Wednesday Seminars, Fall 2003

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September 17 Steven Simon, Senior Analyst, Rand. Topic: "Update on the War on Terror"
September 24 Robert Rotberg, Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard;
Director of the Program on Intrastate Conflict and Conflict Resolution in the Belfer Center, Harvard. Topic: "When States Fail: Causes and Consequences"
October 1 Mike Doran, Assistant Professor, Department of Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University; Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations. Topic: "The Conspiracy between the United States and the Shi'ites to Control the Persian Gulf and Destroy Islam"
October 8 Barry Posen, Ford International Professor of Political Science, MIT. Topic: "European Union Security and Defense Policy"
October 15 Laura Holgate, Vice President for Russia/New Independent States Programs Nuclear Threat Initiative. Topic: "Securing Nuclear Materials in Russia and Beyond"
October 22 Jennifer Leaning, Professor of International Health, Department of Population and International Health, Harvard University. Topic: "The Role of the Military in Post-Conflict Reconstruction: Current Issues and Challenges in Afghanistan and Iraq"
October 29, Vice Admiral Dennis McGinn, Vice President, Strategic Planning and Business Development, Battelle; Vice Admiral (Retired), U.S. Navy. Topic: "Critical Challenges for the United States: The Fast War and Slow Peace"
November 5 Paul Bracken, Professor of Management and Political Science, Yale University. Topic: "The Structure of the Second Nuclear Age"
November 12 Jennifer Lind, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Political Science, MIT; Visiting Fellow, Dickey Center for International Understanding, Dartmouth College. Topic: "Continuity and Change in Japanese Security Policy: Testing Theories of International Relations"
December 3 Martha Crenshaw, Colin and Nancy Campbell Professor of Global Issues & Democratic Thought, Department of Government, Wesleyan University. Topic: "Why the United States is a Target for Terrorism"

 

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