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.

September 25, 2017

National Security Oversight: Congressional Case Studies and Reform Prospects

National Security Oversight: Congressional Case Studies and Reform Prospects

Featuring Kurt Couchman, Vice President of Public Policy, Defense Priorities; Norman Singleton, President, Campaign for Liberty; Sue Udry, Executive Director, Defending Rights and Dissent; and Daniel Schuman, Policy Director, Demand Progress; moderated by Patrick Eddington, Policy Analyst, Cato Institute.

May 16, 2017

Evaluating the Iran Deal

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.

April 19, 2017

Outside Voices: How Scholars Can Influence Trump’s Foreign Policy

Outside Voices: How Scholars Can Influence Trump’s Foreign Policy

Featuring Steven Weber, University of California-Berkeley; Director, Bridging the Gap; Matt Kroenig, Associate Professor, Department of Government and School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University; Ryan Evans, Founder and Editor-in-Chief, War on the Rocks; Mira Rapp Hooper, Senior Fellow, Asia-Pacific Security Program, Center for a New American Security; Sameer Lalwani, Senior Associate and Deputy Director for Stimson’s South Asia Program, Stimson Center; moderated by Emma Ashford, Research Fellow, Cato Institute.