Wednesday Seminars, Spring 1998

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February 9, 1pm Gerald Steinberg, Director, Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Project, BEST center for Strategic Studies, and Political Studies, Bar Ilan University
The Chemical Weapons Convention in the Middle East: Israeli Ratification Dilemmas and Options
February 11 Paul Nagy, DFI International
One Insider’s Look at the Quadrennial Defense Review
February 18 Mackukbin Owens, Professor of Strategy and Force Planning, Naval War College
The Use and Abuse of Jointness
February 25 Richard Lanza, Senior Scientist, Nuclear Engineering, MIT
Commercial Aircraft Security: Where is the Technology Today?"
March 4 John Clearwater, Author of Canadian Nuclear Weapons
Consultation and Authorization for the Use of Nuclear Weapons by Canada
March 11 Charles A. "Bert" Fowler, C.A. Fowler Associates
The Standoff Observation of Enemy Forces: From Project Peek to JointSTARS
March 18 Sanford Weiner, Research Associate, MIT Center for International Studies
The Environment as a Security Issue: The Case of Global Warming
Tuesday, March 31
Lt. General Van Riper, U.S. Marine Corps (Ret.)
The Emerging National Security Environment
April 1 Eric Sundberg, Special Assistant for Technology to the Director of the Advanced Systems & Technology Directorate, National Reconnaissance Office
The NRO - Preparing for the 21st Century
April 8 General Patrick Hughes, Director, Defense Intelligence Agency
Future Threats and Challenges: 1998 to 2018
Thursday, April 9, 1pm
Michael Nacht, University of Maryland
Does Arms Control Have a Future?
Friday April 17, 1pm Chong-Ae Yu, Consultant to the International Security Program of the Rockefeller Foundation and the Conflict Resolution Program of the Carter Center
Geopolitics of North Korea’s Food Crisis
April 22 Howard Margolis, University of Chicago
Expert vs. Lay Conflicts of Risk Intuition
April 29 Captain Vic Guillory, U.S. Navy, Chief, Current Assessments Branch, J-3 Readiness Division, Joint Staff
Readiness of the Force
May 6 Leon Sigal, Social Science Research Council and Columbia University
Disarming Strangers: Nuclear Diplomacy with North Korea
May 13 Alastair Iain Johnston, Harvard University
But Is It Socialization? International Institutional Effects on Chinese Arms Control Policy

 

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