UPCOMING EVENTS

Tuesday, October, 12, 2010

“Cutting the Fuse, Moving Beyond the War on Terror”

NAF

CUTTING THE FUSE:

MOVING BEYOND THE WAR ON TERROR


TUESDAY, 12 OCTOBER 2010

8:30 am Registration – 5:00 PM Adjournment

The Congressional Auditorium

Visitor Center, U.S. Capitol

RSVP to Clemons@NewAmerica.net

 

For those not in Washington, we hope to stream this event live at The Washington Note and make it available for later viewing.  There is some question about US Capitol rules regarding this — but hope to make program available.

8:30 am

Registration & Coffee

9:00 am

Welcoming Remarks

STEVE CLEMONS

Director, American Strategy Program, New America Foundation

Publisher, The Washington Note and Editor at Large, Talking Points Memo


9:10 am

Setting the Stage:  Seeing Through the Fog of War to America’s Strategic Priorities at Home and Abroad

THE HON. BRIAN BAIRD

Chairman, Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment, Committee on Science & Technology

U.S. House of Representatives

Author, Character, Politics & Responsibility: Restarting the Heart of the American Republic
9:45 am

Changing Up America’s Strategic Options:  The Navy’s Role in Offshore Balancing


ADMIRAL GARY ROUGHEAD

Chief of Naval Operations

10:15 am

When the Ivory Tower Connects to Washington:

Empirical Research on Terrorism and Implications for Military Strategy

ROBERT PAPE

Professor of Political Science, University of Chicago

Director, University of Chicago Project on Security & Terrorism

Co-Author, Cutting the Fuse: The Explosion of Global Suicide Terrorism and How to Stop It

11:00 am

Reviewing & Reconsidering US Strategy in the Middle East

 

KORI SCHAKE

Research Fellow, Hoover Institution

Senior Policy Advisor for National Security, McCain-Palin Campaign

Associate Professor, International Security Studies, US Military Academy

 

SETH G. JONES

U.S. Special Operations Command, Office of the Secretary of Defense/Policy Special Operations & Combating Terrorism

Political Scientist, RAND Corporation

Author, In the Graveyard of Empires:  America’s War in Afghanistan

FLYNT LEVERETT

Director, Geopolitics of Energy Initiative, New America Foundation

Publisher, Race for Iran

12:00 pm

Lunch & Blackberry Break

 

12:30 pm

U.S. Security in the Age of Emerging Threats

THE HON. THOMAS KEAN

Former Governor of New Jersey

Chair, National Commission on Terrorist Attacks on the United States (9/11 Commission)

 

1:15 pm

Thinking Through the New Security Puzzle:  Terrorism & Asymmetric Threats

 

THOMAS SCHELLING

Nobel Laureate in Economics

Author, The Strategy of Conflict

 

JENNA JORDAN

Research Associate, Chicago Project on Suicide Terrorism, University of Chicago

MARC SAGEMAN

Senior Fellow, Center on Terrorism, Counter-Terrorism & Homeland Security, Foreign Policy Research Institute

Author, Understanding Terror Networks

 

2:15 pm

Through the Fog of War:  Homeland Security and Civil Liberties

 

THE HON. JOHN B. BELLINGER III

Adjunt Senior Fellow for International and National Security Law, Council on Foreign Relations

Former Legal Adviser, Department of State (2005-2009)

Senior Associate Counsel to the President and Legal Adviser, National Security Council (2001-2005)

PETER BERGEN

Director, Counterterrorism Strategy Initiative, New America Foundation

Author, The Longest War: America and al-Qaeda Since 9/11 (forthcoming)

 

SAHAR AZIZ

Adjunct Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center

Former Senior Policy Advisor, Office for Civil Rights & Civil Liberties, Department of Homeland Security

3:15 pm

Constraints, Austerity, and US Foreign Policy

 

BRUCE JENTLESON

Professor of Public Policy and Political Science, Duke University

Co-Author, The End of Arrogance:  America in the Global Competition of Ideas

SIR CHRISTOPHER MEYER

British Ambassador to the United States, 1997-2003

Author, DC Confidential:  The Controversial Memoirs of Britain’s Ambassador to the US

and Getting our Way: 500 Years of British Diplomacy

 

CHARLES KUPCHAN

Whitney Shepardson Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

Professor of International Affairs, Georgetown University

Former Director for European Affairs, National Security Council

Author, How Enemies Become Friends: The Sources of Stable Peace

 

CHRISTOPHER PREBLE

Director of Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute

Author, The Power Problem: How American Military Dominance Makes Us Less Safe, Less Prosperous, and Less Free

 

4:15 pm

America’s Strategic Choices:  More Consequential Today than in Generations

 

TBA

5:00 pm

Adjournment

 

RSVP directly to this EMAIL at clemons@newamerica.net

 

This conference has received important support from the Cato Institute, the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding, and Foreign Policy Magazine.

Steve Clemons

Director, American Strategy Program, New America Foundation

Publisher, The Washington Note

202-276-1176 direct phone    SCClemons SKYPE     clemons@newamerica.net

 

 

 

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