165Sep 1, 2013
Gordon Adams on U.S. Intervention in Syria
Gordon Adams talked about the latest developments on possible U.S. military intervention in Syria, and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. He discussed the legal ...
19Jun 3, 2013
Defense Department Restructuring
Think tank representatives from across the political spectrum talked about defense spending and the competing plans from the president and Congress to cut spending while maintaining readiness and ...
266Dec 10, 2012
Sequestration and the Defense Budget
Gordon Adams and Dan Goure talked about the effects sequestration could have on defense budget and national security policy. They also responded to telephone calls and electronic ...
350Aug 3, 2011
Gordon Adams on Defense Spending Cuts
Gordon Adams spoke about defense spending cuts in the debt ceiling legislation passed the previous day. It reduced defense spending $350 billion over 10 years, with $500 billion more in ...
341Mar 5, 2010
History of Counterinsurgency Operations
Scholars spoke about the history and evolution of U.S. counterinsurgency strategy from Vietnam to the present. Among the topics they addressed were the fiscal costs of warfare, the importance ...
46Apr 6, 2006
Border Security and Immigration Enforcement
In a hearing on the fiscal year 2007 budget for the Department of Homeland Security, witnesses testified about the Secure Border Initiative. Topics included illegal border crossings, the ...
20Mar 31, 2006
Midterm Election Preview
The panelists discussed the topic, “Congress in the Balance: Politics, Policies, and the Midterm Elections.” Topics included electoral demographics for the 2006 midterm elections, policy ...
15Oct 5, 2005
Afghanistan Four Years Later
The Center for American Progress hosted a forum titled “Afghanistan, Four Years Later: Progress, Problems, and Prospects for the Future.” Participants of the first panel, which was ...
32Oct 7, 2004
Book Discussion on The Real Price of War
Professor Goldstein talks about his book The Real Price of War: How You Pay for the War on Terror, published by New York University Press. He talks about how much President Bush’s ...
7May 5, 2003
10Mar 24, 2003
18Feb 14, 2003
Weapons experts talked about the potential use of biological weapons in a terrorist attack against the U.S. Following their remarks they answered questions from the audience.
15Jan 27, 2003
10Jan 27, 2003
40Jun 11, 1998
Tobacco Worker's Unity Summit
The participants discussed issues facing tobacco workers. One of the issues was the legislation before Congress on youth smoking that could result in some workers losing their jobs.
53Jan 14, 1997
Washington Journal: Tuesday
Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes and ...
25Mar 19, 1996
Homosexuals in the British Military
The committee discussed the issue of gays in the military. Under current law, homosexuals are not allowed to serve in the British armed forces. Defense department officials and gay rights ...
8May 5, 1993
Europe and North America in the 1990s
The panel on domestic constraints, domestic support and collective security discussed the future role of domestic and international security in the global economy, the promotion of democracy, and ...
29Jun 8, 1991
Future of U.S. Military
Mr. Adams, Lt. Col. Allard, and Mr. Lowenthal discussed the future of the U.S. military after the Persian Gulf war. The three men explained several aspects of the military ...
32Apr 4, 1991
The Future of the U.S. Defense Budget
The American Defense Preparedness Association, an organization designed to create a linkage between the American government, private industry and the U.S. military for the purpose of expediting the ...
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