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.
September 19, 2017
Book Forum

Making Africa Work: A Handbook

Featuring the authors Greg Mills, Director, Brenthurst Foundation, South Africa; Jeffrey Herbst, former President and CEO, Newseum, Washington, D.C.; Olusegun Obasanjo, Former President of Nigeria; Dickie Davis, Major General, British Army (Ret.); moderated by Marian L. Tupy, Senior Policy Analyst, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.
May 16, 2017
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.
February 27, 2017
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.