CENTCOM Perspectives in Afghanistan and Southwest Asia

June 2018 No Comments

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

June 2018 No Comments

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

June 2018 No Comments

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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Insights into Kim Jong-un’s Cognition Based on His Public Speeches

May 2018 No Comments

Insights into Kim Jong-un’s Cognition Based on His Public Speeches Speakers: Kuznar, L. (NSI / Indiana University– Purdue University– Fort Wayne); Suedfeld, P. (University of British Columbia); Wright, N. (Intelligent Biology / Georgetown University) Date: 31 May 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Dr. Larry Kuznar (NSI / Indiana University […]

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Cyber and Cross-Domain Deterrence

May 2018 No Comments

Cyber and Cross-Domain Deterrence Speaker: Schneider, J. (US Naval War College) Date: 23 May 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Dr. Jacqueline Schneider (US Naval War College) as a part of its SMA STRATCOM Academic Alliance Speaker Series. Dr. Schneider began the session by discussing both sides of the argument […]

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Regional Perspectives on North Korean Scenarios

May 2018 No Comments

Regional Perspectives on North Korean Scenarios Speakers: Hoare, J. (Chatham House; SOAS Centre of Korean Studies); Nilsson-Wright, J. (Cambridge University); Tsang, S. (SOAS China Institute); Wright, N. (Intelligent Biology; Georgetown University) Date: 22 May 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a panel discussion as a part of its SMA PACOM Speaker Series. The panelists for […]

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SMA Space Panel- UK Perspectives

May 2018 No Comments

SMA Space Panel- UK Perspectives Speakers: Bowen, B. (University of Leicester); Hilborne, M. (King’s College, London); Wright, N. (Intelligent Biology; Georgetown University) Date: 17 May 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a panel discussion as a part of its SMA Space Speaker Series. The panelists for this session included Dr. Bleddyn Bowen (University of Leicester), […]

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The Clash of Sectors: Why Public Private Partnerships Can Reduce ‘Coerced Cooperation’ in Commercial-Government Joint Ventures

May 2018 No Comments

The Clash of Sectors: Why Public Private Partnerships Can Reduce ‘Coerced Cooperation’ in Commercial-Government Joint Ventures Authors | Editors: Aviles, W. (NSI, Inc.); Stevenson, J. (NSI, Inc.) Abstract Many experts believe that one of the best investments to expand opportunities for United States’ multi-and cross-domain dominance lies in the successful joint investment of the United […]

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SMA CENTCOM (Afghanistan) Reach Back Panel Discussion

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SMA CENTCOM (Afghanistan) Reach Back Panel Discussion Speakers: Arquilla, J. (Naval Postgraduate School [NPS]); Barfield, T. (Boston University); Rothstein, H. (NPS); Whiteside, C. (NPS) Date: 16 May 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a panel discussion focusing on the most recent round of CENTCOM Reach Back questions as a part of its SMA CENTCOM (Afghanistan) […]

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