Wednesday Seminars, Fall 2011

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Date

Speaker

Topic

September 14 KATHLEEN HICKS
Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Strategy, Plans, and Forces. US Department of Defense
Defense Strategy in a Time of Budget Austerity
September 28 TODD SECHSER
University of Virginia
Crisis Bargaining and Nuclear Blackmail
October 5 MIKE GREEN
Center for Strategic and International Studies
The Shifting Balance of Power and U.S Grand Strategy in Asia
October 19 JASON CASTILLO
Texas A&M University
The Will to Fight: The Societal Ties that Explain Military Cohesion
October 26 GREGORY GAUSE
University of Vermont
The Persian Gulf  as Regional Security Complex
November 2 HARVEY G. COX, JR.
Harvard University

Is Non-Violence a Real Alternative?

November 9 ETEL SOLINGEN
University of California, Irvine
Dilemmas of Nonproliferation Statecraft
November 16 ADMIRAL MICHAEL McDEVITT
CNA
The Two Development Vectors of the PLA Navy
November 30 STACIE GODDARD
Wellesley University
The Rhetoric of Power Politics: Hitler’s Legitimation Strategies and Uncertainty in British Grand Strategy
December 7 PAUL MACDONALD
Williams College

'Retribution Must Succeed Rebellion': The Colonial Origins of Counterinsurgency Failure