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    Combating Terrorism

    Federal officials, foreign diplomats, and academics took part in a discussion on combating terrorism. They talked about strategies and lessons learned for fighting multiple threats…

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    U.S. Crisis Response in Africa

    Lieutenant Colonel Bradford Carr, the operations officer of the special purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response, Africa Command, shared highlights from his recent deployment in…

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    International Efforts to Fight Terrorism

    The Potomac Institute held a forum on countering terrorist organizations and biological threats. The panel comprised former Homeland Security Security Tom Ridge, former U.S. Senator…

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    Middle East Peace Process

    Middle East scholars and diplomats talked about escalating violence in Jerusalem and what is needed to create stability and lasting peace in the region. This special luncheon seminar on…

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    2015 Terrorism Threat Outlook

    Diplomats, political experts, and military advisers talked about the terrorism threat outlook for 2015. terrorist threats and best practices in countering terrorism. They also…

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    American Leadership and Foreign Policy

    Former Ambassador Paul Bremer delivered a keynote address on America’s position as an influential world power and his views on what the U.S. should be doing to fight…

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    Security Transition in Afghanistan

    Marine Brigadier General Daniel Yoo talked about his experiences while serving served as the commanding general of the Marine Expeditionary Brigade in Afghanistan. General Yoo led…

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    Role of Religion in Combating Terrorism

    Experts and clergy leaders gave presentatiionson the role of religion in combating extremism. Topics addressed included politics versus religion, religion and tolerance, and the…

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    Military Role in Combating Terrorism

    Panelists talked about the role of military forces in combating terrorist organizations around the world. Topics included current threats from *ISIS, the legal basis for authorizing…

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    Islamic State in Iraq and Syria

    Former Defense Department and FBI officials talked about the international community’s concern over the expansion of ISIS.* They also discussed the group’s evolution and why the…

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    Security at Olympic Games

    As the Winter Olympics in Sochi ended, a panel of experts assessed security operations at the games, and discussed lessons learned from Russia’s experience. Topics included…

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    Nature of Domestic Terrorist Threats

    Panelists talked about the growing threat of “lone wolf” domestic terrorist attacks. "Lone wolf" is a term associated with notable attacks such as the shooting at the Fort…

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    International Terrorism

    Ambassadors from the League of Arab States and Mali and the deputy chief of mission at the Embassy of Lithuania talked about security cooperation among countries worldwide in combating…

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    Post-Chavez Latin America

    Latin America experts talked about Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro and his chances for winning the country’s April 2013 presidential election. President Maduro succeeded…

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    Middle East Security Concerns

    Panelists discussed the growing security challenges in the Middle East, including Syria’s civil war, a constitutional crisis in Egypt, Iran’s push for nuclear capability, the…

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    Technology Supply Chain Threats

    Panelists addressed weak links in critical supply chains for computers, computer technology, and computing infrastructure. The focus was on the source of threats, what the government…

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    First Anniversary of Osama bin Laden Death

    To mark the one-year anniversary of killing of al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden in Pakistan by U.S. Navy SEALS, a panel of former military and intelligence officials assessed the state of…

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    Palestinian Statehood

    As the United Nations Security Council formally considered Palestine’s statehood bid, experts discussed the implications of the long-standing conflict with Israel on the U.S. and…

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    Terrorism Review and Outlook

    Ambassadors from Spain and Morocco, and former intelligence professionals and scholars talked about terrorism events that occurred in 2010 as well as the recent 2011 events such as the…

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    Middle East Challenges

    Panelists talked about security challenges in the Middle East and policy recommendations for the United States and the international community. Among the topics they addressed were…

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