864Jan 19, 2012
U.S.-East Asia Relations
Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian Affairs Kurt Campbell spoke at the Stimson Cente about U.S.-Asia relations. He touched on a number of issues including the rise of China, new ...
454May 17, 2010
Future of U.S.-Iraq Relations
Ellen Laipson discussed the recent trends in US-Iraq relations and the effects of continued engagement on national interests, and issues in the relationship in the coming years. She is the ...
415May 14, 2013
Book Discussion on When Armies Divide
Brian Michael Jenkins talked about his book, When Armies Divide: The Security of Nuclear Arsenals During Revolts, Coups, and Civil Wars, in which he looks at the problem of securing nuclear ...
314Nov 8, 2013
Senior U.S. officials and nongovernmental experts spoke about U.S. and international efforts to prevent terrorists and other criminals from acquiring weapons of mass destruction. They responded ...
271Jan 10, 2013
U.S. Reconstruction Effort in Afghanistan
John Sopko talked about U.S. reconstruction efforts in Afghanistan. He cited several specific examples of wasted U.S. money, including faulty buildings that collapsed and poorly built roads ...
226Mar 25, 2013
U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan Richard Olson discussed U.S.-Pakistan relations with Stimson Center Chairman Lincoln Bloomfield. He spoke about the U.S. presence in Afghanistan and said that U.S. ...
220Aug 26, 2013
Strategies in Northeast Asia
Brad Roberts talked about extended nuclear deterrence and U.S. defense strategies toward Northeast Asia. He addressed the North Korean nuclear threat, China’s modernization of its ...
201Aug 13, 2013
Transitions Between War and Peace
Panelists talked about ways to improve transitional and reconstruction efforts in post-conflict countries such as Iraq, Afghanistan and Mali. Among the issues they addressed were the potential ...
145Jun 17, 2013
Iran's Presidential Election
Panelists talked about Iran’s June 14, 2013, presidential election. Topics included the openness and fairness of the election and what that might signify and possible policy changes ...
53May 20, 2008
Book Discussion on Bad Days in Basra
Hilary Synnott talked about his book Bad Days in Basra: My Turbulent Time as Britain’s Man in Southern Iraq, published by I.B. Tauris. The book is an insider British account of the ...
26Oct 3, 1995
U.N. Role in World Affairs
Panelists discussed the United Nations' role in world affairs and its relationship with the U.S. in the post Cold War world. They examined whether the U.N. is still a viable institution and how ...
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 ...
16Mar 23, 1998
Indian Post-Election Future
Ambassador Wisner spoke about the impact of recent Indian elections on Indian foreign and domestic policy. He examined the new government’s social policy and budgetary agenda and desire ...
8Oct 3, 1995
U.S. Policy Toward the United Nations
Deputy Secretary Talbott spoke about the administration’s policy toward the United Nations in the broader context of the changes in world politics since the Cold War ended. He emphasized ...
3Sep 20, 1994
U.S. Defense Policy
Mr. Perry spoke at a luncheon about cooperative threat reductions with the states of the former Soviet Union. He also received the first award for distinguished public service. Henry ...