Wednesday Seminars, Spring 2008

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Date Speaker Topic
February 6 ADMIRAL THAD ALLEN
Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard
U.S. Coast Guard and the New Security Environment
February 13 SHAI FELDMAN
Professor of Politics, Brandeis University
Lessons from the Summer 2006 Israel-Hezbollah War
February 20 LOUISE RICHARDSON
Executive Dean, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
What Terrorists Want: Understanding the Enemy, Containing the Threat
February 27 CHRIS PREBLE
Director of Foreign Policy Studies, The Cato Institute
The Power Problem: Why Having More Than We Need Makes Us Less Safe
March 5 COLIN KAHL
Assistant Professor, Security Studies Program, Georgetown University
The Law of War and the Evolution of Counterinsurgency in Iraq
March 12

PHIL GORDON
Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy, Brookings Institution

Can the "War on Terror" be Won?

March 19 CINDY WILLIAMS
Principal Research Scientist, MIT Security Studies Program
Planning and Resource Allocation for Homeland Security
April 2 PETER CLEMENT
Directorate of Intelligence, CIA
Analysis at CIA: What's New and What Isn't
April 9 Strategic Vision Workshop (Event not open to the public: BY INVITATION ONLY)  
April 16 KRISTIN LORD
George Washington University
Public Diplomacy and U.S. National Security
April 23 ERWAN LAGADEC
Visiting Fellow, MIT Security Studies Program
Reflections on the French EU presidency, ESDP and NATO
April 30 EDWARD FLYNN
Chief of Police, Milwaukee, Wisconsin (former Chief Advisor to Mass. Governor on Homeland Security and Secretary of Public Safety in Massachusetts)
Homeland Security
May 7 CHUCK FREILICH
Senior Fellow, John F. Kennedy School of Government
A Middle East Strategic Overview: An Israeli Perspective

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