535Oct 17, 2012
Foreign Policy Challenges in the Middle East
Foreign policy experts talked about some of the challenges facing the next White House administration, including Iran’s nuclear program, Israeli-Palestinian tensions, and the continuing unrest ...
560Apr 20, 2011
War in Afghanistan
Panelists discussed U.S. strategy for the Afghanistan war, the cost of operations, counterinsurgency goals, threats to regional security, and peace negotiations. They also responded to ...
241Sep 8, 2010
U.S. Strategy in Afghanistan
A bipartisan group of scholars, business executives, former government officials and journalists known as the Afghanistan Study Group released a report on the war. It recommended changes in ...
829Jun 18, 2010
Book Discussion on Terrorizing Ourselves
Christopher Preble, a co-editor, and Paul Pillar, a contributor to the book, spoke about Terrorizing Ourselves: Why U.S. Counterterrorism Policy is Failing and How to Fix It (Cato Institute, ...
333Jan 13, 2010
Obama Administration Counterterrorism Policy
Panelists talked about the first year of the Obama administration’s counterterrorism policies. Topics included the attempted Christmas Day bombing of Northwest Flight 253. Following their ...
253Oct 29, 2009
Counterinsurgency in Afghanistan
Panelists spoke about spoke about U.S. policy in Afghanistan and counterinsurgency strategy. Among the topics they addressed were military troop levels needed to support a counterinsurgency ...
210Oct 16, 2009
U.S. Policy in Afghanistan
Panelists assessed President Barack Obama’s policy options for Afghanistan. Among the issues they addressed were counter terrorism and counterinsurgency strategies, increased troop levels ...
236Oct 14, 2009
U.S. Strategy in Afghanistan
Witnesses testified about U.S. military strategy in Afghanistan, focusing on counterinsurgency, regional stability issues, and training of Afghan forces.
51Oct 24, 2008
A panel discussion was held on U.S. counterterrorism strategies for the future as outlined in a new paper, “Strategic Counterterrorism,” written by Daniel ...
195Nov 14, 2007
U.S. Policy Toward Iran
Military experts testified about regional and global threats from Iran and the possible consequences of U.S. military action on Iranian citizens. Topics included the stability of Iraq and ...
221Jan 10, 2007
U.S. Policy Toward Iraq
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee holds a hearing to assess military policy and current conditions in Iraq. Witnesses testified about the roots of sectarian tensions in the country, ethnic ...
224Jun 26, 2006
Pre-Iraq War Intelligence
The Senate Democratic Policy Committee held an oversight hearing on how pre-war intelligence was used in regard to Iraq. Former CIA and State Department officials and others talked about their ...
57Feb 16, 2006
Intelligence Policy and the War in Iraq
Paul Pillar talked about U.S. intelligence policy and the war in Iraq. Mr. Pillar was the CIA National Intelligence Officer for Near East and South Asia from 2000-2005. In a recent article ...
65Nov 1, 2005
Book Discussion on The Next Attack: The Failure of the War on Terror
Daniel Benjamin and Steve Simon talked about their book The Next Attack: The Failure of the War on Terror and a Strategy for Getting it Right, published by Times Books. In the book, the ...
96Oct 8, 2002
Inquiry Into September 11 Attacks, Day 8
Witnesses testified about intelligence gathering practices prior to September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the U.S. and intelligence on several past terrorist attacks. Among the topics they ...
15Apr 26, 2001
Mr. Pillar discussed his book Terrorism and U.S. Foreign Policy and the future threats of terrorism around the world. He also responded to viewer telephone calls, faxes and ...
13Apr 19, 2000
Forum members discussed the United States role in combating terrorism around the world. Wednesday marked the five-year anniversary of the Oklahoma City Federal Building bombing. They ...