List of Upcoming SMA Speaker Sessions

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SMA Space Panel- UK Perspectives

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SMA Space Panel- UK Perspectives Speakers: Bowen, B. (University of Leicester); Hilborne, M. (King’s College, London); Wright, N. (Intelligent Biology; Georgetown University) Date: 17 May 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a panel discussion as a part of its SMA Space Speaker Series. The panelists for this session included Dr. Bleddyn Bowen (University of Leicester), […]

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The Clash of Sectors: Why Public Private Partnerships Can Reduce ‘Coerced Cooperation’ in Commercial-Government Joint Ventures

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The Clash of Sectors: Why Public Private Partnerships Can Reduce ‘Coerced Cooperation’ in Commercial-Government Joint Ventures Authors | Editors: Aviles, W. (NSI, Inc.); Stevenson, J. (NSI, Inc.) Abstract Many experts believe that one of the best investments to expand opportunities for United States’ multi-and cross-domain dominance lies in the successful joint investment of the United […]

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SMA CENTCOM (Afghanistan) Reach Back Panel Discussion

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SMA CENTCOM (Afghanistan) Reach Back Panel Discussion Speakers: Arquilla, J. (Naval Postgraduate School [NPS]); Barfield, T. (Boston University); Rothstein, H. (NPS); Whiteside, C. (NPS) Date: 16 May 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a panel discussion focusing on the most recent round of CENTCOM Reach Back questions as a part of its SMA CENTCOM (Afghanistan) […]

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Outer Space in the Media Space

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Outer Space in the Media Space: How Russian and Chinese News Media Present the Commercialization and Militarization of the Space Domain Speaker: Cooley, S. (Oklahoma State University) Date: 9 May 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Dr. Skye Cooley (Oklahoma State University) as a part of its SMA Space Speaker […]

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Afghanistan-Pakistan Relations: Sources and Outlook

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Afghanistan-Pakistan Relations: Sources and Outlook Speaker: Kaltenthaler, K. (University of Akron and Case Western Reserve University) Date: 8 May 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Dr. Karl Kaltenthaler (University of Akron and Case Western Reserve University) as a part of its SMA CENTCOM (Afghanistan) Speaker Series. Dr. Kaltenthaler first provided […]

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Space Virtual Think Tank Summary Overview

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Effects of Investment on Pathways to Space Security Author | Editor: Popp, G. (NSI, Inc.) Introduction Over the past year, the Strategic Multilayer Assessment (SMA)2 team employed NSI’s Virtual Think Tank (ViTTa®) methodology to reach out to a global network of space subject matter experts (SMEs) from across academia, industry, government, and national security space […]

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Vladimir Putin’s Worldview and Perspectives on Space

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Vladimir Putin’s Worldview and Perspectives on Space: An Analysis of Public Discourse Authors | Editors: Aviles, W. (NSI, Inc.); Kuznar, L. (NSI, Inc.) Executive Summary A corpus of Vladimir Putin’s speeches was drawn from his official Kremlin website. The corpus was examined using semi-automated discourse analysis to gauge Putin’s concerns with space and how these […]

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Kim Jong Un’s Worldview and Perspectives on Space

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Kim Jong Un’s Worldview and Perspectives on Space: An Analysis of Public Discourse Authors | Editors: Aviles, W. (NSI, Inc.); Kuznar, L. (NSI, Inc.) Executive Summary A collection of Kim Jong Un’s speeches from 2012 to 2017, translated and published online by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) were examined using semi-automated discourse analysis […]

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Chinese Worldview and Perspectives on Space

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Chinese Worldview and Perspectives on Space: An Analysis of Public Discourse Authors | Editors: Aviles, W. (NSI, Inc.); Kuznar, L. (NSI, Inc.) Executive Summary Corpora from three sources were examined using semi-automated discourse analysis to gauge the Chinese government’s concerns in the space domain and how these interests are articulated with general political and cultural […]

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