Potomac Institute for Policy Studies
Tom O'Leary is Named to the Board of Directors
The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies is pleased to announce Tom O'Leary as a new member of the Institute's Board of Directors.
Tom O'Leary is Executive Vice President of the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies and heads the Strategy, Plans and Programs section.
He retired from the Marine Corps in 2001. In July of 2001, he joined the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies as a Senior Research Fellow and was subsequently detailed as an IPA from Potomac Institute to the Department of Navy. While an IPA, he served as the first Program Manager for the Littoral Combat Future Naval Capabilities program, then as the Director, Expeditionary Warfare Operations Technology Division, Office of Naval Research, and finally as Technical Director, Marine Corps Warfighting Lab.
Mr. John C. Johnson Is Named Member of the Board of Regents
The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies (www.potomacinstitute.org) is pleased to announce that Mr. John C. Johnson has been named a Member of the Board of Regents. Mr. Johnson is currently Vice President, General Manager, and Deputy to the President of Electronic Systems of Northrop Grumman Corporation.
Institute Chairman and CEO Michael Swetnam welcomed Mr. Johnson's appointment, noting, "John Johnson in an individual of accomplishment, commitment, and excellence. He had an extremely distinguished Air Force career and followed that with success at the highest levels of leadership in industry. His knowledge of defense systems will help the Institute better understand, support, and develop policy to further this country's security."
Gail Clifford is the newest member of Potomac Institute's Board of Directors. She is currently the Institute's Vice President for Financial Management and the Chief Financial Officer.
Clifford, CPA, MBA, joined the Potomac Institute in 2001 as Chief Financial Officer. She is responsible for all phases of financial and accounting management including: planning, billing, banking relationships, and accounting practices through appraisals of the organization’s financial position and monthly financial and operating reports.
Potomac Institute's Senior Fellow David Kay featured in AFP story on Syria and chemical weapons:
"It seems obvious but it's not easy," Kay, now a senior fellow at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies, told AFP. Syria is believed to have hundreds of tons of chemical agents such as sarin and VX as well as mustard gas.
Potomac Institute hosted Marine Lt. Gen. William Faulkner to discuss how the Marine Corps is resetting its equipment, as the service faces the challenge of downsizing and becoming a lighter and more agile force.
Marine Corps Times
Speaking at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies in April, Lt. Gen. William Faulkner said the reset is a “good news story.” The Corps has reduced the total number of equipment items remaining in Afghanistan by 60 percent in the past 15 months
- The Honorable H. Lee Buchanan, PhD, is named Member of Board of Regents
- Potomac Institute featured in Sunday Business Post article on Boston Marathon bombing
- Refugeeism: Humanitarian and Strategic Challenges
- Equipment Reset: Getting the Marine Corps Down to Fighting Weight
- The Future of Neuroscience and Neurotechnology
- Bold Ideas- David Brin
- Combating Hizballah’s Global Network
- ICTS: Combating Hizballah's Global Network
- Terrorism in North Africa & the Sahel: Global Reach and Implications
- International Cooperation in Combating Terrorism: Review of 2012 and Outlook for 2013
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Editors: Michael Swetnam and Tim Sample
- "Equipment Reset: Getting the Marine Corps Down to Fighting Weight" April 17 April 17, 2013 (15:00 - 16:00)
- ICTS: Combating Hizballah's Global Network April 04, 2013 (12:00 - 14:00)
- Brown Bag Lunch: Featuring CNS Visiting Scholars' Presentations August 09, 2012 (12:00 - 13:00)
- Combating Olympic Terrorism: National and International Lessons July 25, 2012 (12:00 - 14:00)
- Fundamentals of Chinese Information Warfare and Impacts on the Western World May 11, 2012 (12:00 - 14:00)
Equipment Reset: Getting the Marine Corps Down to Fighting Weight, on Wednesday, April 17, 3 - 4 p.m, at Potomac Institute of Policy Studies. Event will be lead by LtGen William M. Faulkner, USMC, Deputy Commandant, Installations and...
Combating Hizballah’s Global Network, Thursday, Apr 4, 12-2
Hosted by Potomac Institute for Policy Studies, Inter-University Center for Terrorism Studies
At the Potomac Institute, 901 N. Stuart St, Ste 200
Inter-University Center for...
Brown-Bag Lunchtime Lecture Series
Thursday, 9. August 2012
2nd Floor Conference Room
CNS Summer Visiting Scholars' Research Lectures
Ilona Brueckmann, Carnegie-Mellon University, PA.
Realities Amongst Myth: Constructs of...
The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies' International Center for Terrorism Studies will host a panel discussion, Combating Olympic Terrorism: National and International Lessons, on Wednesday, July 25, at the Institute. Registration is required. Contact...
The Potomac Institute Cyber Center will host a special program on Fundamentals of Chinese Information Warfare and Impacts on the Western World on Friday, May 11, from 12 noon-2 pm at the Institute, 901 North Stuart Street, Suite 200, Arlington, VA...
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