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 ...
2,785Oct 26, 2011
Alleged Iranian Covert Operations
Witnesses testified on recent allegations that Iran attempted to assassinate the Saudi ambassador in the U.S., and Iran’s other international covert operations. Among the topis they ...
100Apr 19, 2011
Future Peace Efforts in Afghanistan
Foreign policy experts talked about Afghanistan President Karzai’s leadership and ways the United States could negotiate peace in Afghanistan. Other topics included the Taliban, al-Qaida, ...
286Apr 2, 2011
U.S. Military Action in Libya
Lawrence Korb talked about the current situation in Libya as well as the so-called “Obama doctrine” and how the administration’s strategy on foreign relations is forming into an ...
138Mar 23, 2011
Peace in Afghanistan
The co-chairs of the Century Foundation’s International Task Force on Afghanistan talked about the release of the group’s report on the prospects for peace in Afghanistan. In their ...
1,149Jan 12, 2011
Eisenhower's Farewell Address Forum
The Cato Institute held a forum in honor of the 50th anniversary of President Dwight Eisenhower’s farewell address in which he spoke to about the military-industrial complex. President ...
1,552Jun 11, 2010
Defense Spending Cuts
The Sustainable Defense Task Force presented the findings of its report on the Pentagon’s possible contribution to deficit reduction. They focused on recommendations for areas in which ...
216Jan 25, 2010
Obama Administration Strategy in Afghanistan and Pakistan
The Center for American Progress hosted a forum on Afghanistan and Pakistan. Retired General James Jones, national security adviser for the Obama administration, called on Pakistan to fight ...
117Dec 22, 2009
Cost of Afghanistan War
Lawrence Korb talked about the Center for American Progress report on paying for the Afghanistan war being, being released later that day. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic ...
96Oct 6, 2009
Status of War in Afghanistan
Lawrence Korb talked about the situation in Afghanistan, including General Stanley McChrystal’s recommendation that the U.S. send 40,000 more troops to Afghanistan. He also discussed ...
42Jul 27, 2009
Lawrence Korb on Afghanistan
Lawrence Korb talked about the new U.S. policy in Afghanistan. He responded to telephone calls and electronic correspondence.
45Dec 2, 2008
Obama National Security Team
Lawrence Korb talked about President-elect Obama’s formal announcement of his national security team yesterday, including his choices for Secretary of State (Senator Hillary Clinton), Defense ...
95Nov 22, 2008
Judging George W. Bush
Panelists presented papers at a symposium on the George W. Bush presidency. William Galston presented his paper, “Missed Opportunities: Conflict and Polarization in the Bush Years.” ...
45Nov 22, 2008
Foreign Policy and the Bush Presidency
Panelists presented papers at a symposium on the George W. Bush presidency. In a portion of the symposium focusing on foreign policy issues, Lawrence Korb spoke about “Forging an American ...
122Sep 16, 2008
Iraqi Budget Surplus
Witnesses testified about the current Iraqi budget surplus, Iraqi political governance, and levels of U.S. financial assistance to Iraq. The Government Accountability Office (GAO) reported that ...
40Aug 11, 2008
Iraq Troop Withdrawal Strategy
The Center for American Progress released an updated version of their report “How to Redeploy: Implementing a Responsible Drawdown of U.S. Forces from Iraq.” The report recommends that ...
106May 29, 2008
Progressive Policy Agendas
A panel presented progressive domestic policy initiatives. Shirley Sagawa proposed “An SBA for Non-Profits"' Jason Bordoff proposed "Pay-As-You-Drive Car Insurance"; and Lael Brainard ...
96Mar 4, 2008
A joint subcommittee hearing was held on a proposed agreement between the United States and Iraq, outlined in the “Declaration of Principles” signed by President Bush and the Iraqi prime ...
18Aug 7, 2007
U.S. Policy Toward Iraq
Representative Joe Sestak spoke about “Iraq and National Security: A Military Transformation.” He argued that a strong military is essential to reclaiming control of core U.S. national ...
52Jul 27, 2007
Redeployment of U.S. Forces
General Keane and Mr. Korb testified about planning for the redeployment of U.S. forces from Iraq. Among the issues they addressed were the political and security situation in Iraq, ...
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