The US Army and Nuclear Deterrence, 1955 – 1991: A European Historical Context

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“The US Army and Nuclear Deterrence, 1955 – 1991: A European Historical Context” Speaker: Dorondo, D. (Western Carolina University) Date: 16 August 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Dr. David Dorondo (Western Carolina University) as a part of its SMA STRATCOM Academic Alliance Speaker Series. Dr. Dorondo began his presentation […]

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The Influence Machine: Hacking Deterrence with Automated IO

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The Influence Machine: Hacking Deterrence with Automated IO Speaker: Telley, C. (Naval Postgraduate School) Date: 15 August 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by MAJ Christopher Telley (Naval Postgraduate School) as a part of its SMA General Speaker Series. MAJ Telley began his presentation with a quote by Andrew Ng: “Just […]

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Compound and Concurrent Climate Extremes & Compound Flooding

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Compound and Concurrent Climate Extremes & Compound Flooding Speakers: AghaKouchak, A. (University of California, Irvine); Wahl, T. (University of Central Florida) Date: 14 August 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Dr. Amir AghaKouchak (UC Irvine) and Dr. Thomas Wahl (University of Central Florida) as a part of its SMA General […]

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Russia and the DPRK-niche Diplomacy?

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Russia and the DPRK-niche Diplomacy? Speaker: Kuhrt, N. Date: 9 August 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Dr. Natasha Kuhrt (King’s College, London) as a part of its SMA INDOPACOM Speaker Series. Dr. Kuhrt discussed Russia’s pivot towards a North Korea-focused Asia policy in response both to the increasing importance […]

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NeoNationalism and Future War in the Gray Zone

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NeoNationalism and Future War in the Gray Zone Speaker: Otis, P. (SoSA Corp) Date: 8 August 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Dr. Pauletta Otis (SoSACorp) as a part of its SMA General Speaker Series. Dr. Otis began her presentation by discussing the increasing presence of neo-nationalism in countries such […]

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Lessons from Others for Future U.S. Army Operations in and through the Information Environment

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Lessons from Others for Future U.S. Army Operations in and through the Information Environment Speaker: Paul, C. (RAND) Date: 7 August 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Dr. Christopher Paul (RAND) as a part of its SMA General Speaker Series. Dr. Paul spoke about how technological advances and threat use […]

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Key Actor Interests in the Asia Pacific – A Korea Strategic Outcomes Virtual Think Tank Report

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[Q8] How do key actors in the Asia Pacific (Australia, China, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, North Korea, Philippines, Russia, South Korea, and the United States) define their key national interests / regional objectives in Northeast Asia and the Western Pacific? What are seen by each actor to be the major threats to each interest? Are there […]

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Monitoring Nuclear Agreements with North Korea (and Iran and Russia): Applying Lessons from the Past to the New Digital Age

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Monitoring Nuclear Agreements with North Korea (and Iran and Russia): Applying Lessons from the Past to the New Digital Age Speaker: Lauder, J. (Areté Associates) Date: 3 August 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Mr. John Lauder (Areté Associates) as a part of its SMA INDOPACOM Speaker Series. Mr. Lauder […]

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What Military Leaders Need to Know about Artificial Intelligence

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What Military Leaders Need to Know about Artificial Intelligence Speakers: Carley, K. (Center for Computational Analysis of Social and Organizational Systems [CASOS] at Carnegie Mellon University); McCulloh, I. (Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory) Date: 2 August 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Dr. Ian McCulloh (Johns Hopkins Applied Physics […]

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Stabilization: Lessons from the U.S. Experience in Afghanistan

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Stabilization: Lessons from the U.S. Experience in Afghanistan Speaker: Young, D. (Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction [SIGAR]) Date: 1 August 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Mr. David Young (Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction [SIGAR]) as a part of its SMA CENTCOM (Afghanistan) Speaker Series. Mr. Young began […]

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