SSP Event: Ukraine, the U.S., and the Future of Air Warfare

Photo: ArmyInform On Tuesday, April 5, Dr. Kelly A. Grieco gave a talk entitled “Ukraine, the US, and the Future of Air Warfare” to the Center for Security Studies (CSS). She provided students with important analytical frameworks for the future of air warfare as well as an answer as to why so many analysts inaccurately … Continue reading SSP Event: Ukraine, the U.S., and the Future of Air Warfare

The Recruiter: Spying and the Lost Art of Intelligence with Douglas London

Douglas London is an adjunct professor at Georgetown University, teaching courses related to national security and intelligence following his 34-year career with the Central Intelligence Agency. London served with the CIA’s Directorate of Operations as a Senior Operations Officer, Chief of Station, and Counterterrorism Chief for South and Southwest Asia. He recently authored “The Recruiter: … Continue reading The Recruiter: Spying and the Lost Art of Intelligence with Douglas London

An Interview with Dr. Stanley: On Mindfulness

What personal experiences drove you into the mindfulness world? It was mainly personal reasons that drove me to this field. I experienced a lot of chronic stress and trauma from very early in my childhood. Then, when I served in the military, I went through challenging military training, two peacekeeping operations in the Balkans, a … Continue reading An Interview with Dr. Stanley: On Mindfulness

Georgetown Event: 2021 Hillary Rodham Clinton Awards

Photo Credit: Georgetown University's Institute for Women, Peace and Security On December 6, 2021, the Georgetown University’s Institute for Women, Peace and Security (GIWPS) held a ceremony to recognize the five recipients of the 2021 Hillary Rodham Clinton Award for Advancing Women in Peace and Security. Ambassador Melanne Verveer, the executive director of GIWPS, began … Continue reading Georgetown Event: 2021 Hillary Rodham Clinton Awards

Global Jihad: A Brief History with Dr. Glenn E. Robinson

On Wednesday, November 10th, the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding (ACMCU) at Georgetown University hosted Dr. Glenn E. Robinson to discuss his new book, Global Jihad: A Brief History. Robinson is a Professor of Defense Analysis at the Naval Postgraduate School, where he has taught classes on the history of political violence … Continue reading Global Jihad: A Brief History with Dr. Glenn E. Robinson

SSP Event: State Fragility, Violent Conflict, and the GFA

U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Alex Hurtado and Gunnery Sgt. Damian Henry, a heavy equipment operator, and the engineer chief with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force - Southern Command, deployed in support of Joint Task Force Matthew, offload supplies for locals affected by Hurricane Matthew at Jeremie, Haiti, Oct. 9, 2016. The Marines delivered bags … Continue reading SSP Event: State Fragility, Violent Conflict, and the GFA

SSP Event: U.S. Intelligence Failures

On Tuesday, October 26th, the Georgetown Center for Security Studies (CSS) welcomed adjunct professor Rohin Sharma to host an event entitled “U.S. Intelligence Failures” as part of the CCS’s fall series, “Security Past and Present.” This event analyzed and connected historical intelligence failures, such as Pearl Harbor and 9/11, with the recent Capitol Hill events. … Continue reading SSP Event: U.S. Intelligence Failures

Building Resilience in the Sahel in an Era of Forced Displacement

Arid soils in Mauritania, 2012. Photo Credit: Pablo Tosco/Oxfam On Thursday, April 8, the Population Institute partnered with the Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program, Maternal Health Initiative, and Africa Program to host an event on the growing regional environmental security risks in the Sahel. During the event entitled “Building Resilience in the Sahel … Continue reading Building Resilience in the Sahel in an Era of Forced Displacement

Naval Warfare Studies Institute: Innovation through Collaboration

Vice Admiral Ann E. Rondeau (Ret.) signing the charter for The Wayne P. Hughes Jr. Naval Warfare Studies Institute (NWSI) on December 11, 2020. Photo Credit: Naval Warfare Studies Institute, Naval Postgraduate School. https://nps.edu/web/nwsi. The Department of Defense is seeking new, innovative ways to maintain a military advantage over its adversaries and perceived threats. On March 10, 2020, … Continue reading Naval Warfare Studies Institute: Innovation through Collaboration

Muslim Militia Working for Inter-faith Peace and Harmony in Indonesia

Photo Credit: Ansor Jabar Online, May 12, 2017 On Wednesday, March 17th, the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at the Walsh School of Foreign Service hosted an event entitled: Muslim Militia Working for Inter-faith Peace and Harmony in Indonesia. The event was moderated by John L. Esposito, Founder of the Alwaleed Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, and included a conversation with Dr. … Continue reading Muslim Militia Working for Inter-faith Peace and Harmony in Indonesia