Tuesday, December 21, 2010

The week before Christmas

Congress still in town...

The Defense Budget and American Power. 12/22, 10:00-11:30, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Brookings Institution. Speakers: Martin Indyk, vice president and director of foreign policy at Brookings; Robert Kagan, senior fellow in foreign policy at the Center on the United States and Europe; Michael O'Hanlon, director of research and senior fellow in foreign policy at the 21st Century Defense Initiative; and Alive Rivlin, senior fellow in economic studies at Brookings.

South Asia 2010: A Year in Review. 12/22, 10:00-11:30, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Atlantic Council. Speakers: Gilles Dorronsoro, visiting scholar at Carnegie Endowment; C. Christine Fair, assistant professor at the Center for Peace and Security Studies at Georgetown University's Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service; and Ikram Sehgal, defense and strategic analyst in Pakistan.

12/24 - The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) opens its Track Santa Operation Center to monitor the progress of Santa Claus on Christmas Eve. The website will "stream videos, captured by NORAD 'Santa Cams' from numerous cities along Santa's journey."

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