Law, the Enemy, and the Battlefield Please join The Center on National Security at Fordham Law School for an all-day conference on “21st Century Warfare: Law, the Enemy, and the Battlefield,” on March 18th, 2013. March 18th, 9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. McNally Amphitheater at Fordham Law School 140 West 62nd Street, NYC The conference will […]

Talking to Terrorists       Tuesday, March 12, 2013 12:15 – 1:45 p.m.  New America Foundation 1899 L St. NW Suite 400 Washington DC, 20036 Since September 11, we have struggled to determine why individuals become radicalized by certain ideas and eventually engage in terrorism. Despite the amount of research into this issue, no […]

Tuesday, March, 05, 2013 Institutional Investor, Washington DC

Searching for Yield, Seeking Solutions Corporate Funds Roundtable – Institutional Investor Institute The combination of low interest rates and higher-than-expected inflation levels, given the slow growth environment, will continue to pose challenges for investors looking to meet their pension obligations now and in the future. How are plan sponsors responding with regards to the construction […]

Can We Call Iraq a Success? A Debate Between Two Leading Experts As we approach the 10-year anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq on March 20, 2003, news of that country has largely faded from American headlines. But a myriad of questions remain to be answered about the eight-year American involvement in the Iraq […]

2/20 Kenan Lecture Series: Peter Bergen, CNN 7:30 p.m. Location: Haggin Auditorium, Mitchell Fine Arts Center Peter Bergen, CNN correspondent, presents “The Awakening: How Revolutionaries, Barack Obama and Ordinary Muslims are Remaking the Middle East.” Free and open to the public. CNN analyst giving Kenan Lecture on Middle East Peter Bergen, journalist, bestselling author, and […]

February 19, 2013 Peter Bergen – WIU Theme Speakers Series: War and Peace: From Personal Conflict to Global Resolution Time: 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM Location: Heritage Rooms on the Macomb Campus Description: One of the few Westerners to interview Osama bin Laden, journalist Peter Bergen is the foremost authority on foreign policy, national security, […]

Though often considered unconventional, guerrilla warfare has been the predominant form of warfare throughout human history. In his new book, Invisible Armies: An Epic History of Guerrilla Warfare from Ancient Times to the Present, Max Boot examines the origins of guerrilla warfare and describes what has changed — and what hasn’t —over the ages. Boot analyzes […]

Sanibel Public Library’s Author Series 2012/2013 (1)Will Shortz – Thursday, December 6, 2012 Will Shortz has been the crossword puzzle editor of The New York Times since 1993. He is the puzzlemaster on NPR’s Weekend Edition Sunday and is founder and director of the annual American Crossword Puzzle Tournament. He is the only person in […]

  High-Stakes Intelligence Operations: From Catching Bin Laden to a Picture-Perfect Rescue in Iran 4-Session Daytime Course In Collaboration with the International Spy Museum Wed., Feb. 6–27, 10:15 to 11:45 a.m. Tickets Login $80 Member $120 Gen. Admission Operations that hold human life in the balance are some of the most difficult that any intelligence […]

Afghanistan 2014: Planning for the Transition Many wonder if Afghanistan can succeed as a stable, self-sustaining country when NATO completes its combat mission at the end of 2014. Afghanistan continues to rely on massive amounts of foreign aid, and its fledgling security forces are now taking the reins of a tough military campaign against well-entrenched […]







"We Got Him": President Obama, Bin Laden, and the Future of the War on Terror, CNN