March 19, 2014

Did the Military Intervention in Libya Succeed?

Did the Military Intervention in Libya Succeed?

Featuring Christopher Chivvis, Senior Political Scientist, RAND Corporation; Alan Kuperman, Jennings Randolph Senior Fellow, U.S. Institute of Peace and Associate Professor of Public Affairs, LBJ School, University of Texas at Austin; and Benjamin Friedman, Research Fellow in Defense and Homeland Security Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Christopher Preble, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

February 11, 2014

Understanding the Continuing Violence in Iraq

Understanding the Continuing Violence in Iraq

Featuring Douglas Ollivant, Senior National Security Fellow, the New America Foundation; Harith Hasan, Author of Imagining the Nation: Nationalism, Sectarianism and Socio-political Conflict in Iraq; and Christopher Preble, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Justin Logan, Director of Foreign Policy Studies, 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.

October 23, 2012

Africa’s Third Liberation: The New Search for Prosperity and Jobs

Africa's Third Liberation: The New Search for Prosperity and Jobs

Featuring the co-author Jeffrey Herbst, President, Colgate University; with comments by Todd Moss, Vice President, Center for Global Development, and Former Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs, State Department; moderated by Marian L. Tupy, Policy Analyst, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

June 27, 2012

Libya, One Year Later

Libya, One Year Later

Featuring Diederik Vandewalle, Adjunct Associate Professor of Business Administration and Associate Professor of Government, Dartmouth College; Jonathan Hutson, Director of Communications, Enough Project to End Genocide and Crimes against Humanity; Benjamin H. Friedman, Research Fellow in Defense and Homeland Security Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Malou Innocent, Foreign Policy Analyst, 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 22, 2011

Afghanistan and Pakistan after bin Laden

Afghanistan and Pakistan after bin Laden

Featuring a presentation and live discussion with Malou Innocent, Foreign Policy Analyst, Cato Institute, coauthor, Escaping the ‘Graveyard of Empires’: A Strategy to Exit Afghanistan and author, Pakistan and the Future of U.S. Policy; moderated by Caleb O. Brown, Director of Multimedia.

May 13, 2011

Why Are We at War in Libya?

Why Are We at War in Libya?

Featuring Christopher Preble, Director of Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute; and Benjamin Friedman, Research Fellow in Defense and Homeland Security Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Brandon Arnold, Director of Government Affairs, Cato Institute.

May 5, 2011

The Arab Awakening and Its Implications

The Arab Awakening and Its Implications

Featuring David Ottaway, Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Zainab Al-Suwaij, Executive Director, American Islamic Congress; and Stanley Kober, Research Fellow in Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Steven A. Cook, Hasib J. Sabbagh Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations; moderated by Malou Innocent, Foreign Policy Analyst, Cato Institute.