December 9, 2009
Book Forum

Latin Americans and the West

Featuring the author, Carlos Alberto Montaner; with comments by Alvaro Vargas Llosa, Senior Fellow, Independent Institute. Moderated by Ian Vásquez, Director, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.
December 3, 2009
Policy Forum

The USA Patriot Act: Renew, Revise, or Repeal?

Featuring Julian Sanchez, Research Fellow, Cato Institute; Gregory Nojeim, Senior Counsel, The Center for Democracy and Technology; Jena Baker McNeill, Homeland Security Policy Analyst, The Heritage Foundation; and Richard Samp, Chief Counsel, Washington Legal Foundation. Moderated by Tim Lynch, Director, Project on Criminal Justice, Cato Institute.
October 29, 2009
Book Forum

Atomic Obsession: Nuclear Alarmism from Hiroshima to Al Qaeda

Featuring the author, John Mueller, Woody Hayes Chair of National Security Studies, Ohio State University; Michael Krepon, Co‐​Founder, Henry L. Stimson Center; and Jeffrey G. Lewis, Director, Nuclear Strategy and Nonproliferation Initiative, New America Foundation. Moderated by Justin Logan, Associate Director of Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.
October 14, 2009
Book Forum

To Begin the World Over Again: Lawrence of Arabia from Damascus to Baghdad

Featuring the author John C. Hulsman, Alfred von Oppenheim Scholar in Residence, German Council on Foreign Relations; Christopher Preble, Director of Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute; and Daniel Serwer, Vice President, Centers of Innovation, Center for Post-Conflict Peace and Stability Operations, United States Institute of Peace. Moderated by Justin Logan, Associate Director of Foreign Policy Studies, 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.
July 14, 2009
Policy Forum

Engaging China to Solve the North Korea Problem

Featuring Ted Galen Carpenter, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Scott Snyder, Director of the Center for U.S.-Korea Policy, The Asia Foundation; Larry Niksch, Specialist in Asian Affairs, U.S. Congressional Research Service; Doug Bandow, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute. 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.
June 11, 2009
Policy Forum

Fusion Centers: Domestic Spying or Sensible Surveillance?

Featuring Bruce Fein, Constitutional Attorney, The Lichfield Group; Harvey Eisenberg, Chief, National Security Section, Office of United States Attorney, District of Maryland; and Michael German, Policy Counsel, American Civil Liberties Union. Moderated by Tim Lynch, Director, Project on Criminal Justice, Cato Institute.