June 25, 2018

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.

October 10, 2017

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

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.