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.

March 21, 2017

America Abroad: The United States’ Global Role in the 21st Century

America Abroad: The United States’ Global Role in the 21st Century

Featuring the authors Stephen G. Brooks, Associate Professor of Government, Dartmouth College; William C. Wohlforth, Daniel Webster Professor of Government, Dartmouth College; with comments by Eugene Gholz, Associate Professor, LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin; Adjunct Scholar, Cato Institute; and Benjamin H. Friedman, Research Fellow in Defense and Homeland Security Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by John Glaser, Associate Director of Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

March 10, 2017

Everyone Loses: The Ukraine Crisis and the Ruinous Contest for Post-Soviet Eurasia

Everyone Loses: The Ukraine Crisis and the Ruinous Contest for Post-Soviet Eurasia

Featuring the co-author Samuel Charap, Senior Fellow for Russia and Eurasia, International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS); Former Senior Advisor, U.S. Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security; with comments by Emma Ashford, Research Fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by Christine Guluzian, Visiting Research Fellow, Cato Institute.

March 7, 2017

Nuclear Weapons and Coercive Diplomacy

Nuclear Weapons and Coercive Diplomacy

Featuring the authors Todd S. Sechser, Associate Professor of Politics, University of Virginia; Matthew Fuhrmann, Associate Director of Political Science, Texas A&M University; with comments by Matthew Kroenig, Associate Professor of Government and School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, and Senior Fellow, The Atlantic Council; moderated by John Glaser, Associate Director of Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

February 27, 2017

Crude Strategy: Rethinking the U.S. Military Commitment to Defend Persian Gulf Oil

Crude Strategy: Rethinking the U.S. Military Commitment to Defend Persian Gulf Oil

Featuring the editors Charles Glaser, Professor of Political Science and Director, Institute for Security and Conflict Studies, George Washington University; Rosemary Kelanic, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Williams College; and the contributing author Kenneth Vincent, Visiting Fellow, Institute for Security and Conflict Studies, George Washington University; with comments by John Glaser, Associate Director of Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Emma Ashford, Research Fellow, Cato Institute.