February 26, 2020
Policy Forum

The Failure of Forcible Regime‐​Change Operations

Featuring Ben Denison, Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Strategic Studies, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University; Lindsey O’Rourke, Assistant Professor, Boston College; Alexander Downes, Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, George Washington University; moderated by Christopher Preble, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

February 19, 2020
City Seminar

Cato Institute Policy Perspectives 2020

Featuring Hon. Phil Gramm, Former Chairman, Senate Banking Committee; and Daniel Hannan, Conservative Member of the European Parliament for South East England and Founding President, Initiative for Free Trade; Peter Goettler, President and CEO, Cato Institute; David Boaz, Executive Vice President, Cato Institute; and Chris Edwards, Director, Tax Policy Studies, and Editor, Down​siz​ing​Gov​ern​ment​.org, Cato Institute.

February 6, 2020
Policy Forum

Is War Over?

Featuring Paul Poast, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Chicago; John Mueller, Political Scientist, Ohio State University; Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; Christopher Fettweis, Professor of Political Science, Tulane University; Bethany Lacina, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Rochester; moderated by John Glaser, Director of Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.
January 28, 2020
Policy Forum

The Future of Progressive Foreign Policy: 2020 and Beyond

Featuring Kate Kizer, Policy Director, Win without War; Adam Mount, Senior Fellow and Director of the Defense Posture Project, Federation of American Scientists; Dan Nexon, Associate Professor, Georgetown University; Loren DeJonge Schulman, Deputy Director of Studies and the Leon E. Panetta Senior Fellow at the Center for a New American Security; Mena Ayazi, Manager for Policy and Communications at Alliance for Peacebuilding; moderated by Trevor Thrall, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.
January 15, 2020
Policy Forum

Needle Exchange Programs: Benefits and Challenges

Featuring remarks by Vice Adm. Jerome M. Adams, MD, MPH, Surgeon General of the United States.

Followed by a discussion with Ricky Bluthenthal, PhD, Professor of Preventive Medicine and Associate Dean for Social Justice, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine; Hon. Tony Rivero, Arizona State Representative (R‑21st District); moderated by Jeffrey A. Singer, MD, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.

December 17, 2019
Book Forum

Scientocracy: The Tangled Web of Public Science and Public Policy

Featuring the editors Patrick J. Michaels, Senior Fellow, Competitive Enterprise Institute; Former Research Professor in Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia; Terence Kealey, Adjunct Scholar, Cato Institute; Former Professor of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge; with comments by Holden Thorp, Editor‐​in‐​chief, Science; moderated by Jason Kuznicki, Editor, Cato Books and Cato Unbound.
December 5, 2019
Policy Forum

Is It the Drug? Rethinking Conventional Views of Substance Use, Abuse, and Addiction

Featuring Jacob Sullum, Senior Editor, Reason; Author, Saying Yes: In Defense of Drug Use; Stanton Peele, Psychologist and Addiction Therapist; Author, The Meaning of Addiction; Coauthor, Love and Addiction and Outgrowing Addiction; Joycelyn Elders, Former Surgeon General of the United States and Professor Emerita of Pediatrics at University of Arkansas School of Medicine; Mitch Earleywine, Professor of Psychology and Director of the Habits and Lifestyles Laboratory at SUNY Albany; Suzanne A. Sisley, President and Principal Investigator, Scottsdale Research Institute; moderated by Jeffrey A. Singer, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.