Wednesday Seminars, Spring 1999

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February 3 Dr. Efraim Inbar, Bar-Ilan University, Israel.
"The Israeli-Turkish Connection"
February 10 Dr. Gideon Akavia, Center for Military Analyses, Israel.
"The Offense-Defense Balance: Why the Better Theory Leads to Worse History"
February 17 Charles Crawford, Former UK Ambassador to Bosnia, current Visiting Fellow, Olin Institute, Harvard.
"Bosnia Forever?"
February 24 Professor Thomas Doherty, Film Studies, Brandeis University.
"Taps at the Millenium: ‘Saving Private Ryan’ and the ‘Thin Red Line’"
March 3 Professor Sheila Widnall, MIT and former Secretary of the Air Force.
"The Role of the Secretary in Military Justice"
March 10 Col. Micheal Thumm, USMC Fellow MIT/SSP.
"The State of Mines: US Policy on Land Mines"
March 17 Dr. Taylor Seybolt, Belfer Center, Harvard.
"Could Genocide Have Been Stopped in Rwanda?"
March 31 Dr. Cindy Williams, Visiting Fellow, MIT Security Studies Program
"Can We Afford a Revolution?"
April 7 Dr. Natalie Crawford, Director Project RAND.
"The New Air Force"
April 14 Dr. Carl Conetta, Project on Defense Alternatives.
"Capabilities-Based Planning and the Role of ‘Uncertainty’ in Current Defense Policy"
April 28 Professor Jack Levy, Dept. of Political Science, Rutgers University.
"Trading with the Enemy During Wartime"
May 5 Dr. Dan Lindley, MIT Security Studies Program.
"Do Buffer Zones Work?"
May 12 Dr. David Chu, Vice President, RAND Army Research Division and Director, The Arroyo Center.
"Transforming the Army"

 

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