Monthly Archives: September 2013

Defining Our Past, Present and Future Relationships With Mr. Putin’s Russia

Dr. Fiona Hill will explain the various personalities of Vladimir Putin, as outlined in her most recent book, Mr. Putin: Operative in the Kremlin. Putin is a man of … Read more >

Why the World Cares About Global Supply Chains

Gary Gereffi is Professor of Sociology and Director of the Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness at Duke University where he teaches courses in economic sociology, globalization and comparative … Read more >

The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles, and Their Secret World War

Stephen Kinzer is the author of Reset, Overthrow, All the Shah’s Men, and numerous other books. An award-winning foreign correspondent, he served as the New York Times‘ bureau chief … Read more >

Africa On the Rise: How the Forgotten Continent Is More Important Than Ever to the United States

In the mind of many Americans, Africa invokes images or famine or Blackhawk Down. But the continent is increasingly democratic and is now the home to six of the … Read more >

Climate Change and National Security: People Not Polar Bears

This talk will provide a general overview of climate change and discuss why this is a national security issue.  Climate change is about people, about water, and about change … Read more >