Past Speakers, Topics, and Videos

Below is a list of the speakers who have presented at previous WACMB Luncheon Lectures.  For information on upcoming Luncheon Lectures, click here.

Videos
DATESPEAKERAFFILIATIONTOPIC
Unknown dateWEBB, JamesNPS, Former Secretary of the Navy
December 6, 2018CLIFFORD, BillPresident and CEO, World Affairs Council of AmericanJapan, America, and the New Nationalism
November 16, 2018BLEEK, Dr. Philipp C.MIIS, Associate ProfessorChemical Weapons and Their Horrible, But Also Hopeful, Past, Present, and Future
October 19, 2018BRUNEAU, Prof. TomNPS, Distinguished Professor EmeritusPatriots for Profit?  America’s Experience with Private Military Contractors
September 28, 2018McFAUL, Prof. MichaelU.S. Ambassador to Russian FederationFrom Cold War to Hot Peach: An American Ambassador in Putin's Russia
August 23, 2018MANESS, RyanNPSCyber Strategy: Russia, Purin and Political Warfare
July 19, 2018IPSON, MichaelInternational BankerXi In Command
June 8, 2018SPRINGBORG, Dr. RobertNPS (ret.) & Italian Institute Of International AffairsThe Demise of the Arab Spring and the Deep State
May 17, 2018OSTOVAR, Prof. AfshonNPSWhy Iran Remains a Challenge for U.S. Foreign Policy
April 20, 2018LANGHOLZ, Dr. JeffMIISA Global Water Crisis? The Future of Water is Closer and Better Than You Think
March 27, 2018HANHAM, MelissaMIIS, James Martin Center for Nonproliferation StudiesNorth Korea’s Weapons of Mass Destruction
February 27, 2018MORGAN, Emeritus Prof. E. PhilipMIISChallenges to South Africa’s Democracy
January 25, 2018RUSSELL, Dr. James A.NPS, Department of National SecurityWorlds Imploding: Politics and Security in the Middle East
December 21, 2017HANSEN, Dr. Jim, SESSuperintendent, U. S. Naval Research Laboratory, MontereyMeteorology, Oceanography, and National Security
November 29, 2017GUELDRY, Prof. MichelMIISToday's Crisis in the European Union: Challenge and Opportunity?
October 26, 2017DERR, Prof. Jennifer L.UC Santa CruzA Revolution No More: The Trajectory of Egyptian Politics Since 2011
September 18, 2017MEIERDING, Prof. EmilyNPSClimate Change and Conflict: Assessing the Risks
August 25, 2017JOHNSON, Prof. Thomas H.NPSThe Taliban and the Future of the Afghan Conflict
July 14, 2017FUKUYAMA PhD, Prof. FrancisFreeman Spogli Institute, Stanford The Global Rise of Populist Nationalism?
June 19, 2017PORCH, Prof. DougNPS, Distinguished Professor EmeritusSustaining Peace in Colombia
May 31, 2017FARR, Honorable SamU.S. House of Representatives (1993 - 2016)Congressional Politics and Foreign Affairs: The Inside Story
April 26, 2017HOUT, Prof. ThomasMIIS, Visiting Professor - Tufts UniversityThe Looming Issues in U.S. - China Trade Relations
March 28, 2017LUCIUS, Dr. CaseyFormer Professor of National Security, Naval War CollegeTests of American Resolve: U.S. National Security Challenges in the Year Ahead
March 7, 2017COBBS, ElizabethProducer and WriterHot Topic: "American Umpire" film and Panel Discussion
March 7, 2017Shelley, JamesDirector and ProducerHot Topic: "American Umpire" film and Panel Discussion
February 17, 2017GINGERAS, Prof. RyanNPS, Assoc. Prof. National Security Affairs Turkey on the Brink: Assessing the Uncertainties of the Erdogan Era
January 24, 2017DARNTON, Prof. ChristopherNPS, Assoc. Prof. National Security Affairs Ideology, Institutions, and Instability in Contemporary Latin America
December 16, 2016CHORIN, Dr. EthanCEO Perim AssociatesThe United States and Libya in the Age of ISIS
November 16, 2016GLOSNY, Prof. MichaelNPSChina's Rising Power: The South China Sea
October 18, 2016ARQUILLA, Prof. JohnNPSForeign Policy and the Presidential Election: A Nonpartisan Assessment
September 23, 2016PICK, COL. Danial "Dino"Deputy City Manager, MontereyAmerica's Foreign Language Deficit: A National Security Crisis?
August 25, 2016GREGG, Prof. HeatherNPSThe Eveolution of ISIS: The State, the Transnational Terrorist Threat, and Lone Wolves
July 18, 2016HAWKE, Prof. FrankStanford UniversityChina's New Political Economy
June 20, 2016VARNUM, Prof. JessicaMIISBridge to Nowhere? Turkey and the West after the Arab Spring
May 20, 2016ROGOWSKY PhD, Prof. RobertMIISThe Trans - Pacific Partnership (TPP)
April 25, 2016FREEMAN, MichaelNPSTerrorist Financing: Past, Present and Future
March 21, 2016COHEN, AvnerMIISNuclear Weapons Proliferation in the Middle East: How Big a Threat
February 18, 2016STONER, KathrynStanford UniversityThe Domestic Sources of Russia's Return to Global Affairs
January 21, 2016FRANK, PeterNPSDoes Europe Have a Future
December 18, 2015SNEIDER, DanielStanford UniversityDivided Memories: How Wartime History Continues to Bedevil Northeast Asia
November 16, 2015HEBERGER, MatthewPacific InstituteDealing with Drought: What CA Can learn from Other Water - Scarce Countries
October 22, 2015ARQUILLA, JohnNPSHow to Think About Cyber Security
September 25, 2015ARROCHA, WilliamMIISThe Global Migration Crisis
August 17, 2015GAUSE, GregoryTexas A&M UniversityThe Middle East Cold War
July 30, 2015HUNTLEY, WadeNPSThe United States and Iran: Interpreting the Nuclear Negotiations
June 17, 2015SLAYTON, DavidStanford UniversityThe Arctic: Challenges and Opportunities in Security, Energy, and GeoPolitics
May 22, 2015DAYTON - JOHNSON, JeffMIISBrazil’s Economic Future
April 24, 2015ANDERSON, Prof. DavidCSUMB & NPSThe Fortieth Anniversary of the Fall of Saigon: Disputed Memory
March 31, 2015SHOWE, JonathanAuthorThe United States and Cuba: Obstacles and Opportunities for Change
February 27, 2015FUKUYAMA, Dr. FrancisStanford UniversityPolitical Order and Political Decay
January 28, 2015HOUT, ThomasMIISProtest in Hong Kong: Does It Matter?
December 15, 2014ROBINSON, GlennNPSA Kurdish State: An Idea Whose Time Has Come?
November 17, 2014CLARKE, Prof. DuncanAmerican UniversityContemporary American Foreign Policy: Contending Perspectives
October 24, 2014Film Screening, Panel Discussion, ReceptionMIIS Irvine AuditoriumHot Topic: Combating Human Trafficking
September 30, 2014NESHEIWAT, Dr. JuliaNPSThe New GeoPolitics of Energy: Challenges and Opportunities
August 25, 2014HAFEZ, MohammedNPSISIS and the Future of Iraq
July 22, 2014O'SULLIVAN, ChristopherUSFToday’s U.S. Policy in the Middle East: Can We Learn from FDR?
June 27, 2014JOSHI, SharadMIISIndia's General Election 2014: The Biggest Ever Democratic Exercise
May 19, 2014TWOMEY, ChristopherNPSChinese Foreign Policy
April 30, 2014YERXA, RufusNPSUS Trade Policy in a Globalizing Age
March 28, 2014GINGERAS, Prof. RyanNPSTurkey’s Crisis of Leadership: Tayyip Erdogan in Both a Contemporary and Historical Light
February 19, 2014DAYTON - JOHNSON, JeffMIISThe Developing World’s Middle Class
January 30, 2014PIOMBO, Prof. JessicaNPSSouth Africa After Mandela
December 16, 2013CALKINS, RoyalMonterey HeraldCovering World News in a Community Newspaper
November 20, 2013GREGG, HeatherNPSConflict within the Islamic World
October 29, 2013ABENHEIM, DonaldNPSGermany’s Role in a Shifting Europe
September 25, 2013JOHNSON, ThomasNPSAfghanistan Endgame
August 21, 2013SPRINGBORG, Prof. RobertNPSEgypt Against Itself: Officers, Islamists, and “Liberals” in an Unstable Menage a Trois
July 17, 2013MORGAN, PhilipMIISChina in Africa
June 24, 2013HAHN, GordonCSIS, MIISFrom Chechnya to the Boston Bombings: The Caucasus Emirate Mujahedin
May 24, 2013GUZMAN, AndrewUC - BerkeleyOverheated: The Human Cost of Climate Change
April 22, 2013WOLFSTHAL, JonMIISEvolving Nuclear Threats from North Korea and Iran
March 15, 2013CHAN, MelissaKnight Fellows Panel DiscussionChallenges Journalists Face Getting a Story in a Troubled World
March 15, 2013SEMAAN, Mariam Knight Fellows Panel DiscussionChallenges Journalists Face Getting a Story in a Troubled World
March 15, 2013WESTERVELT, EricKnight Fellows Panel DiscussionChallenges Journalists Face Getting a Story in a Troubled World
February 18, 2013IPSON, MichaelInternat’l Finance CorporationChina’s New Leadership: Who Are They and What’s on Their Agenda?
January 18, 2013DAHL, ErikNPS Are We Safer Today? The State of America’s Homeland Security
December 12, 2012FARRELL, TerrenceSpanish GuitaristHoliday Dinner
November 15, 2012DENNING, DorothyDLICyberSecurity: Are we Headed Towards a Cyber Pearl Harbor or 9 - 11?
October 26, 2012ARQUILLA, JohnNPSCampaign 2012: A Voter’s Guide to Foreign Policy and Security Issues
September 17, 2012SCHMIERER, RichardState DepartmentMiddle East in Crisis
August 22, 2012POLLINS, BrianOhio State UniversityThe Euro Crisis: Origins and Prospects
July 16, 2012LEACH, JerryWAC National OfficeWhere is the Egyptian Revolution Going?
June 20, 2012VASSILIEVA, Anna BorisovnaMIISPolitician and Economic Trends in Russia
May 14, 2012BOWERS, DanielDLIOn the Ground in Afghanistan
May 14, 2012HARVEY, SimeonDLIOn the Ground in Afghanistan
May 14, 2012McCROY, MatthewDLIOn the Ground in Afghanistan
April 5, 2012MAIOR, George CristianRomanian Intelligence ServiceRomania Today: A New Security Partnership for the US in Europe
March 16, 2012BOUZA, TeresaKnight Fellows Panel DiscussionInternational Perspective on the American Race for President
March 16, 2012FANTAYE, GirmaKnight Fellows Panel DiscussionInternational Perspective on the American Race for President
March 16, 2012McKAY, EmadKnight Fellows Panel DiscussionInternational Perspective on the American Race for President
March 16, 2012WILLIAMS, MartynKnight Fellows Panel DiscussionInternational Perspective on the American Race for President
February 29, 2012PORTER, WayneNPSRethinking US Foreign Policy
January 27, 2012STEINBERG, DavidGeorgetown UniversityHow Promising Burma’s New Developments?
December 15, 2011PADDOCK, BobDLITunisia and the Origins of the Arab Spring
November 29, 2011HARRISON, DianneCSUMBHigher Education Challenges in the Middle East
October 28, 2011NIETO, Prof. RodrigoNPSWhich Way Mexico?
September 26, 2011DAVIDSON, ErikWells Fargo Private BankThe Japanese Economy: Where Is It? Where Is It Going? Will the United States Follow the Same Path?
August 17, 2011CRETZ, Amb. GeneState DepartmentInside Libya
July 26, 2011SPRINGBORG, Prof. RobertNPSPost - Mubarak Egypt and Its Challenges for US Policy
June 28, 2011KLINE, JeffreyNPSPiracy and Global Maritime Security
May 25, 2011PHILLIPS, JohnNPSHeavy Lifting in Space: Building the International Space Station
April 27, 2011PICK, Danial (Dino)DLIWhither the Middle East Revolutionary Wave
March 10, 2011DUFF - BROWN, BethKnight Fellows Panel DiscussionWikiLeaks and Beyond—The Impact of Transparency on Newsgathering and International Relations
March 10, 2011GHAZI, SaharKnight Fellows Panel DiscussionWikiLeaks and Beyond—The Impact of Transparency on Newsgathering and International Relations
March 10, 2011HIRSCH, "Paddy"Knight Fellows Panel DiscussionWikiLeaks and Beyond—The Impact of Transparency on Newsgathering and International Relations
March 10, 2011VAZQUEZ, KatKnight Fellows Panel DiscussionWikiLeaks and Beyond—The Impact of Transparency on Newsgathering and International Relations
February 18, 2011IPSON, MichaelInternat’l Finance CorporationInside the Chinese Economic Juggernaut
January 31, 2011POTTER, Dr. William C.MIIS, Founder and Director of the Center for Nonproliferation StudiesNuclear Dangers on the Horizon: What Is To Be Done?
December 16, 2010CORONA, Carlos - FelixGovernment of MexicoAn Evening with the Consul General of Mexico in SF
November 16, 2010KADHIM, Prof. AbbasNPSYou Vote, We Decide: Iraq’s March Elections and the Ensuing Political Process
October 22, 2010ARQUILLA, Prof. JohnNPSTalking with the Enemy in Afghanistan
September 29, 2010DAHL, ErikNPSIntelligence Reform and Reorganization: Is it Making Us Sager Today?
August 24, 2010SIEGEL, ScottNPSThe Euro is Falling! The Euro is Falling! Chicken Souvlaki and the European Financial Crisis
July 16, 2010LEAVITT, SandraNPSPolitical Crisis in Thailand
June 30, 2010SHOWE, JonathanAuthorCuba Rising
May 25, 2010KUWAYAMA, TeruKnight FellowAlternate Realities: A Journey Through Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Kashmir
April 26, 2010FINGAR, ThomasUS State DepartmentChina on the World State
March 31, 2010KARDAM, NuketMIISWomen in Islam: Debate and Reform in the Muslim World
February 25, 2010CUELLAR, AlfonsoKnight Fellows Panel DiscussionTweets, Texts, and Posts: The Wild Frontier of Social and Online Media Around the World
February 25, 2010FAN, MaureenKnight Fellows Panel DiscussionTweets, Texts, and Posts: The Wild Frontier of Social and Online Media Around the World
February 25, 2010KUWAYAMA, TeruKnight Fellows Panel DiscussionTweets, Texts, and Posts: The Wild Frontier of Social and Online Media Around the World
February 25, 2010RADU, PaulKnight Fellows Panel DiscussionTweets, Texts, and Posts: The Wild Frontier of Social and Online Media Around the World
January 14, 2010SEPP, Kalev INPS, Senior Lecturer in Defense AnalysisWhat Next in North Korea?
December 15, 2009ESFANDIARI, HalehWoodrow Wilson CenterAn Evening with Haleh Esfandiari
November 18, 2009HAFEZ, MohammedNPSIslamic Militancy in North Africa
October 27, 2009CROCKER, RyanState DepartmentLessons from a Long War: The US and the Broader Middle East
September 18, 2009MORGAN, PhilipMIISTaking Stock: What are the Prospects for Stability and Development in Africa?
August 27, 2009PICK, Danial (Dino)DLIAfghanistan Update
July 31, 2009SPRINGBORG, Prof. RobertNPSEgypt in the 21 st Century
June 16, 2009RAMASWAMY, SunderMIISGlobal Economic Issues
May 20, 2009RUEHSEN, MoyaraMIISMoney Laundering and Terrorist Financing in the Middle East
April 29, 2009PORCH, DougNPSColombia: back From the Brink 4/29/09
March 6, 2009BUNSHA, DionneKnight FellowThe World Financial Crisis
March 6, 2009DORIA, PedroKnight FellowThe World financial Crisis
March 6, 2009HERMAN, BurtKnight FellowThe World Financial Crisis
March 6, 2009SMITH, GeriKnight FellowThe World Financial Crisis
February 19, 2009BAER, RobertWriterThe Devil We Know—Dealing with the New Iranian Superpower
January 27, 2009CHANNELL, Ralph NormanNPSRussia Returns to the World Scene
December 12, 2008HIEBERT, FredrikNational GeographicAfghanistan: The Amazing Story of the National Museum, Kabul, and Its Treasures
November 24, 2008MOLTZ, Dr ClayNPSArming the Heavens?
October 27, 2008HERBERG, MikkalPacific Council on International Policy
September 29, 2008ARQUILLA, Prof. JohnNPSCampaign 2008: A Voter’s Guide to Foreign Policy and Security Issues
August 26, 2008SANDUSKY, Sue AnnDLIThe Defense Language Institute’s Response to War on Terror
July 25, 2008SIV, SichanFormer U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Economic and Social CouncilGolden Bones: An Extraordinary Journey from Hell in Cambodia to a New Life in America
June 24, 2008KADHIM, AbbasNPSInside Iraq: Domestic Politics and the Prospect for Nation Building
May 22, 2008LYON, DavidState Department (retired)From Whales, Missionaries, and Gunboats to the Global War on Terrorism: America and the Pacific Islands from the 1840s to Today
April 25, 2008ROBINSON, GlennNPSUS Policy in Palestine: Failure to Follow the Script in Hand
March 8, 2008DUDLEY, StevenKnight FellowImpacts of Globalization Where I Live and Work
March 8, 2008PERRETT, JanineKnight FellowImpacts of Globalization Where I Live and Work
March 8, 2008SCHULTZ, SusannaKnight FellowImpacts of Globalization Where I Live and Work
March 8, 2008YOUNG, RickKnight FellowImpacts of Globalization Where I Live and Work
February 21, 2008HAN, DongmanEmbassy of KoreaThe Future of the Korean Peninsula (with Jack Pritchard and Andrew Ou)
February 21, 2008OU, AndrewU.S. Department of StateThe Future of the Korean Peninsula (with Dongman Han and Jack Pritchard)
February 21, 2008PRITCHARD, Charles (Jack)Korea Economic InstituteThe Future of the Korean Peninsula (with Dongman Han and Andrew Ou))
January 31, 2008MANN, JamesJohns Hopkins UniversityAmerican Policy Towards China
December 11, 2007MINETA, NormHill and KnowltonInternational Transportation in Crisis: Keeping the Global Supply Chan Moving
November 28, 2007WALES, JaneWAC - San FranciscoDarfur, Chad, and the Responsibility to Protect
October 24, 2007CHANDRASEKARAN, RajivThe Washington PostImperial Life in the Emerald City: Inside Iraq’s Green Zone
September 25, 2007BAYLOUNY, Prof. AnneNPSLebanon: Current Crisis, Old Problems
August 29, 2007ROBINSON, GlennNPSWhy Gaza Matters
July 25, 2007BUTLER, PhillipFormer POW - VietnamTerror Detainees: The US Debate
June 26, 2007PIOMBO, Prof. JessicaNPSElections in Nigeria: Democratic Development or Decline?
May 16, 2007JOHNSON, ThomasNPSPakistan and the War on Terror: Running with the Hare and Hunting with the Hounds
April 12, 2007ZIELENZIGER, MichaelUC - BerkeleyWhat Happened to Tokyo? Understanding the Simmering Discontent of Modern Japan
March 27, 2007SHORE, ZacharyNPSBreeding Bin Ladens: America, Islam, and the Future of Europe
March 3, 2007AKHVLEDIANI, MargaritaKnight Fellow - Inst. For War and Peace, Tbilisi, GeorgiaDangerous Assignments: What Journalists do to Bring You a Story
March 3, 2007ALI, ImitiazKnight Fellow - BBC PakistanDangerous Assignments: What Journalists do to Bring You a Story
March 3, 2007McBRIDE, PeterKnight Fellow - Freelance PhotographerDangerous Assignments: What Journalists do to Bring You a Story
March 3, 2007SANCHEZ, Patricia MercadoKnight Fellow - Editor, El EconomistaDangerous Assignments: What journalists Do to Bring You a Story
March 3, 2007SCHMIDT, EricKnight Fellow - New York TimesDangerous Assignments: What Journalists Do to Bring You a Story
January 22, 2007TAYLOR, John BStanford UniversityGlobal Financial Warriors: The Untold Story of International Finance in the Post 9/11 World
December 14, 2006KEZIRIAN, RichardMPCInsights into Great Leadership
November 9, 2006CHHIBBER, PradeepUC - BerkeleyRising India: Democratic Politics and Economic Growth
October 18, 2006SEPP, Kalev INPSThe Next War in Iraq
September 21, 2006ROTHSTEIN, Hy S.NPSAfghanistan and Unconventional Warfare
August 17, 2006DITTMER, LowellUC - BerkeleyA Rising China: Will It Be Peaceful?
July 17, 2006HASSOUNA, HusseinLeague of Arab StatesCurrent Challenges Facing the Arab World
June 22, 2006YU, ClaraMIISInternational Education in the 21 st Century
May 30, 2006TRINKUNAS, HaroldNPSUnderstanding Venezuela’s New “Bolivarian” Foreign Policy: Implications for the United States and Latin America
April 10, 2006STEINBERG, DavidGeorgetown UniversityBurma: The State of Myanmar
March 11, 2006AU, AllenKnight FellowPress Freedom Around the World
March 11, 2006DOMOSLAWSKI, ArturKnight FellowPress Freedom Around the World
March 11, 2006ESPINA - VARONA, IndayKnight FellowPress Freedom Around the World
March 11, 2006PRADHAN, SumanKnight FellowPress Freedom Around the World
March 11, 2006TURNER, MartinKnight FellowPress freedom Around the World
February 21, 2006STEDMAN, StevenStanford UniversityThe United nations: Prospects for Reform (2/21/06)
January 24, 2006ARQUILLA, JohnNPSThe Web, The Net, and the War on Terror
December 19, 2005BRODER, DavidThe Washington PostWhere Have All the Leaders Gone?
November 15, 2005GOLD, Dr. ThomasUC - BerkeleyManaging the US - Taiwan - China Relationship
October 17, 2005World Quest Game Introducing WorldQuest, The Popular International Quiz Game
September 27, 2005MANSAGER, Col. TuckerDLI CommandantUS - Afghan - Pakistani Cooperation
August 16, 2005NASR, Dr. ValiNPSImplications of Recent Developments in Iran
July 18, 2005AJAK, BenjaminAuthorThe Human Face of Turmoil in Sudan, Spoke along with Alepho Deng
July 18, 2005DENG, AlephoAuthorThe human Face of Turmoil in Sudan, Spoke along with Benjamin Ajak
June 9, 2005CAMPBELL, LeslieNational Democratic InstituteProspects for Democracy in the Middle East, Spoke along with Judy Van Rest
June 9, 2005VAN REST, JudyInternational Republican InstituteProspects for Democracy in the Middle East, Spoke along with Leslie Campbell
May 10, 2005GUTTIERI, Dr. KarenNPSSingleton Scholarship Dinner: Stability Operations in Afghanistan and Iraq
April 22, 2005BEREUTER, Hon. DouglasAsia FoundationCongress and the Making of American Foreign Policy
March 28, 2005KIPPER, Dr. JudithCouncil on Foreign RelationsThe United States and Saudi Arabia
March 12, 2005DADA, CarlosKnight FellowGlobalization Reassessed
March 12, 2005FERRISS, SusanKnight FellowGlobalization Reassessed
March 12, 2005JETER, JohnKnight FellowGlobalization Reassessed
March 12, 2005WEIHUA, ChenKnight FellowGlobalization Reassessed
February 22, 2005SANDS, AmyMIISWeapons of Mass Destruction: What Lies Ahead?
January 18, 2005ROBINSON, Prof. GlennNPSThe Palestinians in Post - Arafat Middle East
December 10, 2004FINGAR, Hon. ThomasUS State DepartmentThe 9/11 Commission and Intelligence Reform
November 9, 2004EMMERSON, DonaldStanford UniversityIndonesia 2004: The Year of Voting Peacefully
October 28, 2004LEACH, JerryWAC National OfficeTurkey: An illiberal Democracy
September 28, 2004GUELDRY, MichelMIISAn Update of Recent Developments in the European Union
August 5, 2004DIAMOND, Dr. LarryStanford UniversityProspects for Democracy and Stability in Iraq
July 23, 2004BEININ, Prof. JoelStanford UniversityIs There a Viable Roadmap to Israeli - Palestinian Peace?
June 7, 2004EIKENBERRY, Major General KarlUS ArmyBuilding Security in Afghanistan
May 13, 2004WEINER, EricNPRSingleton Dinner: An Evening with Eric Weiner of National Public Radio: The Global Clash Between Modern and Ancient Societies
April 17, 2004ABBAS, AsmatKnight FellowForeign Perspectives on the US Role as Superpower
April 17, 2004GONZALEZ, PabloKnight FellowForeign Perspectives on the US Role as Super Power
April 17, 2004GUISSANI, BrunoKnight FellowForeign Perspectives on the US Role as Superpower
April 17, 2004KANDA, YukiKnight FellowForeign Perspectives on the US Role as Superpower
April 17, 2004MAKELAINEN, MikaKnight FellowForeign Perspectives on the US Role as Superpower
April 17, 2004PARK, Yong ChanKnight FellowForeign Perspectives on the US Role as Superpower
March 22, 2004VASSILIEVA, Anna BorisovnaMIISThe United States and Russia
February 25, 2004OBERDORFER, DonJohn Hopkins UniversityThe Korea Crisis
January 13, 2004LAMPTON, DavidJohn Hopkins UniversityThe Stealth Normalization of US - China Relations Since 9/11
December 11, 2003PANETTA, Hon. LeonPanetta InstituteAnnual Holiday Dinner: U. S. Foreign Policy in the 21st Century - World Leader or Empire?
November 20, 2003SIMONE, Col. Michael R. DLIWhat is Ahead for US - Russian Military Cooperation?
October 23, 2003FEELY, Col. John NPSThe Challenges of Nation - Building: Kosovo to Iraq
August 20, 2003REYNOLDS, PeterE. D., Institute For Emergency Mental Health ServicesHow Goes it With Al - Qaeda Around the World?
July 24, 2003AKAHA, TsuneoMIISThe Korean Peninsula
June 27, 2003LAMB, DavidJournalist - L.A. Times Washington BureauPresident's Luncheon: Vietnam, Now: A Reporter Returns
May 20, 2003ADAMS, JamesSenior Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Wash., D. C.Singleton Dinner: Smoke and Mirrors - The World of International Intelligence
April 22, 2003FARHAT - HOLZMAN, Dr. LainaWACMB BoardMilitant Religion Around the World
March 15, 2003Five Foreign JournalistsKnight Fellows Panel DiscussionForeign Perspectives on the War on Terrorism
February 20, 2003WOOD, Dr. GlynnMIISIndia and Pakistan: Fight or Negotiate?
January 22, 2003COBB, Jr., Lt. Col. James L. DLIThe Land Grab in Zimbabwe and Other East Africa Issues
December 10, 2002MORGAN, Dr. MariaNPS and Earlham College, IndianaIssues Confronting China: The Economy, Ecology, and Liberation
October 24, 2002EMMERSON, Prof. Donald K. Stanford University - Senior FellowThe Future of the Other Muslim World: Southeast Asia
September 26, 2002BODINE, Ambassador Barbara K. U.S. Ambassador to YemenAn Ambassador in Rough Neighborhoods: Counterterrorism and U. S. Policy
August 8, 2002LAWSON, FredWACMB Board Past PresidentWest Africa - A Region in Meltdown?
July 16, 2002SKINNER, ElizabethNPSNepal - What Happened to Shangri - La?
June 18, 2002FRANCONA, Lt. Col (ret.) RickU. S. Army (ret.)Drinking the Kool - Aid: A Perspective on Recent U.S. - Iraqi Relations
May 9, 2002SMITH, Dr. PeterCSUMB PresidentInternational Relations and Diversity in Education
April 16, 2002FARHAT - HOLZMAN, Dr. LainaWACMB BoardAre We Overselling Democracy Around the World?
March 9, 2002Eight Journalists Knight Fellows Panel DiscussionForeign Perceptions of the 'War on Terrorism'
February 11, 2002LAPIDUS, Dr. GailStanford University Senior FellowRussia In a New Relationship: Russia in the Wake of September 11th
January 17, 2002TAYLOR, Dr. PhilipWACMB BoardColumbia: Hot Spot fopr U.S. Policy?
December 10, 2001AKAHA, Dr. Tsuneo MIISHoliday Dinner and WAC 50th Birthday Party: A Time of Transition for Japan: Can They Do It?
November 18, 2001ARROCHA, Dr. William MIIS; Attorney - International Court of Justice in the Hague; Professor EmeritusRoundtable Discussion: How Goes Democracy Around the World? International Organizations and Institutions
November 18, 2001JOHNSTON, Dr. Bruce F. MIIS; Attorney - International Court of Justice in the Hague; Professor EmeritusRoundtable Discussion: How Goes Democracy Around the World? International Organizations and Institutions
November 18, 2001SMALL, Warren E.MIIS; Attorney - International Court of Justice in the Hague; Professor EmeritusRoundtable Discussion: How Goes Democracy Around the World? International Organizations and Institutions
October 16, 2001McCULLOCH, WilliamLawyer and International Development ConsultantAfghanistan: Poster Child for Disaster
September 20, 2001SMESTAD, Dr. Greg P. MIISDo We Need a Global Energy Policy?
August 22, 2001MORGAN, Dr. E. PhilipMIIS Dean GSIPSCan South Africa Make Democracy Work?
July 23, 2001BECHTOLD, Dr. PeterU.S. State DepartmentWhat is Really Happening in Sudan?
July 15, 2001ARROCHA, WilliamRound Table Discussion: MIIS, Philippines Diplomat, Former WAC President. Roundtable Discussion: How Goes Democracy Around the World? Mexico, the Philippines, and Nigeria
July 15, 2001FISHER, Dr. GlennRound Table Discussion: MIIS, Philippines Diplomat, Former WAC President. Roundtable Discussion: How Goes Democracy Around the World? Mexico, the Philippines, and Nigeria
July 15, 2001LAWSON, FredRound Table Discussion: MIIS, Philippines Diplomat, Former WAC President. Roundtable Discussion: How Goes Democracy Around the World? Mexico, the Philippines, and Nigeria
June 15, 2001RICE, Commandant, Col Kevin M.DLIThe Many Faces of China
May 10, 2001ELLISON, Admiral DavidSuperintendent, NPSSingleton Scholarships Presidents Dinner: From Basket Case to Bulwark: Transforming Bosnia
April 12, 2001SIMONS JR., Ambassador Thomas W.Stanford UniversityPakistan: Incubator for Central Asian Conflicts. A Danger to Whom?
March 15, 2001LAPIDUS, Dr. GailSenior Fellow - StanfordTurmoil in Central Asia: The Old Silk Route
February 16, 2001MICHILAK, Dr. LarryUC Berkeley Institute for Middle Eastern StudiesNorth Africa: Guns, Butter, and Democracy?
January 21, 2001CUTTER, NatelaRound Table Discussion: WACMB Board, Radio Talk Show Host, DLI and MIISHow Goes Democracy Around the World? A Roundtable Discussion
January 21, 2001MORGAN, E. PhilipRound Table Discussion: WACMB Board, Radio Talk Show Host, DLI and MIISHow Goes Democracy Around the World? A Roundtable Discussion
January 21, 2001TAYLOR, PhilipRound Table Discussion: WACMB Board, Radio Talk Show Host, DLI and MIISHow Goes Democracy Around the World? A Roundtable Discussion
January 21, 2001VATOMSKY, CyrilRound Table Discussion: WACMB Board, Radio Talk Show Host, DLI and MIISHow Goes Democracy Around the World? A Roundtable Discussion
December 8, 2000VELIOTES, Ambassador NicholasMiddle East Institute, Council on Foreign RelationsThe New White House - Foreign Policy Priorities
November 9, 2000MALHOTRA, Dr. AshokProf. Philosophy, State U. of NY, OneontaSingleton Scholarship Dinner: The Two Indias: The Literacy Gap - An Urgent Race for Survival
October 12, 2000MONNING, William W. MIISMexico After the Landmark Election: Miracles and Old Baggage
September 16, 2000FARHAT - HOLZMAN, Laina; WACMB MembersHow Goes Democracy Around the World? A Roundtable Discussion
September 16, 2000LAWSON, FredWACMB MembersHow Goes Democracy Around the World? A Roundtable Discussion
September 16, 2000O'ROURKE, Maj. Patrick C.WACMB MembersHow Goes Democracy Around the World? A Roundtable Discussion
September 16, 2000PATTERSON, Stan (Moderator)WACMB MembersHow Goes Democracy Around the World? A Roundtable Discussion
September 16, 2000WOOD, GlynnWACMB MembersHow Goes Democracy Around the World? A Roundtable Discussion
July 13, 2000GRINEVSKY, Ambassador OlegDiplomat - in - Residence, MIISThe U. S., Russia, and the Missle Defense Issue
June 9, 2000POLSBY, Dr. NelsonUC BerkeleyThe Administration of Foreign Policy
May 11, 2000BECHTOLD, Dr. PeterForeign Service Institute VAMiddle East Overview
April 8, 2000BLACK, Dr. Janet KnippersMIIS and Monterey Aditi FoundationKnight Fellows Weekend: Discussion all day; Dinner with Live Dancing, Music and Poetry
April 8, 2000DANZA ADITI MIIS and Monterey Aditi FoundationKnight Fellows Weekend: Discussion all day; Dinner with Live Dancing, Music and Poetry
February 17, 2000OKSENBERG, Dr. MichelAsian/Pacific Research Center - StanfordHow Goes Our Relationship with China?
January 12, 2000DORMAN, William A.Cal State University, SacramentoPictures in our Heads: The Media and U. S. Foreign Policy
December 11, 1999EL GUINDI, Dr. FadwaUSCVeiled Men, Private Women: A Journey into Arab Culture and Islamic Text
November 23, 1999LEHMAN II, Dr. Ronald F.Lawrence Livermore National LabPreventive Diplomacy: Will This Work for North Korea?
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