September 20, 2018

The Liberal International Order: Past, Present, and Future

Featuring Patrick Porter, Professor of International Security and Strategy, University of Birmingham and Senior Associate Fellow, Royal United Services Institute; Michael Mazarr, Senior Political Scientist, RAND Corporation; Jake Sullivan, Senior Fellow, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and Co-chair, National Security Action; moderated by Christopher Preble, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

September 4, 2018

The NSA and the Road to 9/11: Lessons Learned and Unlearned

Featuring William Binney, Former Crypto-Mathematician, NSA; Kirk Wiebe, Former Senior Analyst, NSA; Edward Loomis, Former Computer Systems Analyst, NSA; Thomas Drake, Former Senior Executive Service Member, NSA; and Diane Roark, Former Professional Staff Member, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence; moderated by Patrick Eddington, Policy Analyst in Homeland Security and Civil Liberties, Cato Institute.

June 25, 2018

The Clash of Generations? Intergenerational Change and American Foreign Policy Views

The Clash of Generations? Intergenerational Change and American Foreign Policy Views

Featuring Dina Smeltz, Senior Fellow, Chicago Council on Global Affairs; Will Ruger, Vice President of Research and Policy, Charles Koch Institute; and Trevor Thrall, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute and Associate Professor, Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University; moderated by Christopher Preble, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

May 14, 2018

Psychology of a Superpower: Security and Dominance in U.S. Foreign Policy

Psychology of a Superpower: Security and Dominance in U.S. Foreign Policy

Featuring the author Christopher J. Fettweis, Associate Professor of Political Science, Tulane University; with comments by Keir A. Lieber, Director, Center for Security Studies and Security Studies Program, Georgetown University and Associate Professor in the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service; moderated by John Mueller, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.

April 26, 2018

Risky Business: The Role of Arms Sales in U.S. Foreign Policy

Risky Business: The Role of Arms Sales in U.S. Foreign Policy

Featuring Caroline Dorminey, Policy Analyst, Cato Institute; A. Trevor Thrall, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; Colby Goodman, Director, Security Assistance Monitor, Center for International Policy; moderated by Travis Evans, External Relations Manager, Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

April 16, 2018

Republic in Peril: American Empire and the Liberal Tradition

Republic in Peril: American Empire and the Liberal Tradition

Featuring the author David C. Hendrickson, Professor of Political Science, Colorado College; with comments by Michael Mandelbaum, Professor Emeritus, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies; moderated by John Mueller, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.

March 14, 2018

The Future of BRAC: A Conversation

The Future of BRAC: A Conversation

Featuring Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA), Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee; and Christopher Preble, Vice President, Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Joe Gould, Capitol Hill Reporter, Defense News.

January 30, 2018

The Trump Doctrine at One Year

Panelists include: Kathleen Hicks, Center for Strategic and International Studies; Hal Brands, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies; Susan Glasser, Politico; Trevor Thrall, Cato Institute; Laura Rozen, Al-Monitor; Tamara Cofman Wittes, Brookings Institution; Ilan Goldenberg, Center for a New American Security; Katherine Zimmerman, American Enterprise Institute; Erik Goepner, Cato Institute; John Glaser, Cato Institute; Kelsey Davenport, Arms Control Association; Rebeccah Heinrichs, Hudson Institute; Aaron Mehta, Defense News; Hans Kristensen, Federation of American Scientists; Gene Healy, Cato Institute; Ryan Evans, War on the Rocks; Charlie Savage, New York Times.

November 6, 2017

How Do You Solve a Problem Like North Korea?

How Do You Solve a Problem Like North Korea? - Panel 1: Pyongyang’s Capabilities and US Policy

Featuring Bill Richardson, former Governor of New Mexico and North Korea negotiator; Joe Cirincione, President of the Ploughshares Fund; Suzanne DiMaggio, Senior Fellow at New America and Director of a U.S.-North Korea dialogue; Eric Gomez, Policy Analyst, Cato Institute; Joshua Pollack, Editor of The Nonproliferation Review and Senior Research Associate at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, Middlebury Institute of International Studies; Michael Auslin, Williams-Griffis Fellow in Contemporary Asia, Hoover Institution; Doug Bandow, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; John Glaser, Director of Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Ted Galen Carpenter, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; and Rajan Menon, the Anne and Bernard Spitzer Chair in Political Science, City College of New York.