October 18
Book Forum

NATO: The Dangerous Dinosaur

Featuring author Ted Galen Carpenter, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; and Rajan Menon, Anne and Bernard Spitzer Chair in Political Science, City College of New York; moderated by John Glaser, Director, Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.
October 20
Book Forum

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.
November 15
Conference

Ending the Global War on Drugs

Featuring Fernando Henrique Cardoso, Former President, Brazil; Jorge Castañeda, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mexico; Mary Anastasia O'Grady, Member of the Editorial Board, Wall Street Journal; Luis Alberto Lacalle Pou, Speaker of the House of Deputies, Uruguay; Glenn Greenwald, Columnist and Blogger, Salon; Leigh Maddox, Board Member, Law Enforcement Against Prohibition Professor, University of Maryland Francis Carey School of Law; Ethan Nadelmann, Executive Director, Drug Policy Alliance; Tucker Carlson, Editor-in-Chief, Daily Caller.
July 14
Policy Forum

What to Do about North Korea?

Featuring Stephen Linton, Chairman and Founder, Eugene Bell Foundation; Karin J. Lee, Executive Director, The National Committee on North Korea; Doug Bandow, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by Ted Galen Carpenter, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.
September 25
Capitol Hill Briefing

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."