Sunday, April 13, 2014

Monday in Washington April 14, 2014

IDENTIFYING CHALLENGES TO DELIVERING CBRNe CAPABILITIES IN THE ASIA-PACIFIC. 4/14, 8:30am-4:30pm. Sponsor: Banyan Analytics. Speakers: Charles Casto, Former Regional Administrator, Nuclear Regulatory Commission; N. Vinod Chandra Menon, Former Member, National Disaster Management Authority, Government of India; Carol Chan, Deputy Director, USAID, Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance; Dr. Elin Gursky, Former Senior Advisor, Department of Health and Human Services; Dr. James Schear, Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Partnership Strategy and Stability Operations; Lieutenant General Wallace “ Chip” Gregson (U. S. Marine Corps, retired), Former Assistant Secretary of Defense. 

TOWARDS A BALANCED COMBAT AIR FORCE. 4/14, 9:30-10:30am. Sponsor: Center for Strategic Budgetary Assessments (CSBA). Speakers: David Deptula, Dean, Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies; Mark Gunzinger, Senior Fellow, CSBA.

WORKING WITH RUSSIA: LESSONS AND BEST PRACTICES FOR TIMES OF CONFLICT.4/14, 12:30-1:30pm. Sponsor: Center on Global Interests. Speaker: Suzanne Massie, Advisor on Russia to President Ronald Reagan. 

TERRORISM, PARTY POLITICS, AND THE US: EXPECTATIONS OF THE UPCOMING IRAQI ELECTIONS. 4/14, 12:30-2:00pm. Sponsor: Middle East and North Africa Club, SAIS, Johns Hopkins University. Speakers: Ahmed Ali, Iraq Research Analyst, Institute for Study of War; Judith Yaphe, Professor of International Affairs, George Washington University.

CHALLENGES TO FURTHER NUCLEAR ARMS REDUCTIONS. 4/14, 2:00-3:30pm. Sponsor: Brookings Institution. Speakers: Dennis Gormley, University of Pittsburgh; Gotz Neuneck, Deputy Director, Institute for Peace Research and Security policy, University of Hamburg; Nikolai Sokov, Senior Fellow, Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation; Steven Pifer, Senior Fellow and Director, Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Initiative, Brookings.

HUMAN RIGHTS IN NORTH KOREA. 4/14, 3:00-4:30pm. Sponsor: Brookings. Speakers: Ted Piccone, Acting Vice President and Director, Foreign Policy, Brookings; Michael Kirby, Chair, UN Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in North Korea; Marcus Noland, Executive Vice President and Director of Research, Peterson Institute for International Economics; Richard Bush, Senior Fellow, Chair in Taiwan Studies, Director, Center for East Asia Policy Studies, Brookings; Roberta Cohen, Co-Chair, Committee for Human Rights in North Korea, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Brookings-LSE Project on Internal Displacement, Brookings.

A COMPLICATED ARRANGEMENT: INDIA AND THE US SINCE 1947. 4/14, 4:00-5:00pm. Sponsor: Carnegie. Speakers: Author Rudra Chaudhuri, Forged in Crisis: India and the US Since 1947, Lecturer, India Institute of King‘s College London; Author George Perkovich, India’s Nuclear Bomb: the Impact on Global Proliferation, Director and Vice President, Nuclear policy Program, Carnegie.

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