October 10, 2017
Policy Forum

Afghanistan Going Forward: Surge, Negotiate, or Get Out?

Featuring Michael O’Hanlon, Senior Fellow and Director of Research for Foreign Policy, Brookings Institution; Stephen Biddle, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, George Washington University; Maxwell Pappas, U.S. Army major, with three combat tours in Afghanistan and Iraq; and Erik Goepner, Visiting Research Fellow, Cato Institute and colonel (retired), U.S. Air Force; moderated by Christopher Preble, Vice President, Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.
May 26, 2015
Book Forum

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.
April 5, 2013
Policy Forum

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.
June 29, 2011
Policy Forum

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.
March 18, 2010
Conference

Escalate or Withdraw? Conservatives and the War in Afghanistan

Opening RemarksChristopher 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
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.”
September 14, 2009
Policy Forum

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
Policy Forum

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
Policy Forum

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;
November 2, 2006
Policy Forum

The U.S. Military and Counterinsurgency: What We Have Learned in Iraq and Afghanistan

Featuring: Jeffrey Record, Professor, Air War College, Author of Beating Goliath: Why Insurgencies Win; Thomas E. Ricks, Senior Pentagon Correspondent, Washington Post, Author of Fiasco: The American Military Adventure in Iraq: Conrad Crane, Director, U.S. Army Military History Institute, Army War College Lead, author of the Army/​Marine Corps Counterinsurgency Manual; and Christopher Preble, Director of Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.