Nuclear (De)Proliferation: Intended vs. Inadvertent Policy Outcomes

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Nuclear (De)Proliferation: Intended vs. Inadvertent Policy Outcomes Speaker: Petrovics, A. (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory [LLNL]) Date: 19 June 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Ms. Ariel Petrovics (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory) as a part of its SMA INDOPACOM Speaker Series. Ms. Petrovics spoke about her current research project, which utilizes […]

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The Singapore Summit and Understanding North Korea’s Calculus

June 2018 No Comments

The Singapore Summit and Understanding North Korea’s Calculus Speaker: Gause, K. (Center for Naval Analyses [CNA] – International Affairs Group) Date: 14 June 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Mr. Ken Gause (CNA International Affairs Group) as a part of its SMA INDOPACOM Speaker Series. Mr. Gause first stated that […]

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SMA CENTCOM (Afghanistan) Panel Discussion

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SMA CENTCOM (Afghanistan) Panel Discussion (Featuring Dr. Hamdullah Mohib, Afghan Ambassador to the United States) Speakers: Khan, F. (NPS); Mohib, H. (Afghan Ambassador to the United States); Ostovar, A. (NPS); Rothstein, H. (NPS); Twomey, C. (NPS) Date: 13 June 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by BG (Ret.) Feroz Khan (NPS), […]

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Iraqi Kurdistan Politics and Erbil-Baghdad Relations After May 12 Elections

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Iraqi Kurdistan Politics and Erbil-Baghdad Relations After May 12 Elections Speaker: Van den Toorn, C. (American University of Iraq, Sulaimani) Date: 12 June 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Ms. Christine van den Toorn (American University of Iraq, Sulaimani) as a part of its SMA CENTCOM Speaker Series. During this […]

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Technological Approach for Supporting Ethical Community Formation Against Weaponized Narratives

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Technological Approach for Supporting Ethical Community Formation Against Weaponized Narratives Speaker: Donahue, J. (US Army TRADOC G-27) Date: 12 June 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Dr. Jumanne Donahue (US Army TRADOC G-27) as a part of its SMA General Speaker Series. Dr. Donahue spoke about how societies struggle to […]

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Network Analysis of Middle Eastern Regional Conflict- NSI Podcast 01

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Speakers: Astorino-Courtois, A. (NSI); Jonas, A. (TRADOC); Kuznar, L. (NSI / Indiana University–Purdue University– Fort Wayne) Podcast Preview NSI just released its inaugural podcast, which features a previous SMA speaker session presented by Dr. Larry Kuznar (NSI / Indiana University- Purdue University- Fort Wayne), Dr. Allison Astorino-Courtois (NSI), and Mr. Adam Jonas (TRADOC). During this […]

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CENTCOM Perspectives in Afghanistan and Southwest Asia

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CENTCOM Perspectives in Afghanistan and Southwest Asia Speakers: Barnard, L. (J5 Security Cooperation – Central Asia); Baucom, M. (J5 Assessments and Communications Synchronization – Central & South Asia); Keravuori, E. (J5 Combined Strategic Analysis Group); Sayyar, A. (J5 Security Cooperation – Afghanistan); Storer, R. (J5 Plans – Central & South Asia) Date: 7 June 2018 […]

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Korea Regional Impacts Panel Discussion

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Korea Regional Impacts Panel Discussion Speakers: Dalton, T. (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace [CEIP]) and Michishita, N. (National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies [GRIPS]) Date: 5 June 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a panel discussion presented by Dr. Toby Dalton (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace [CEIP]), Prof. Narushige Michishita (National Graduate Institute for Policy […]

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Understanding Today’s Asymmetric Conflicts

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Understanding Today’s Asymmetric Conflicts Speaker: Shapiro, J. (Princeton University) Date: 6 June 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Dr. Jacob Shapiro (Princeton University) as a part of its SMA (General) Speaker Series. Dr. Shapiro first discussed his primary observations about asymmetric conflicts, highlighting that the things we previously thought would […]

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Missile Defenses as Anti-Satellite Weapons

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Missile Defenses as Anti-Satellite Weapons Speaker: Grego, L. (Union of Concerned Scientists) Date: 1 June 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Dr. Laura Grego (Union of Concerned Scientists) as a part of its SMA Space Speaker Series. Dr. Grego first outlined the various types of missile defenses and explained that […]

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