The Experience SVWC is a festival of ideas and literature with some of the most extraordinary writers and thinkers in the world, the most generous audience one is ever likely to encounter – close to 1,000 people, a good number of whom wield considerable influence in business, politics, media, and entertainment circles, but all of […]

Event Detail CREATE Distinguished Speaker Series with Peter Bergen Jihadist Terrorism at Home and Abroad: A Threat Assessment July 30, 2013 12:30pm to 2:30pm University Park Campus Ronald Tutor Campus Center (TCC) Ballroom Cost: FREE with RSVP. Please RSVP by July 23 at (Use Code: BERGEN) Peter Bergen will examine the capabilities and intentions […]

HBO’S Manhunt at the 2013 Aspen Security Forum On May 2, 2011, Osama Bin Laden was killed during a covert operation in Abottabad, Pakistan. Now, two years after the death of one of the United States’ most feared adversaries, analysts, advisors, and leaders have begun to reflect on the individual and societal struggles that were […]

Aspen Security Forum Wednesday, July 17 – Saturday, July 20, 2013 Aspen, CO Please join us for the fourth annual Aspen Security Forum, presented by the Aspen Institute Homeland Security Program. The Aspen Security Forum is an annual summer gathering at our signature “Aspen Meadows” campus in Colorado of top-level present and former government officials […]

Wednesday, June, 19, 2013 Chicago event

Thursday, June, 06, 2013 Ocean City, MD event

Public Policy Discussion and Luncheon on the Occasion of the 82nd Annual Meeting Learning from Abbottabad: Combating Global Terrorism in a Post 9/11 World May 30, 2013 12:00 – 1:45 p.m. The annual meeting will be held after the luncheon concludes. Fairmont Hotel, 510 Market St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 Peter Bergen National Security Analyst for […]

Thursday, May, 30, 2013 Chicago event

Distinguished Speaker – Peter Bergen May 30, 2013 – New Date! 8:00 PM Open to the Community Free of Charge Click here for more details

Online Radicalization: Myths and Realities The Boston Marathon attacks thrust the issue of online radicalization to the front and center of the debate about homegrown violent extremism in the United States. The elder of the two Tsarnaev brothers behind the attacks had posted videos lauding violent jihad on his personal YouTube channel, visited online jihadist […]

Friday, May, 24, 2013 HBO’s ‘Manhunt’ debut on CNN

May 2nd, 2013 04:06 PM ET Fareed Zakaria to Go ‘Beyond the Manhunts’ in New Counterterrorism Special Follows HBO’s ‘Manhunt’ debut on CNN CIA, NSA, and FBI insiders give insights into America’s secret wars on terrorists in the U.S. and abroad As questions continue to emerge about the quality of U.S. counterterrorism intelligence in the […]