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  • Potomac Institute Hosts Discussion on NATO
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    NATO Operations

    Nine experts on the North Atlantic Treaty Organization military alliance talked about the results of the most recent conference of leaders of the alliance’s member states, held in July 2016. The…

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  • Discussion on Terrorism
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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 from groups such as…

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  • Discussion on International Efforts to Fight Terrorism
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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 Joseph…

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  • Discussion on Combating Terrorism
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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 discussed…

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  • Policy Experts on the Expansion of ISIL
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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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  • Potomac Institute Looks at Threat of Lone Wolf Terrorism
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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
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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
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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 to mitigate…

    218 views
  • First Anniversary of Osama bin Laden Death
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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
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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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  • Terrorism Review and Outlook
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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
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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
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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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  • Security Threats in North Africa
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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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  • US Influence in the Middle East
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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
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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
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    International Efforts to Combat Terrorism

    Diplomatic officials talked about international efforts to combat global terrorism. Among the issues they addressed were modes on international cooperation, sources of terrorist beliefs,…

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  • Suicide Terrorist Attacks
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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
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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
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    Terrorist Threats

    Experts talked with reporters about terrorist threats ranging from biological, chemical and nuclear terrorism to cyber-terrorism. They answered questions from members of the media.

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