Where We Spoke

Jonathan Caverley, Research Associate

Workshop on “International Technological Cooperation,” St. Andrews University and Korean Acquisition and Procurement Agency, August 15, 2017.

Eugene Gholz, Alum ’00

“Oil, Hegemonic Stability Theory, and U.S. Grand Strategy,” at the American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, September 2, 2017.

Jeanne Guillemin, Senior Advisor

On September 13, Guillemin presented a talk at the New York University School of Medicine Division of Medical Ethics Colloquium on her new book, Hidden Atrocities on the suppression of charges of Japanese germ warfare and long-term medical experiments on Chinese civilians at the Tokyo war crimes trial.

On September 18-19, Guillemin was an invited participant in Washington DC at the National Academy of Sciences Symposium of Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) Programs for the Next Twenty Years.

Gregory D. Koblentz, Alum ‘04

“Assad’s Red Lines: The Strategic Logic Behind Syria’s Use of Chemical Weapons,” Presentation at the Security Policy Studies Program, Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University, Washington, DC, September 26, 2017.

“Maintaining Innovation and Security in Chemistry: Lessons from Homeland and International Security,” presentation at the Maintaining Innovation and Security in Biotechnology: Lessons Learned from Nuclear, Chemical and Information Technologies workshop, Center for Global Security Research, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, August 1, 2017.

“Dictators and Weapons of Mass Destruction: The Influence of Regime Security on Proliferation Decision-Making,” presentation to the Center for Global Security Research, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, July 31, 2017.

Jennifer Lind, Alum ’04

In September, Lind spoke at the British International Studies Association’s US Foreign Policy Working Group in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Dave Pendall, Army Fellow ’12-13

“Mobilizing People and Power, in Russia,” The Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House, London), June 5, 2017.

Sara Plana, Graduate Student

“Loyalty Can’t Be Bought: Explaining Military Defection During Civilian Uprisings in Autocracies,” Olympia Summer Academy.

Joshua Rovner, Alum ’08

Commentator, “Truth to Power: A History of the U.S. National Intelligence Council,” Washington, DC, September 2017.

“Intelligence and U.S. Grand Strategy,” Institute for Humane Studies, San Francisco, CA, August 2017.

“Thinking Ahead: What Issues will Matter Most for U.S. Grand Strategy after Trump?” Williams College, July 2017.

Paul Walker, Alum ‘78

Interview with Brian Todd, CNN, Washington DC, for Wolf Blitzer’s “The Situation Room,” Friday, August 4, 2017 re: terrorist threat of chemical weapons in Australia.

Live interview on France 24 TV, Wednesday, August 23, 2017 re: use of sarin chemical agent in Khan Shaykhoun, Syria, on April 4, 2017.

Live interview on TRT World (Turkish) TV, Wednesday, September 27, 2017 re: Russia’s completion of its CW destruction program.

Tim Wolters, Alum ‘04

“Penetrating the Labyrinth of Records Access at the U.S. Navy Archives: A Commentary,” Biennial Naval History Symposium, Annapolis, Maryland.