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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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    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 Hood, Texas, Army base, the…

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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 terrorism…

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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 can do…

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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 al-Qaida, and the potential impact 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 international…

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    Obama Administration National Security Team Changes

    Michael Swetnam talked about President Obama’s expected announcement later in the day of his nominations of Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director Leon Panetta to replace retiring Defense…

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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 Moscow airport…

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    Intelligence Management and Oversight

    Representative Mike Rogers spoke about management and oversight of the intelligence community, as well as the role of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI). Among the topics he…

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    Terrorism Review of 2008 and Outlook for 2009

    A panel discussion was held on the findings of the Potomac Institute annual report on the past, current, and emerging threats of terrorism. Topics included policy changes in the Obama…

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    NATO's Counterterrorism Strategies

    The panel talked about terrorism and counterterrorism in the North Atlantic. Topics included the Russian invasion of Georgia, NATO, and the European Union. They answered questions from the…

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    Security Threats in North Africa

    Michael Swetnam and Nejib Ayachi made opening remarks at an international conference on security challenges and response strategies for the Maghreb and Sahel regions of North Africa. Following their remarks a…

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    U.S. Influence in the Middle East

    Yosef Kuperwasser talked about the influence that the United States has had in the Middle East, the radicalism, terrorism, and proliferation of mass destruction in the Middle East, and what…

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    The Middle East in 2007

    Panelists discussed the challenges and opportunities in 2007 for peace in the Middle East. Topics included the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the conflict between Hezbollah and Israel,…

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    International Efforts to Combat Terrorism

    Potomac Institute for Policy Studies sponsored an event during which, diplomatic officials talked about international efforts to combat global terrorism. They addressed issues including…

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    Suicide Terrorist Attacks

    Policy Analysts talked about the threat posed by terrorists willing to perform suicide attacks. Among the topics they addressed were the potential for suicide attacks on troops in Iraq,…

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    Terrorism: Review and Preview

    Foreign policy experts talked about terrorist threats over the past year and potential threats in 2003. Among the subjects they addressed were the impact of new and changing technologies,…

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    Terrorist Threats

    The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies hosted a forum on Terrorist Threats. Experts talked about threats ranging from biological, chemical, nuclear and cyber-terrorism.

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    Terrorism Threats and the New Millennium

    Panelists discussed the possibility of a wave of terrorism with the arrival of the new millennium, the tactics and strategies that terrorists might use, and the preparations undertaken to…

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    Terrorism: Review of 1999 and Outlook for 2000

    Participants talked to reporters about the future of terrorism. They reflected on previous terrorist attacks, such as the bombing of American embassies. They also spoke about the continued…

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