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Programs 2016-17



September 08: Ambassador Stephen D. Mull Lead Coordinator for Iran Nuclear Implementation at US Department of State. Implementing the Iran Nuclear Agreement


October 13: Ambassador Eric Edelman Former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, former US Ambassador to Turkey and to Finland; former Principal Deputy Asst. to the Vice President for National Security Affairs. US-Turkey Relations - Is Turkey a Reliable Ally?


November 10: Thomas Wright Fellow and Director of the Project on International Order & Strategy at Brookings Institute. Vice Chair of Fulbright Commission, Ireland. “Political Implications of Brexit”


December 08: Admiral Gary Roughead Former Chief of Naval Operations Maritime Asia: Changes and Challenges


January 12: Prof. Allen Lynch University of Virginia - Department of Politics The Impact of the Election on US-Russian Relations


February 09: “How the Iranian-Saudi Proxy Struggle Tore the Middle East Apart” Professor Marc Lynch Professor of Middle East studies at GWU and Director of the Institute for Middle East Studies “How the Iranian-Saudi Proxy Struggle Tore the Middle East Apart”


March 09: Aloysius Ordu Africa: Towards a New Dawn


April 13: Anne-Marie Slaughter President and CEO of New America, formerly Dean – Woodrow Wilson School and Director of Policy Planning US State Department World Order in the Trump Era


May 11: Gen. Michael Hayden Former Director of both the CIA and National Security Agency Playing to the Edge: American Intelligence in the Age of Terror