Institution; moderated by Justin Logan, Cato Institute.

June 1, 2011

India Twenty Years after Reform

India Twenty Years after Reform

Featuring Swaminathan Aiyar, Research Fellow, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute; Surjit Bhalla, Managing Director, Oxus Research and Investments; and Arvind Panagariya, Jagdish Bhagwati Professor of Indian Political Economy, Columbia University; moderated by Ian Vasquez, Director, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

March 18, 2010

Escalate or Withdraw? Conservatives and the War in Afghanistan

Escalate or Withdraw? Conservatives and the War in Afghanistan - Congressional Panel

Opening Remarks
Christopher Preble, Cato Institute

Panel 1
The Honorable Tom McClintock (R-CA); The Honorable Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA); The Honorable John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-TN); moderated by Grover Norquist, Americans for Tax Reform

Panel 2
Tony Blankley, Washington Times; Donald Devine, editor, Conservative Battleline On Line; Diana West, Washington Examiner; Mackenzie Eaglen, Heritage Foundation; moderated by Malou Innocent, Cato Institute

Keynote Address
Joe Scarborough, MSNBC, with an introduction by Edward H. Crane, Cato Institute

September 25, 2009

The Case for Withdrawal from Afghanistan

The Case for Withdrawal from Afghanistan

Featuring Malou Innocent, Foreign Policy Analyst, Cato Institute, and co-author of “Escaping the ‘Graveyard of Empires’: A Strategy to Exit Afghanistan”; 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.”

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.

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.

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;