Past Events

PAST EVENT
1914 - 2014: The Strong, Continuing Relevance of World War I Today
November 3, 2014
Dr. Bryan Ganaway
Faculty Fellow, Director of the International Scholars Program, College of Charleston

PAST EVENT
The Multiple Crises in the Middle East: Where Are They Headed and What Can Washington Do About Them?
October 8, 2014
Dr. Barbara Sude
Senior Political Scientist, RAND Corporation

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China’s Growing Assertiveness in Asia: What Does It Mean for America?
May 5, 2014
Elbridge Colby
Fellow, Center for a New American Security

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Special Program on the Ukraine
April 29, 2014
Dr. Max Kovalov
Adjunct Professor at The College of Charleston

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The Vote for Scotland’s Independence: Its Background, Its Prospects, and What It May Mean for the United States
March 31, 2014
Dr. Katherine Grenier
Head of the History Department at The Citadel

PAST EVENT
Extremism and Insurgency in the Sahel: Roots and Options
February 19, 2014
Dr. Peter M. Lewis
Director, African Studies Department at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies

PAST EVENT
Ireland Today - A Very Different Country Than in the Past
December 4, 2013
Ambassador Edward Brynn
Former Ambassador to six African countries and specialist in Irish history

PAST EVENT
The Deepening Syria Disaster
November 6, 2013
Charles Dunne
Director of Middle Eastern and North Africa programs at Freedom House

PAST EVENT
Where is the Egyptian Revolution Going?
September 30, 2013
Dr. Jerry Leach
Former Director of the American Studies Center at the American University of Cairo

PAST EVENT
America and Asia in the 21st Century - Our Growing Partnerships with India and Indonesia
May 20, 2013
Ted Osius
Senior State Department Visiting Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies

PAST EVENT
How to Influence Foreign Opinion: Targets, Tools, Opportunities and Challenges for U.S. Public Diplomacy
April 17, 2013
Peter Harrell
Deputy Assistant Secretary of State in the Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs

PAST EVENT
Turkey: Once a Key Ally Shifts Course
February 25, 2013
Robert Pearson
Ambassador to Turkey from 2000 to 2003

PAST EVENT
The Arab Spring, Syria, and the United States
December 5, 2012
Allen Keiswetter
Scholar at the Middle East Institute, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs, and former Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Political Affairs at NATO in Brussels

PAST EVENT
U.S. - China Relations: Important and Challenging
November 14, 2012
Dr. Douglas Spelman
Senior Advisor, Kissinger Institute on China and the United States at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington

PAST EVENT
Just Over the Horizon: The Top Five Foreign Policy Challenges Facing the New Administration
October 3, 2012
Ambassador Michael W. Cotter
Former U.S. Ambassador to Turkmenistan in Central Asia

PAST EVENT
"The Euro: from Strength to Weakness, and then What? The World Worries and What it Means for America."
May 16, 2012
Donald L. Sparks
Professor of International Economics and Director of the Ofice of Fellowships - The Citadel

PAST EVENT
"After Iraq and Afghanistan, the U.S. Pivot to Asia - What does it Mean and Why is it Important?"
April 4, 2012
Ambassaodor Alphonse LaPorta
U.S. Ambassador, Retired

PAST EVENT
Eastern Europe: Changes and Challenges 20 Years After the Collapse of Communism
March 5, 2012
Burton L. Gerber
Former CIA Case Officer and Chief of Station; Adjunct Professsor and Senior Fellow in the Security Studies Program at Georgetown University

PAST EVENT
"The Global Impact of Japan's Fukushima Nuclear Accident."
November 30, 2011
William A. (Bill) Coley
Chief Executive of British Energy Group PLC

PAST EVENT
Covert Actions: Facts and Myths
November 2, 2011
Brad Taylor
Security Consultant and New York Times Best Selling Author of "One Rough Man"

PAST EVENT
The Wars of Afghanistan
September 26, 2011
Peter Tomsen
Former Ambassador and Special Envoy on Afghanistan

PAST EVENT
Dilemma for the United States: Ending Iran's Quest for Nuclear Weapons
May 9, 2011
Dr. Barry Blechman & Dr. Daniel Brumberg


PAST EVENT
Lost Peace: Lessons from the Cold War for American Foreign Policy
April 13, 2011
Robert Dallek
Award Wining Author, renowned scholar on the U.S. presidency, and Mark Clark Visiting Professor at The Citadel

PAST EVENT
International Broadcasting and Communication in the Era of Internet, Facebook and Twittering
March 28, 2011
Allen Heil, Jr
Former Deputy Director of the Voice of America

PAST EVENT
"Thinking about China: Their Future and Ours"
February 16, 2011
Kent M. Harrington
Specialist in Inteligence analysis and Asia

PAST EVENT
The Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process
November 29, 2010
Linda Gradstein
Reporter on PRI’s The World, AOL News, and Slate Magazine

PAST EVENT
Mexican Drug Violence — The Implications for U.S. National Security
October 27, 2010
Stephen M. Chaplin
Chairman, Mexican Advanced Area Studies Program, National Foreign Affairs Training Center, U.S. State Department

PAST EVENT
The Bolivarian Revolution of Venezuela's Hugo Chavez — Implications for the United States.
October 5, 2010
Dr. Peter DeShazo
Director, Americas Program, Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, D.C.

PAST EVENT
Personal Experiences in Iran; U.S.-Iranian Relations
April 27, 2010
Haleh Esfandiari, Ph.D.
Director, Middle East Program, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

 

PAST EVENT
The Anglo-American Special Relationship: Will it Continue in the Asian Century?
March 9, 2010
Professor Ray Raymond
Fellow at the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History in New York and at the Royal Society of Arts in London

PAST EVENT
2010 and Beyond: What the Foreign Energy Picture Means for Americans
February 16, 2010
Robert Ebel
Senior Adviser, Energy and National Security Programs from the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

 

PAST EVENT
The Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan
December 8, 2009
John Johns and William Hauser
Brigadier General / Member, Council on Foreign Relations and fellow at the Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces & Society

 

PAST EVENT
Africa to Australia and Other Adventures
October 27, 2009
Ambassador Genta Hawkins Holmes
Diplomat in Residence at UC Davis. Former U.S. Ambassador to Austrailia