The Persuasion Code: How Neuromarketing Can Help You Persuade Anyone, Anywhere, Anytime

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“The Persuasion Code: How Neuromarketing Can Help You Persuade Anyone, Anywhere, Anytime” Speaker: Morin, C. (SalesBrain) Date: 15 November 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Dr. Christophe Morin (SalesBrain) as a part of its SMA General Speaker Series. During his presentation, Dr. Morin discussed how cognitive science can be used […]

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Comparative Analysis of Kim Family Discourse (Speaker Session)

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“Comparative Analysis of Kim Family Discourse” Speaker: Kuznar, L. (NSI, Inc. / Purdue University- Fort Wayne) Date: 14 November 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Dr. Larry Kuznar (NSI, Inc. / Purdue University- Fort Wayne) as a part of its SMA INDOPACOM Speaker Series. For his study, Dr. Kuznar and […]

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Korea Strategic Outcomes

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Korea Strategic Outcomes Authors | Editors: Elder, R. (George Mason University); Levis, A. (George Mason University) Abstract The GMU Korean Peninsula strategic outcomes project sought viable political-military options to achieve U.S. strategic objectives with respect to the Korean Peninsula, and examined whether executing these options will introduce risk to other regional U.S. objectives. Timed Influence […]

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Assessment of Pathways to Regime Collapse in the DPRK

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Assessment of Pathways to Regime Collapse in the DPRK Authors | Editors: Kuznar, L. (NSI, Inc.); Pagano, S. (NSI, Inc.) Introduction and Purpose of Study The collapse of the North Korean economy and disastrous famine of the mid-1990s forced the regime to adapt its centrally-planned economy—most notably by allowing limited and small-scale private entrepreneurship among […]

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Normalizing the US-DPRK Relations: Nuclear Weapons and Political Changes in Pyongyang

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“Normalizing the US-DPRK Relations: Nuclear Weapons and Political Changes in Pyongyang” Speaker: Woo, J. (University of South Florida) Date: 8 November 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Dr. Jongseok Woo (University of South Florida) as a part of its SMA INDOPACOM Speaker Series. Dr. Woo first stated that there are […]

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Putin Can’t Go On Forever, Can He? How Russian Leaders Obtain, Retain, and Lose Power: NSI Podcast 05

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Speaker: Weber, Y. (Daniel Morgan Graduate School) Podcast Preview In NSI’s fifth podcast, Dr. Yuval Weber (Daniel Morgan Graduate School) discusses the leadership paradigm in Russia and how power is practiced by Russian President Vladimir Putin, as well as previous Russian leaders. During the exclusive Q&A portion of the podcast, Dr. Weber further explores Russian […]

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The End of Strategic Stability? Nuclear Weapons and the Challenge of Regional Rivalries

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“The End of Strategic Stability? Nuclear Weapons and the Challenge of Regional Rivalries” Speakers: Rubin, L. (Georgia Institute of Technology); Stulburg, A. (Georgia Institute of Technology) Date: 7 November 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Dr. Adam Stulburg (Georgia Institute of Technology) and Dr. Lawrence Rubin (Georgia Institute of Technology) […]

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Strategic Multilayer Assessment (SMA) of Strategic Outcomes in the Korean Peninsula- Part 1: Key Findings

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Strategic Multilayer Assessment (SMA) of Strategic Outcomes in the Korean Peninsula- Part 1: Key Findings Author | Editor: Astorino-Courtois, A. (NSI, Inc.) Top-Level Findings This paper reports a number of the top-level findings from the Strategic Multilayer Assessment (SMA) Strategic Outcomes in the Korean Peninsula project requested by the Joint Staff J39 and USINDOPACOM. They […]

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Western Pacific Regional Dynamics & North Korean Nuclear Status

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Speakers: Astorino-Courtois, A. & B. Bragg (NSI) Executive Summary Given the current distribution of actor interests, capabilities and resolve (I-R-C), North Korean denuclearization is highly unlikely without significant change in regional interests and conditions. Under current conditions: Neither economic incentives nor threats change the DPRK view of denuclearization –an outcome it can veto. I-R-C analysis […]

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Comparative Analysis of Kim Family Political Discourse

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Comparative Analysis of Kim Family Political Discourse Authors | Editors: Aviles, W. (NSI, Inc.); Kuznar, L. (NSI, Inc.) Executive Summary This study was conducted to address three guiding questions: 1. How does DPRK define its key national interests/regional objectives in Northeast Asia and the Western Pacific? What are seen to be the major threats to […]

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