Wednesday Seminars, Fall 2004

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September 15 Carl Conetta, Co-Director of the Project on Defense Alternatives at the Commonwealth Institute. Topic: "Is There a "New Warfare"? America's Post-9/11 Wars and the Meanings of Military Transformation"
September 22 Alan Epstein, Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics, MIT. Topic: "The Role of Size and Range in the Future of Aerospace Power Projection"
September 29 Philip Khoury, Dean, School of Humanities and Social Science
& Professor of History, MIT. Topic: "How to Understand Syrian Politics: One Historian's View"
October 6 Daniel Byman, Professor, Security Studies Program, Georgetown University. Topic: "The Changing Nature of State Sponsorship of Terrorism"
October 13 COL Russ Howard, USA, Head of the Department of Social Sciences & Director of the Combating Terrorism Center, United States Military Academy at West Point. Topic: "The China Threat?"
October 20 Omer Bartov, Professor of European History, Brown University. Topic: "Nazi State Terror and Contemporary Global Terrorism"
October 27 Charles Patterson, Foreign Service Officer (Retired). Topic: "Preparing for Post-Saddam Iraq - Plans and Actions"
November 3 Arthur Baggeroer, Professor, Department of Ocean Engineering, MIT. Topic: "Advances in Antisubmarine Warfare"
November 10 Pierre Chao, Senior Fellow and Director Defense-Industrial Initiatives, Center for Strategic and International Studies. Topic: "Structure, Dynamics and Health of the Defense Industry" cancelled
November 17 Efraim Inbar, Director & Professor, Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, Bar-Ilan University . Topic: "The Reaction in the Middle East to the US Presidential Election"
December 1 SSP Faculty. Topic: "Update on the War on Terrorism"

 

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