Sunday, March 23, 2014

Monday in Washington, March 24, 2014

EASING THE BURDEN - REDUCING THE COST OF NATIONAL SECURITY SPACE CAPABILITIES: NEW REPORT BRIEFING. 3/24, 9:00am. Sponsor: Aerospace Industries Association (AIA). Speakers: Keith Robertson, National Reconnaissance Office; Jeff Trauberman, Vice President, Space, Intelligence and Missile Defense, Boeing; David Barnhart, Phoenix Program Manager, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency; Frank Slazer, Vice President of Space Systems, AIA.

IRAN THROUGH A EUROPEAN LENS. 3/24, 10:00-1:00am. Sponsor: Atlantic Council. Speaker: Amrietje Schaake, Member, Dutch Democratic Party. Location: Atlantic Council, 1030 15th Street, 12th Floor. Contact:

OBAMA'S TRIP TO REASSURE RIYADH: MISSION IMPOSSIBLE? 3/24, Noon-1:00pm. Sponsor: Middle East Program, Wilson Center: Speaker: David Ottaway, Senior Scholar, Middle East Specialist and Former Washington Post Correspondent.

CHINA'S FOREIGN AID AND THE INTERNATIONAL AID REGIME. 3/24, Noon-1:30PM. Sponsor: Sigur Center, George Washington University. Speaker: Shino Watanabe, Associate Professor, Saitama University, Japan.

A NEW ERA OF FINANCIAL WARFARE: THE EVOLVING ROLE OF ECONOMIC POWER IN NATIONAL SECURITY. 3/24, 12:30-2:00pm. Sponsor: SAIS, Johns Hopkins University. Speakers: Juan Zarate, Senior Advisor, CSIS; John McLaughlin, Professor, SAIS.

A NEW PAGE? THE US AND AFGHANISTAN AFTER KARZAI. 3/24, 2:30-4:00pm. Sponsor: American Enterprise Institute. Speakers: Seth Jones, RAND Corporation; Adam Kinzinger, R-IL; David Sedney, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Affairs.

NORTH KOREA'S HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS - WHAT NEXT AFTER THE UN COMMISSION OF INQUIRY REPORT? 3/24, 3:00-4:45pm. Sponsor: Foreign Policy Initiative and Committee for Human Rights in North Korea. Speakers: Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT); Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ); Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA); Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ); Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY); Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL); Hyeonsoo Lee, North Korean Defector; Melanie Kirkpatrick, Hudson Institute; Roberta Cohen, Brookings Institution; Greg Scarlatoiu, Committee for Human Rights in North Korea; Christopher J. Griffin, Foreign Policy Initiative. 

THE TTIP PERSPECTIVES FROM THE USTR AND THE DELEGATION OF THE EU TO THE UNITED STATES. 3/24, 3:30-6:00pm. Sponsors: American Society of International Law; George Washington University Law School. Speakers: David Weiner, Deputy Assistant US Trade Representative for Europe; Adeline Hinderer Sayers, Counselor for Trade, Delegation of the EU to the US; Steve Charnovitz, Associate Professor, GWU Law School; Vanessa Sciarra, Partner, Holland & Knight.

FINANCIAL INNOVATIONS ROUNDTABLE. 3/24, 4:00-7:00pm, 3/25, 8:30am-3:15pm. Sponsor: Federal Reserve Board of Governors. Speakers: Joseph Firschein, Assistant Director, Federal Reserve Board of Governors; Kevin Barnett, Senior Investigator, Public Health Initiative.

CHALLENGES FACING THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY: STOCKPILE STEWARDSHIP AND NUCLEAR MODERNIZATION. 3/24, 4:00-6:00pm. Sponsor: Elliott School, George Washington University. Speaker: Parney Albright, Former Director, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

WHY WE FIGHT: THE POLITICS OF WORLD WAR II. 3/24, 4:00-5:30pm. Sponsor: Wilson Center. Speaker: Professor Nancy Beck Young, University Of Houston. 

MASTERING THE ENDGAME OF WAR. 3/24, 4:30-6:30pm. Sponsor: Foreign Policy Institute, SAIS, Johns Hopkins University. Speaker: Dominic Tierney, Fellow, Foreign Policy Institute, SAIS.

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