Sunday, March 13, 2016

Monday in Washington, March 14, 2016

DEFENSE REFORM IN THE 21ST CENTURY. 3/14, 8:30-11:30am. Sponsor: CSIS. Speakers: John Hamre, CSIS President and CEO; Rudy deLeon, Former Deputy Secretary of Defense; Michael Donley, Former Secretary of the Air Force; Sean O'Keefe, Former Secretary of the Navy; Jamie Gorelick, Former General Counsel of the Department of Defense; Adm. William Fallon (Ret.), Former Commander, U.S. Central Command; Gen. Norton Schwartz (Ret.), Former Chief of Staff of the Air Force; Andrew Hunter, Director, Defense-Industrial Initiatives Group, CSIS; Mark Cancian, Senior Advisor, International Security Program, CSIS; Todd Harrison, Director, Defense Budget Analysis and Senior Fellow, International Security Program, CSIS.

DIRECTOR'S FORUM: A CONVERSATION WITH H.E. MOSHE YA'ALON, MINISTER OF DEFENSE OF THE STATE OF ISRAEL. 3/14, 9:00-1:00am. Sponsor: Wilson Center. Speakers: The Hon. Joseph Gildenhorn, Wilson Center; His Excellency Moshe Ya'alon, Minister of Defense of Israel; Aaron David Miller, Vice President for New Initiatives and Distinguished Fellow.

JAPAN AS A “PEACE ENABLER”: VIEWS FROM THE NEXT GENERATION. 3/14, 10:00am-Noon. Sponsor: Stimson Center. Speaker: Col. Michio Suda, Japan Ground Self-Defense Force; Kazuo Tase, Deloitte Tohmatsu Consulting; Kazuto Tsuruga, Osaka University; Yuji Uesugi, Waseda University.

UNITING OR DIVIDING? MEDIA AND POLITICS IN THE ARAB WORLD. 3/14, 11:00am-1:00pm. Sponsors: Peacetech Lab; BBC Media Action. Speakers: Alexandra Buccianti, Project Manager, BBC Media Action; Marc Lynch, Professor of Political Science and International Relations, George Washington University; Sarhang Hamasaeed, Senior Program Manager; Middle East and North Africa Programs, USIP; Joyce Karam, Washington Bureau Chief, Al-Hayat Columnist.

INDIA-PAKISTAN CRISES AND THE AMERICAN ROLE. 3/14, 1:30-3:00pm. Sponsor: United States Institute of Peace (USIP). Speakers: Daniel Markey, Director of Global Policy Program, SAIS; Polly Nayak, Independent Consultant; Edward Wittenstein, Executive Director, Yale University Johnson Center for the Study of American Diplomacy.

LAWFARE: LAW AS A WEAPON OF WAR. 3/14, 4:30pm. Sponsor: Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD). Speakers: Author Orde F. Kittrie, Senior Fellow, FDD; Alyza D. Lewin, Lewin & Lewin LLP; Nathan Lewin, Former Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice; Steve Perles, Senior Attorney and Founder, Perles Law Firm; Juan C. Zarate, Chairman and Senior Counselor, FDD's Center on Sanctions and Illicit Finance.

LGBT DIPLOMACY: SECURING A MORE INCLUSIVE FUTURE. 3/14, 5:30pm. Sponsor: Atlantic Council. Speakers: Damon Wilson, Executive Vice President, Programs and Strategy, Atlantic Council; Regina Jun, President, GLIFAA; The Hon. Randy Berry, Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTI Persons, U.S. Department of State; Kerri Hannan, Incoming U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission to Luxembourg, U.S. Department of State; Mira Patel, Senior Advisor, Global Development Lab. USAID; Mario Škunca, Deputy Chief of Mission of Croatia, Republic of Croatia Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs.

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