Sunday, April 3, 2016

Monday in Washington, April 4, 2016

AUSTRALIA-JAPAN-U.S. MARITIME COOPERATION: FEDERATED CAPABILITIES FOR THE ASIA PACIFIC. 4/4,10:00-11:30am. Sponsor: CSIS. Speakers: Andrew Shearer, Former National Security Advisor to the Australian Government; Robert Schear, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy, Plans and Capabilities, U.S. Department of Defense.

THE WEEK TO REMEMBER OUR HUMANITY: GENOCIDE REMEMBRANCE AND POST-CONFLICT TRAUMA HEALING. 4/4, 11:30am-1:00pm. Sponsor: George Mason University School for Conflict Analysis & Resolution (S-CAR). Speakers: Leslie Dwyer, Associate Professor and Director, Center for the Study of Gender and Conflict, S-CAR; Douglas Irvin-Erickson, Fellow of Peacemaking Practice and Director of the Genocide Prevention Program; Claudine Kuradusenge, PhD Student, S-CAR.

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CHASING GHOSTS: THE POLICING OF TERRORISM. 4/4, Noon-1:30pm. Sponsor: Cato Institute. Speakers: Author of Overblown: How Politicians and the Terrorism Industry Inflate National Security Threats, and Why We Believe Them; Author of Chasing Ghosts: The Policing of Terrorism John Mueller, Senior Research Scientist, Mershon Center for International Studies, Ohio State University; Author  of Terror, Security, and Money: Balancing the Risks, Benefits, and Costs of Homeland Security Mark G. Stewart, Professor of Civil Engineering, University of Newcastle, Australia; Rosa Brooks, Professor of Law, Georgetown University.
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AJAY MARKANDY, DIRECTOR OF THE FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION. 4/4, Noon-2:00pm. Sponsor: Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU). Speaker: Ajay Markandy, Director of the Food and Agriculture Organization, fee.

THE KOREAN PENINSULA ISSUES. 4/4, 1:00-3:00pm. Sponsor: Institute for Korean-American Studies (ICAS). Speakers: Synja P. Kim, ICAS President and Chairman; Daniel Russel, Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, U.S. Department of State; Joseph Bosco, Senior Associate, CSIS; Peter Huessy, President, GeoStrategic Analysis; Tong Kim, Washington Correspondent, The Korean Times; David Maxwell, Associate Director, Security Studies Program, Georgetown University; Larry Niksch, Senior Associate, CSIS.

BREAKING NEW GROUND: PREPARING DOD FOR THE FUTURE. 4/4, DATE CHANGE NOW TUESDAY APRIL 5. 1:00-2:00pm. Sponsor: CSIS. Speaker: Ash Carter, Secretary of Defense.

THE ROOTS OF THE SRI LANKAN WAR. 4/4, 3:30-4:45pm. Sponsor: Carnegie Endowment. Speaker: Samanth Subramanian, India Correspondent, The National.

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COUNTERING VIOLENT EXTREMISM: HOW TO CONFRONT A GLOBAL MENACE. 4/4, 4:00-6:00pm. Sponsor: SAIS, Johns Hopkins University. Speakers: Dr. Daniel Serwer, Conflict Management; Dr. Sinisa Vukovic, Conflict Management; Dr. Eliot Cohen, Strategic Studies; Katherine Zimmerman, Special Guest Scholar, American Enterprise Institute.

MISSION FAILURE: AMERICA AND THE WORLD IN THE POST-COLD WAR ERA BY MICHAEL MANDELBAUM. 4/4, 5:30-7:00pm. Sponsor: SAIS, Johns Hopkins. Speaker: Author Michael Mandelbaum, Professor and Director, American Foreign Policy, SAIS.

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