May 16
Policy Forum

Evaluating the Iran Deal

Featuring Ambassador Wendy Sherman, Senior Counselor, Albright Stonebridge Group; Laura Rozen, Diplomatic Correspondent, Al-Monitor; Ariane Tabatabai, Visiting Assistant Professor of Security Studies at the Georgetown University Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service; Emma Ashford, Research Fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by Benjamin H. Friedman, Research Fellow, Cato Institute.
April 19
Policy Forum

Outside Voices: How Scholars Can Influence Trump’s Foreign Policy

Featuring Steven Weber, University of California-Berkeley; Director, Bridging the Gap; Matt Kroenig, Associate Professor, Department of Government and School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University; Ryan Evans, Founder and Editor-in-Chief, War on the Rocks; Mira Rapp Hooper, Senior Fellow, Asia-Pacific Security Program, Center for a New American Security; Sameer Lalwani, Senior Associate and Deputy Director for Stimson’s South Asia Program, Stimson Center; moderated by Emma Ashford, Research Fellow, Cato Institute.
March 10
Book Forum

Everyone Loses: The Ukraine Crisis and the Ruinous Contest for Post‐​Soviet Eurasia

Featuring the co-author Samuel Charap, Senior Fellow for Russia and Eurasia, International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS); Former Senior Advisor, U.S. Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security; with comments by Emma Ashford, Research Fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by Christine Guluzian, Visiting Research Fellow, Cato Institute.
February 27
Book Forum

Crude Strategy: Rethinking the U.S. Military Commitment to Defend Persian Gulf Oil

Featuring the editors Charles Glaser, Professor of Political Science and Director, Institute for Security and Conflict Studies, George Washington University; Rosemary Kelanic, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Williams College; and the contributing author Kenneth Vincent, Visiting Fellow, Institute for Security and Conflict Studies, George Washington University; with comments by John Glaser, Associate Director of Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Emma Ashford, Research Fellow, Cato Institute.
January 17
Policy Forum

Debating the Trump Doctrine

Featuring Emma Ashford, Research Fellow, Cato Institute; Kathleen Hicks, Senior Vice President, Center for Strategic & International Studies; William Ruger, Research Fellow, Cato Institute; Peter Rough, Fellow, Hudson Institute; Trevor Thrall, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by Karen DeYoung, Associate Editor and Senior National Security Correspondent, Washington Post.
March 21
Policy Forum

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.
January 25
Policy Forum

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.
April 30
Policy Forum

In Search of a Syria Strategy

Featuring Emma Ashford, Visiting Fellow, Defense and Foreign Policy, Cato Institute, (@emmamashford); Erica Borghard, Assistant Professor, U.S. Military Academy (West Point), (@eborghard); and Nicholas Heras, Research Associate, Middle East Security Program, Center for a New American Security; moderated by Justin Logan, Director of Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute, (@JustinTLogan).
March 4
Policy Forum

The Future of NATO and the Transatlantic Security Framework

Featuring Doug Bandow, Senior Fellow, Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute; James Goldgeier, Dean, American University School of International Service; and François Rivasseau, Deputy Head, Delegation of the European Union to the United States; moderated by Emma Ashford, Visiting Fellow, Defense and Foreign Policy, Cato Institute.