Wednesday Seminars, Fall 2010

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Date

Speaker

Topic

September 15 MATTHEW BUNN
Harvard University
Corruption: A Central Underappreciated Factor in Nuclear Proliferation
September 22 ELY RATNER
Rand Corporation
Blowing Back at Beijing: The Emerging International Security Threats that will Reshape China’s Rise. Please see
Ely Ratner, “The Emergent Security Threats Reshaping China’s Rise,” The Washington Quarterly 35(1): Winter 2011.
September 29 JEREMI SURI
University of Wisconsin
The American Nation-Building Creed: Lessons and Legacies from Two Centuries of Experience
October 6 CHRISTINE FAIR
Georgetown University
The Strategic Use of Militants in Pakistan’s Foreign Policy
October 13 RANDALL SCHWELLER
Ohio State University
Time's Entropy: The Coming Ennui of World Disorder
October 20 SAMUEL WELLS
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Korea and the Escalation of the Cold War
October 27 GRAHAM ALLISON
Harvard University
Nuclear Terrorism: Iran, Pakistan, North Korea and the Fragility of the Global Nuclear Order
November 3 NUNO MONTEIRO
Yale University
Nothing to Fear but Fear Itself? Nuclear Proliferation and Preventive War
November 10 LAWRENCE WILKERSON
The College of William and Mary
A No-Strategy Nation: Muddling Through Will No Longer Do
November 17 MARTHA CRENSHAW
Stanford University
The Genealogy of Terrorism
December 1 FEROZ HASSAN KHAN
U.S. Naval Postgraduate School
Strategic Stability in South Asia