February 18, 2016

The Question of Intervention: John Stuart Mill and the Responsibility to Protect

Featuring the author Michael W. Doyle, Director, Columbia Global Policy Initiative, Harold Brown Professor of International Affairs, Law, and Political Science, Columbia University; with comments by Anne-Marie Slaughter, President and CEO, New America; and Christopher A. Preble, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Brad Stapleton, Visiting Research Fellow, Cato Institute.

January 25, 2016

America’s Invisible Wars

Featuring Emma Ashford, Visiting Research Fellow, Cato Institute; Bronwyn Bruton, Deputy Director, Africa Center, Atlantic Council; Charles Schmitz, Professor, Towson University, and Vice President, the American Institute for Yemeni Studies; and Moeed Yusuf, Director, South Asia Programs, United States Institute of Peace; moderated by Mark Mazzetti, Correspondent, New York Times and author, The Way of the Knife: the CIA, a Secret Army, and a War at the Ends of the Earth.

Due to the effects of the approaching snow storm, the Cato Policy Forum has been cancelled. It will be rescheduled for a later time.

January 13, 2016

Blood Oil: Tyrants, Violence, and the Rules that Run the World

Blood Oil: Tyrants, Violence, and the Rules that Run the World

Featuring the author Leif Wenar, Chair of Philosophy and Law, King’s College London; with comments by Ian Vásquez, Director, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute; and Bruce W. Jentleson, Professor of Public Policy and Political Science, Duke University and Kissinger Chair in Foreign Policy and International Relations, Kluge Center, Library of Congress; moderated by Christopher A. Preble, Vice President, Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

January 5, 2016

Power Wars: Inside Obama’s Post-9/11 Presidency

Power Wars: Inside Obama’s Post-9/11 Presidency

Featuring the author Charlie Savage, Washington Correspondent, New York Times; with comments by Michael Glennon, Professor of International Law, Fletcher School, Tufts University; Author, National Security and Double Government; moderated by Gene Healy, Vice President, Cato Institute.

December 8, 2015

Deceit on the Road to War: Presidents, Politics, and American Democracy

Deceit on the Road to War: Presidents, Politics, and American Democracy

Featuring the author John M. Schuessler, Associate Professor, Department of Strategy, Air War College; with comments by Elizabeth Saunders, Assistant Professor, Political Science and International Affairs, George Washington University; and Trevor Thrall, Associate Professor, School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs, George Mason University, and Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by Benjamin H. Friedman, Research Fellow in Defense and Homeland Security Studies, Cato Institute.

October 20, 2015

Perilous Partners: The Benefits and Pitfalls of America’s Alliances with Authoritarian Regimes

Perilous Partners: The Benefits and Pitfalls of America’s Alliances with Authoritarian Regimes

Featuring the authors Ted Galen Carpenter, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; and Malou Innocent, Adjunct Scholar, Cato Institute; with comments by Andrew J. Bacevich, Professor Emeritus of History and International Relations, Boston University; and Jacob Heilbrunn, Editor, The National Interest; moderated by Christopher Preble, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

August 19, 2015

Assessing the Iran Nuclear Agreement

Assessing the Iran Nuclear Agreement

Featuring a presentation and live discussion with Justin Logan, Director of Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Caleb O. Brown, Director of Multimedia.

June 18, 2015

Millennials and U.S. Foreign Policy

Millennials and U.S. Foreign Policy

Featuring A. Trevor Thrall, Associate Professor, School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs, George Mason University; and Erik Goepner, Doctoral student in public policy, George Mason University; with comments by Betsy Woodruff, Politics Reporter, The Daily Beast; Emily Ekins, Research Fellow, Cato Institute; and Aaron Schumacher, Director, International, Foreign Policy Group, and Senior Vice President, Young Professionals in Foreign Policy; moderated by Christopher Preble, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

May 26, 2015

The Global Village Myth: Distance, War, and the Limits of Power

The Global Village Myth: Distance, War, and the Limits of Power

Featuring the author Patrick Porter, Academic Director, Strategy and Security Institute, University of Exeter; with comments by Zack Beauchamp, World Correspondent, Vox.com; and Austin Long, Assistant Professor, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University; moderated by Justin Logan, Director of Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

May 12, 2015

Economic Interdependence and War

Economic Interdependence and War

Featuring the author Dale C. Copeland, Associate Professor, University of Virginia; with comments from David M. Edelstein, Associate Professor, Georgetown University; Erik A. Gartzke, Professor, UC – San Diego; and John Mueller, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by Justin Logan, Director of Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

May 7, 2015

Toward a Libertarian Foreign Policy

Toward a Libertarian Foreign Policy

Featuring Christopher A. Preble, Vice President, Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Justin Logan, Director, Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute; and Jim Antle, Managing Editor, the Daily Caller; moderated by Peter Russo, Director, Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.