Geopolitics and the Future of Money: CryptoConcerns

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“Geopolitics and the Future of Money: CryptoConcerns“ Speaker: Nandakumar, G. (USSOCOM Donovan Group) Date: 17 April 2019 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Mr. Girish Nandakumar (USSOCOM Donovan Group) as a part of its SMA General Speaker Series. Mr. Nandakumar framed his discussion of cryptocurriences in the context of the four pillars of the National Security Strategy […]

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Can Nonviolent Responses to Terrorism Provide an Alternative to the Failed War on Terror Paradigm?

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“Can Nonviolent Responses to Terrorism Provide an Alternative to the Failed War on Terror Paradigm?“ Speaker: Jackson, R. (University of Otago, New Zealand) Date: 16 April 2019 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Dr. Richard Jackson (University of Otago, New Zealand) as a part of its SMA General Speaker Series. Dr. Jackson’s presentation highlighted his assessment of whether […]

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Countering Electronic Warfare Undermatch in the European AOR

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“Countering Electronic Warfare Undermatch in the European AOR” Speaker: Elwell, J. (US Army Special Operations Command (USASOC)) Date: 15 April 2019 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by CW4 Jeffrey Elwell (US Army Special Operations Command (USASOC)) as a part of its SMA NDU Speaker Series. CW4 Elwell discussed countering electronic warfare (EW) undermatch in the European […]

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A Good Neighbor of Bad Governance: China’s Energy and Mining Development in Southeast Asia

April 2019 No Comments

“A Good Neighbor of Bad Governance: China’s Energy and Mining Development in Southeast Asia” Speaker: Liao, J. (North Carolina State University) Date: 12 April 2019 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Dr. Jessica Liao (North Carolina State University) as a part of its Future of Global Competition & Conflict Speaker Series. During her presentation, Dr. Liao presented a study of China’s […]

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Adversarial Competition in the 21st Century

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“Adversarial Competition in the 21st Century” Speakers: Bailey, B. (US Air Force); Doran, D. (US Army); Meek, S. (US Army) Date: 10 April 2019 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by LTC David Doran (US Army), LTC Steven Meek (US Army), and Lt Col Bryan Bailey (US Air Force) as a part of […]

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Language Patterns in International Relations

April 2019 No Comments

“Language Patterns in International Relations” Speaker: Windsor, L. (University of Memphis) Date: 9 April 2019 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Dr. Leah Windsor (University of Memphis) as a part of its SMA Minerva Speaker Series. During this presentation, Dr. Windsor discussed how computational discourse analysis can help the Department of Defense and intelligence community […]

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Raising Great Power Operating Costs: Strategic Opportunities in Central Asia – Tajikistan

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“Raising Great Power Operating Costs: Strategic Opportunities in Central Asia – Tajikistan” Speaker: Bidoli, N. (US Army Special Operations Command (USASOC)) Date: 8 April 2019 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by CW4 Nickolas Bidoli (US Army Special Operations Command (USASOC)) as a part of its SMA NDU Speaker Series. CW4 Bidoli began by explaining the shift of […]

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Future Military Intelligence: CONOPS and S&T Investment Roadmap 2035-2050 (The Cognitive War)

April 2019 No Comments

“Future Military Intelligence: CONOPS and S&T Investment Roadmap 2035-2050 (The Cognitive War)“ Speaker: Haugland, E. (US Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM)) Date: 4 April 2019 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Mr. Edward Haugland (US Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM)) as a part of its SMA General Speaker Series. During this presentation, Mr. Haugland reviewed […]

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How to Think About Nuclear Crises

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“How to Think About Nuclear Crises” Speaker: Macdonald, J. (University of Denver) Date: 3 April 2019 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Dr. Julia Macdonald (University of Denver) as a part of its SMA STRATCOM Academic Alliance Speaker Series. Dr. Macdonald began by discussing the increased media coverage of the potential for nuclear crisis, especially amidst rising tensions between North […]

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Russia Is a Rogue, Not a Peer; China Is a Peer, Not a Rogue: Different Challenges, Different Responses

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“Russia Is a Rogue, Not a Peer; China Is a Peer, Not a Rogue: Different Challenges, Different Responses“ Speakers: Shatz, H. (RAND); Dobbins, J. (RAND); Wyne, A. (RAND) Date: 2 April 2019 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Mr. Howard J. Shatz (RAND), Mr. James Dobbins (RAND), and Mr. Ali Wyne (RAND) as a part of its SMA Future of […]

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