A Resilient Cyber Policy for the Indo-Pacific

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Speaker(s): Williams, B. (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory) Date: 21 September 2021 Speaker Session Summary Forthcoming! Speaker Session Recording Also forthcoming! Briefing Materials Williams Biography

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What Just Happened in Afghanistan?

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Speaker(s): Malkasian, C. (CNA); Schroden, J. (CNA) Date: 9 September 2021 Speaker Session Summary SMA hosted a speaker session with Dr. Carter Malkasian (CNA) and Dr. Jonathan Schroden (CNA) as part of its SMA CENTCOM Speaker Session. The Taliban was able to retake Afghanistan because of several factors including: a) grievances against the Afghan Central Government […]

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Did Globalization Go Too Far?

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Speaker(s): Krugman, P. (Distinguished Professor of Economics, Graduate Center of the City University of New York; Columnist, New York Times International Studies (SAIS)) Date: 7 September 2021 Speaker Session Summary SMA hosted a speaker session with Dr. Paul Krugman (Distinguished Professor of Economics, Graduate Center of the City University of New York; Columnist, New York […]

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What is the Real Story of China in Africa?

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Speaker(s): Brautigam, D. (Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)) Date: 8 September 2021 Speaker Session Summary SMA hosted a speaker session with Dr. Deborah Bräutigam (Bernard L. Schwartz Professor of International Political Economy & Director of the SAIS China Africa Research Initiative (CARI), Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)) as part […]

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List of Upcoming SMA Speaker Sessions

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List of Upcoming SMA Speaker Sessions

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National Security in a Digital World

August 2021 No Comments

Speaker(s): Gordon, S. (Former Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence) Date: 31 August 2021 Speaker Session Summary SMA hosted a speaker session with the Honorable Sue Gordon (Former Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence) as part of its SMA INSS/PRISM Speaker Series. The vast amount of current and emerging technologies allows any individual or governing body […]

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The Delicate Balance of Survivability: New Insights from Game Theory on How Missile Defense and Counterforce Impact Strategic Stability and Deterrence

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Speaker(s): Bahney, B. (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory); Soper, B. (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory) Date: 2 September 2021 Speaker Session Summary SMA hosted a speaker session with Mr. Benjamin W. Bahney (Senior Fellow, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory) and Dr. Braden C. Soper (Data Scientist, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory) as part of its SMA STRATCOM Speaker Series.  By […]

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Compendium of Recommendations for Countering Russian and Other State-Sponsored Propaganda

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Speaker(s): Helmus, T. (RAND) Date: 26 August 2021 Speaker Session Summary SMA hosted a speaker session with Dr. Todd C. Helmus (RAND) as part of its SMA EUCOM Speaker Series. Countering Russian propaganda and disinformation campaigns is a complex task which involves many different policy changes from both government and private actors. In this meta-analysis, Dr. […]

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The Uses and Limits of US Leverage in Fragile States

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Speaker(s): Campbell, J. (RAND); Martini, J. (RAND); Toukan, M. (RAND); Watts, S. (RAND) Date: 27 August 2021 Speaker Session Summary SMA hosted a speaker session with Dr. Stephen Watts (RAND), Mr. Jeffrey Martini (RAND), Mr. Jason H. Campbell (RAND), Dr. Mark Toukan (RAND) as part of its SMA General Speaker Series. The research team from RAND […]

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Experimental Red Teaming to Support Integration of Information in Joint Operations

August 2021 No Comments

Author(s): Ackerman, G. (CART); Clifford, D. (CART); Wetzel, A. (CART); LaTourette, J. (CART); Peterson, H. (CART) Publication Preview As part of the modeling and simulation phase of the IIJO effort, the Center for Advanced RedTeaming (CART) worked closely with the ICONS Project at the University of Maryland toemploy two separate yet integrated human simulation approaches […]

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