ICTS Events

  • "International Cooperation in Combating Terrorism: Review of 2016 and Outlook for 2017"

    INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR TERRORISM STUDIES AT POTOMAC INSTITUTE FOR POLICY STUDIES   February 23, 2017 The 19th Annual Event "International Cooperation in Combating Terrorism: Review of 2016 and Outlook for 2017" The year 2016 represents one of the most troubling security challenges since 9/11. The human, political, economic, and strategic global costs will continue to grow in 2017 without more effective international cooperation. A distinguished panel of experts discussed a wide range of related topics from…

  • "Latin America's Security Outlook: Challenges and Opportunities in the Post-Castro Era" Seminar

    INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR TERRORISM STUDIES AT POTOMAC INSTITUTE FOR POLICY STUDIES "Latin America's Security Outlook: Challenges and Opportunities in the Post-Castro Era" December 16, 2016 Latin America’s multiple security challenges include organized crime, terrorism, migration, economic development, and threats to democratic governance. Experts with governmental, academic, and professional experience discussed current and future trends as well as regional and global policy implications. Opening remarks were given by General Alfred Gray, USMC (Ret.), Twenty-Ninth Commandant of the United States…

  • "Middle East Strategic Outlook: Regional and Global Implications" Seminar

    INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR TERRORISM STUDIES AT POTOMAC INSTITUTE FOR POLICY STUDIES "Middle East Strategic Outlook: Regional and Global Implications"   November 21, 2016 The current deteriorating Middle East security architecture gravely challenges the international community more than ever before. The lingering crisis of national identities coupled with escalating extremism and violence is resulting in unprecedented social, economic, and strategic costs. These regional calamities require most urgently comprehensive conflict resolution policies and actions by all concerned nations.…

  • "The Fifteenth Anniversary of 9/11: Past Lessons and Future Outlook"

      INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR TERRORISM STUDIES AT POTOMAC INSTITUTE FOR POLICY STUDIES "The Fifteenth Anniversary of 9/11: Past Lessons and Future Outlook" October 14, 2016 As the U.S. just marked its 15th anniversary of 9/11 and as the UN general assembly began its 71st session, terrorism continues to plague the international community with escalated, complex security challenges. The latest attacks from New York to Aleppo have once again underscored the brutalization, victimization, and globalization of contemporary…

  • NATO: Post Warsaw Agenda

    INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR TERRORISM STUDIES AT POTOMAC INSTITUTE FOR POLICY STUDIES "NATO: Post Warsaw Agenda" October 31, 2016 NATO, as it marked its 68th anniversary, is still facing a broad range of old and new challenges, including piracy, terrorism, regional and global conflicts, humanitarian crises, proliferation of WMD, and cyber threats. In the face of these and other strategic concerns and in the aftermath of the latest Warsaw Summit that focused inter alia on strengthening and modernizing the…

  • “Terrorism Generational Challenges: Political, Social, Economic, and Strategic Implications” Seminar

    INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR TERRORISM STUDIES AT POTOMAC INSTITUTE FOR POLICY STUDIES “Terrorism Generational Challenges: Political, Social, Economic, and Strategic Implications” August 29, 2016 Although the ongoing public debates in the U.S. and abroad are about combating current terrorist threats, it is equally critical to focus attention on “the longer war” for the remainder of the 21st century. Experts with government, diplomatic, military, and academic experience analyzed the likely future terrorist challenges on the political, social,…

  • "Post-Attempted Coup in Turkey: Quo Vadis?" Seminar

    INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR TERRORISM STUDIES AT POTOMAC INSTITUTE FOR POLICY STUDIES "Post-Attempted Coup in Turkey: Quo Vadis?"   August 3, 2016 In the wake of the failed coup in July, many questions have arisen both domestically and internationally regarding Turkey’s future political, social, economic, and strategic direction. Interdisciplinary academic experts provided assessments of likely developments in Turkey as well as the resulting implications for national, regional, and global security concerns.

  • “The Lone Wolf Terrorist: Past Lessons, Future Outlook, and Response Strategies” Seminar

      INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR TERRORISM STUDIES AT POTOMAC INSTITUTE FOR POLICY STUDIES “The Lone Wolf Terrorist: Past Lessons, Future Outlook, and Response Strategies” July 27, 2016 The latest terrorist incidents in Nice, Baton Rouge, Dallas, Orlando and elsewhere, are once again a grim reminder of the expanding operational roles of "lone wolves." Whether they are self-radicalized or linked to home-grown or foreign groups, their involvement reflects a worrisome weakness in the security chain of modern…

  • “Aviation Security: Past Lessons, Future Outlook, and ‘Best Practices’ Responses” Seminar

      INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR TERRORISM STUDIES AT POTOMAC INSTITUTE FOR POLICY STUDIES   “Aviation Security:Past Lessons, Future Outlook, and ‘Best Practices’ Responses”  June 28, 2016 From aircraft hijackings in the 1970s to 9/11 and the mystery of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in 2014 to the latest destruction of EgyptAir Flight 804 in 2016, critical questions regarding the future outlook for aviation security continue to challenge the international community. While total safety in the skies…

  • “Latin American Security Challenges: From the Olympics to Zika” Seminar

    INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR TERRORISM STUDIES AT POTOMAC INSTITUTE FOR POLICY STUDIES “Latin American Security Challenges:From the Olympics to Zika”  June 23, 2016 Latin America is increasingly facing multiple security challenges including organized crime, terrorism, insurgency, and threats to democratic governance. Experts with extensive diplomatic, academic, and professional experience analyzed these trends as well as the August 2016 Rio Olympics and the Zika crisis. Future national, regional, and global implications for stability and peace were discussed.

  • “Maritime Security: Quo Vadis?” Seminar

      INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR TERRORISM STUDIES AT POTOMAC INSTITUTE FOR POLICY STUDIES   A Special Program in Honor of National Maritime Day “Maritime Security: Quo Vadis?”  May 23, 2016 The latest threats in the maritime environment include organized crime, piracy, terrorism, and the refugee crisis as well as the projection of power by Iran, Russia, China, and North Korea. These topics and the strategic responses by governmental, intergovernmental, and nongovernmental bodies that are needed to…

  • "Populist Politics: From Protests to Violence" Seminar

    INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR TERRORISM STUDIES AT POTOMAC INSTITUTE FOR POLICY STUDIES “Populist Politics: From Protests to Violence” May 10, 2016 The current election campaigns in the United States and abroad have once again refocused the world’s attention on “populist politics.” Single-issue concerns such as anarchism, nativism, nationalism, racism, and fundamentalism have resulted in protests, extremism, and violence. Interdisciplinary experts have analyzed the current re-emerging trends and their future implications for security and peace. Opening remarks were provided…

  • “Combating Terrorism: The Role of Sharing Intelligence” Seminar

    INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR TERRORISM STUDIES AT POTOMAC INSTITUTE FOR POLICY STUDIES “Combating Terrorism:The Role of Sharing Intelligence” In the wake of the escalated terrorist plots and attacks worldwide as well as the April 2016 Nuclear Security Summit’s warning that “the threat of nuclear and radiological terrorism remains one of the greatest challenges to international security,” the role of sharing intelligence domestically and globally is becoming more critical than ever before. Experts with extensive government, diplomatic,…

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