Wednesday Seminars, Spring 2007

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Date Speaker Topic
February 14 EFRAIM INBAR
Director, Begin-Sadat (BESA) Center for Strategic Studies
Misconceptions in Israel 's Strategic Thinking: The Conduct of the 2006 Lebanese War
February 21 MGen HEJLIK
Commanding General, USMC Special Operations
U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Special Operations Command Brief
February 28 CAROL SAIVETZ
Visiting Scholar, Center for International Studies, MIT
Russian Energy Policies
March 7 MARC LYNCH
Associate Professor of Political Science, Williams College
Islamist Wars of Ideas
March 14 ROBERT TOMES
Chief of Analysis and Production Directorate Initiatives, National Geospatial- Intelligence Agency

Managing Complexity in Defense Acquistion: Rethinking GEOINT, Precision Strike, and the New American Way of War

March 21 MIA BLOOM
Assistant Professor, University of Georgia, Athens
The Radicalization of Muslims in Europe
April 4 DWIGHT WILLIAMS
Chief Engineer and Principal Nuclear Physicist, U.S. Department of Defense
Detecting Nuclear and Radiological Weapons
April 11 TIMOTHY CRAWFORD
Assistant Professor, Political Science Dept., Boston College
Wedge Strategies in Balance of Power Politics
April 18 PETER LIBERMAN
Associate Professor, Political Science Dept., Queens College, CUNY
Why the Empire Struck Back: Just Deserts and the Iraq War
April 25 ERIC LABS
Analyst, Congressional Budget Office
Options for the Navy's Future Fleet
May 2 WILLIAM M. ARKIN
Washington Post
Understanding the Israel-Hizballah War of 2006 and the Future "War Against Terrorism"
May 9 JOHN PRADOS
National Security Archives
Covert Operations and United States Foreign Policy
May 16 WILL MCCANTS
Combating Terrorism Center, West Point
“For the Word of God to Be Supreme”: Al-Qa`ida Strategic Thinking and Its Implications for U.S. Policy

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