May 9, 2019

Cyber Warfare, Coercion, and Restraint

Cyber Warfare, Coercion, and Restraint

Featuring Brandon Valeriano, Donald Bren Chair of Armed Politics, Marine Corps University; Benjamin Jensen, Associate professor, Marine Corps University; Scholar in Residence, American University School of International Service; Jacquelyn Schneider, Assistant professor in the Strategic and Operational Research Department, U.S. Naval War College; and Richard Harknett, Professor and head of the Department of Political Science, University of Cincinnati; moderated by John Glaser, Director of Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

September 4, 2018

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

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.

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.

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.

May 18, 2016

Is ISIS Economically and Socially Sustainable?

Is ISIS Economically and Socially Sustainable?

Featuring Howard J. Shatz, Senior Economist, RAND Corporation; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School; Director, RAND-Initiated Research; and Jacob Shapiro, Associate Professor, Politics and International Affairs, and Co-Director, Empirical Studies of Conflict Project, Princeton University; and author of The Terrorist’s Dilemma: Managing Violent Covert Organizations; moderated by John Mueller, Senior Research Scientist, Mershon Center for International Security Studies, Ohio State University, and Senior Fellow, 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 21, 2016

America’s Invisible Wars

America's Invisible Wars

Featuring Emma Ashford, Visiting Research Fellow, Cato Institute; Bronwyn Bruton, Deputy Director, Africa Center, Atlantic Council; Charles Schmitz, Professor, Towson University, and Vice President, the American Institute for Yemeni Studies; and Moeed Yusuf, Director, South Asia Programs, United States Institute of Peace; moderated by Mark Mazzetti, Correspondent, New York Times.

January 5, 2016

Power Wars: Inside Obama’s Post-9/11 Presidency

Power Wars: Inside Obama’s Post-9/11 Presidency

Featuring the author Charlie Savage, Washington Correspondent, New York Times; with comments by Michael Glennon, Professor of International Law, Fletcher School, Tufts University; Author, National Security and Double Government; moderated by Gene Healy, Vice President, Cato Institute.