December 15, 2016

Why America Misunderstands the World: National Experience and Roots of Misperception

Why America Misunderstands the World: National Experience and Roots of Misperception

Featuring the author Paul Pillar, Researcher, Center for Security Studies, Georgetown University; Nonresident Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution; with comments by Robert Jervis, Adlai Stevenson Professor of International Politics, Columbia University; Trevor Thrall, Associate Professor, School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs, George Mason University; Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by Benjamin H. Friedman, Research Fellow in Defense and Homeland Security Studies, Cato Institute.

December 8, 2016

Convincing China to Coerce North Korea

Convincing China to Coerce North Korea

Featuring Doug Bandow, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; Bonnie Glaser, Senior Adviser for Asia and Director, China Power Project, Center for Strategic and International Studies; Scott A. Snyder, Senior Fellow for Korea Studies and Director of the Program on U.S.-Korea, Policy, Council on Foreign Relations; moderated by Christopher A. Preble, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy, Cato Institute.

November 16, 2016

Fall Fables & Fallacies: The Truth about U.S. Foreign Policy

Fall Fables & Fallacies: The Truth about U.S. Foreign Policy

Featuring A. Trevor Thrall, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; Benjamin H. Friedman, Research Fellow in Defense and Homeland Security Studies, Cato Institute; Christopher A. Preble, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Peter Russo, Director of Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.

October 3, 2016

Refugees, Immigrants, and National Security

Refugees, Immigrants, and National Security

Featuring Charles Stimson, Manager, National Security Law Program and Senior Legal Fellow, Davis Institute for National Security and Foreign Policy, Heritage Foundation; Shibley Telhami, Anwar Sadat Professor, University of Maryland; Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution; and Alex Nowrasteh, Immigration Policy Analyst, Cato Institute; moderated by A. Trevor Thrall, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.

August 23, 2016

American Umpire

American Umpire

Featuring Elizabeth Cobbs, Producer and Writer, American Umpire; with comments by Derek Chollet, Counselor and Senior Advisor, Security and Defense Policy, German Marshall Fund; Heather Hurlburt, Director of New Models of Policy Change, New America; and Thomas Wright, Fellow and Director of the Project on International Order and Strategy, Brookings Institution; moderated by Christopher Preble, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

June 15, 2016

The Case for Restraint in U.S. Foreign Policy

Featuring David Edelstein, Associate Professor, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service and Department of Government, Georgetown University; Eugene Gholz, Associate Professor of Public Affairs, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin; Brendan Green, Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Cincinnati; Alexander Downes, Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, George Washington University; Eugene Gholz, Associate Professor of Public Affairs, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin; Benjamin Friedman, Research Fellow, Cato Institute; Edward Rhodes, Professor, School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs, George Mason University; William Ruger, Vice President of Research and Policy, Charles Koch Institute; Trevor Thrall, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; Emma Ashford, Research Fellow, Cato Institute; Christopher Preble, Vice President, Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute; John Mueller, Senior Research Scientist, Mershon Center for International Security Studies, Ohio State University, and Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; Barry Posen, Ford International Professor of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Director, MIT Security Studies Program.

April 20, 2016

Mission Failure: America and the World in the Post–Cold War Era

Mission Failure: America and the World in the Post–Cold War Era

Featuring the author Michael Mandelbaum, Christian A. Herter Professor of American Foreign Policy, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University; with comments by Keir Lieber, Associate Professor, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University; and Brad Stapleton, Visiting Research Fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by John Mueller, Senior Research Scientist, Mershon Center for International Security Studies, Ohio State University, and Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.

April 13, 2016

America’s War for the Greater Middle East: A Military History

America’s War for the Greater Middle East: A Military History

Featuring the author Andrew Bacevich, Professor Emeritus of History and International Relations, Boston University; with comments by Doug Bandow, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by Christopher Preble, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

April 4, 2016

Chasing Ghosts: The Policing of Terrorism

Chasing Ghosts: The Policing of Terrorism

Featuring the authors John Mueller, Senior Research Scientist, Mershon Center for International Security Studies, Ohio State University, and Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; and Mark G. Stewart, Professor of Civil Engineering, Director, Centre for Infrastructure Performance and Reliability, University of Newcastle in Australia; with comments by Rosa Brooks, Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center; moderated by Christopher Preble, Vice President, Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

March 29, 2016

Japan’s Security Evolution

Japan’s Security Evolution

Featuring Jennifer Lind, Associate Professor of Government, Dartmouth College; with comments by Amy Searight, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for South and Southeast Asia within the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs; and Emma Chanlett-Avery, Specialist in Asian Affairs, Congressional Research Service; moderated by Christopher A. Preble, Vice President, Defense and Foreign Policy, Cato Institute.