Wednesday Seminars, Spring 2004

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February 4 Shai Feldman, Director, The Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies, Tel Aviv University. Topic: "Israel's New National Policy Debate"
February 11 Colonel Michael Bogdanos, USMCR.Topic: “The Looting of Iraqi Cultural Treasures”
February 18 Adam Berinsky, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, MIT. Topic: “American Public Opinion and World War II”
February 25 Joel Sokolsky, Dean of Arts and Professor, Department of Political Science, Royal Military College of Canada. Topic: “Realism Canadian Style: The Chretien Legacy in National Security Policy and the Lessons for Canada-US Relations”
March 3 Robert Ross, Professor, Department of Political Science, Boston College; Research Associate, John King Fairbank Center for East Asian Research, Harvard University. Topic: “The Rise of China and the New Balance of Power in East Asia”
March 10 Mark Sheetz, Research Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University. Topic: “Is America Vital to European Peace?”
March 30 Harvey Rishikof, Visiting Professor of Law, National War College; Professor of Law, Rodger Williams University. "Transformation of the Modern Liberal State: War, Politics and Rights"
April 7 CDR Van Gurley, USN, Military Fellow, MIT Security Studies Program. Topic: "Submarine Operations and AntiSubmarine Warfare: A View from Both Sides of the Periscope"
April 28 Vice Admiral Thad Allen, Chief of Staff, USCG. Topic: "The Coast Guard and US Security"
May 4 Tom Reed, Former Secretary of the Air Force. Topic: "At the Abyss"
May 19 Col. Mike Williams, USMC Ret; Col. Brooks Brewington, USMC; Lt Col Mary Whisenhunt, USAF. Topic: "Phase IV and the MIT Connection"

 

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