DEFINING AMERICAN INTERESTS IN ASIA.
5/14, 9:00-10:00am , Washington, DC. Sponsor: CSIS. Speakers: Sen. John McCain, R-Z; and John Hamre, president and CEO of CSIS.
SHADOW NATO SUMMIT III: COMMITMENTS, CAPABILITIES AND CONNECTIVITY: IMPLEMENTING NATO'S NEW STRATEGIC CONCEPT.
5/14-15, 9:00am-3:00pm, lunch, Washington, DC. Sponsors: British
American Security Information Council (BASIC), Bulletin of the Atomic
Scientists, NATO Watch, Strategy International and the George Washington
University Elliott School of International Affairs. Speakers: Dr.
Douglas Shaw, Associate Dean, The Elliott School of International
Affairs; Mr. Paul Ingram, Executive Director, BASIC; Dr. Kennette
Benedict, Executive Director, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Dr. Ian
Davis, Director, NATO Watch; Amb. James Dobbins, former U.S. envoy to
Afghanistan; Ms. Rangina Hamidi, human rights activist and president of
Kandahar Treasure, the first women-run business in Kandahar; Ms. Candace
Rondeaux, Senior Analyst - Afghanistan, International Crisis Group; Ms.
Ann Jones, writer (Kabul in Winter 2006 and War Is Not Over When It’s
Over, 2010); Lt.-Gen. Charles Bouchard (ret.)*, former Commander of the
NATO military operation ‘Unified Protector’ in Libya; Amb. Nancy E.
Soderberg, President, Connect U.S. Fund; former Senior Deputy National,
Security Adviser and Ambassador to the U.N. during the Balkans and
Rwandan genocides; Ms. Phyllis Bennis, Director, New Internationalism
Project at the Institute for Policy Studies; Mr. Tom Malinowski,
Washington Director, Human Rights Watch; Mr. Philip Worré, Executive
Director, ISIS Europe; Dr. Jean-Loup Samaan, NATO Defense College; Mr.
Geneve Mantri, Director, Terrorism and Counterterrorism, Amnesty
International USA; Mr. Sean Lawson, Assistant Professor, Communication,
University of Utah; Ms. Julianne Smith, Principal Director (Europe and
NATO), Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Policy), and Special
Assistant to the Secretary for the NATO Summit; Mr. John Feffer,
co-director of Foreign Policy In Focus at the Institute for Policy
Studies; Dr. Marios Efthymiopoulos, President, Strategy International;
Ms. Anita Friedt, Director, Office of Policy and Regional Affairs, U.S.
State Department; Mr. Walter Slocombe, former U.S. Undersecretary of
Defense for Policy; Amb. Steven Pifer, Director of Arms Control
Initiative, Brookings Institution; Mr. Paul Ingram, Executive Director,
BASIC; Mr. Harry Heintzelman, IV, Deputy Director, Bureau of Arms
Control, Verification and Compliance, State Dept; Amb. Francois
Rivasseau, member of UN Secretary-General’s disarmament advisory board;
Mr. Ted Seay, arms control, disarmament, and non-proliferation
specialist; former arms control adviser to U.S. Ambassador to NATO; Mr.
Daryl Kimball, Executive Director, Arms Control Association; Amb. Kurt
Volker, Managing Director and Senior Fellow of the Center for
Transatlantic Relations (SAIS); Dr. Celeste Wallander, Deputy Assistant
Secretary of Defense for Russia/Ukraine/Eurasia, Office of the Under
Secretary of Defense (Policy); Dr. Hall Gardner, Professor and Chair,
Department of International and Comparative Politics, The American
University of Paris; Mr. Sarwar A. Kashmeri, Senior Fellow,
International Security Program, Atlantic Council; Ms. Antonella
Cerasino, Head of NATO Countries, Public Diplomacy Division; Mr. Steven
Croley, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Counsel to the
President in the Office of White House Counsel; Mr. David Shaman, former
World Bank Official; Dr. Ian Davis, Director, NATO Watch.
AFTER PUTIN 4.0 INAUGURATION: AN AGENDA FOR U.S.-RUSSIAN RELATIONS - FOREIGN POLICY, DEMOCRACY, AND THE RULE OF LAW. 5/14,
Noon-1:30pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Heritage. Speakers: Karen Kawisha,
professor of political science at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio; Nadia Diuk,
vice president of programs, Europe & Eurasia, Africa, Latin America &
the Caribbean, National Endowment for Democracy; and Konstantine von Eggert,
commentator and host of Kommersant FM Radio.
WOMEN OF WASHINGTON. 5/14, 1:30-3:30pm, Washington, DC.
Sponsor: The Atlantic. Speakers : Caryl Stern, president and CEO of the
U.S. Fund for UNICEF (United Nations Children's Fund); Linda Douglass, The Atlantic. Location:
NEW NUCLEAR LICENSING: THE WAY FORWARD. 5/14, 3:00pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: U.S. Nuclear
Infrastructure Council. Speakers: Nuclear Regulatory Commission Director of New
Reactor Licensing David Matthews; Leslie Kass, vice president of regulatory
affairs at Westinghouse Electric Company; Margaret Harding, president of
4-Factor Consulting LLC; and Tom Retson, COO at Blue Castle Holdings.
APEC 2012 IN VLADIVOSTOK
5/14, 2:00-3:30pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: CSIS Simon Chair in
Political Economy and the CSIS Russia and Eurasia Program. Speakers:
Ambassador Gennady Ovechko, Senior Official of Russia for APEC; Matthew
P. Goodman, William E. Simon Chair for Political Economy, CSIS, Former
White House Coordinator for APEC. Moderator: Dr. Andrew C. Kuchins,
Director and Senior Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Program, CSIS.
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