Adapt or Die: Taking Evolution Seriously for National Security

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Adapt or Die: Taking Evolution Seriously for National Security Speaker: Wilson, D. Date: 28 June 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Dr. David Wilson (SUNY Binghamton) as a part of its SMA General Speaker Series. During this presentation, Dr. Wilson explained how evolutionary theory became gene-centric and why human social […]

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Afghanistan – No Ungoverned Spaces Here

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Afghanistan – No Ungoverned Spaces Here Speaker: Liebl, V. Date: 27 June 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Mr. Vern Liebl (Center for Advanced Operational Culture Learning (CAOCL)) as a part of its SMA CENTCOM (Afghanistan) Speaker Series. Mr. Liebl explained that, in Afghanistan, three resources dictate power in Afghanistan: […]

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Korea Strategic Outcomes: Implications for German-speaking and East-Central Europe (GS-ECE)

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Korea Strategic Outcomes: Implications for German-speaking and East-Central Europe (GS-ECE) Speaker: Dorondo, D. (Western Carolina University) Date: 26 June 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Dr. David Dorondo (Western Carolina University) as a part of its SMA INDOPACOM Speaker Series. Dr. Dorondo provided a brief background of the countries included […]

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MINDSPACE: Cognition in Space Operations

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MINDSPACE: Cognition in Space Operations Speaker: Wright, N. (Intelligent Biology / Georgetown University) Date: 21 June 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Dr. Nicholas Wright (Intelligent Biology / Georgetown University) as a part of its SMA Space Speaker Series. Dr. Wright began by posing a question: “How do we create […]

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Four Scenarios for the Korean Peninsula’s Future

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Four Scenarios for the Korean Peninsula’s Future Speaker: Michishita, N. (National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies [GRIPS]) Date: 20 June 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Prof. Narushige Michishita (National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies [GRIPS]) as a part of its SMA INDOPACOM Speaker Series. During this presentation, Prof. Michishita […]

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US Approach to Stabilization and Application to Afghanistan Strategy

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US Approach to Stabilization and Application to Afghanistan Strategy Speaker: Robinson, L. (RAND) Date: 20 June 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Ms. Linda Robinson (RAND) as a part of its SMA CENTCOM (Afghanistan) Speaker Series. Ms. Robinson focused on her DoD-sponsored RAND study on stabilization entitled “Finding the Right […]

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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

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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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