The Potomac Institute Cyber Center hosted a special program on Fundamentals of Chinese Information Warfare and Impacts on the Western World on Friday, May 11, 2012. The guest speakers included William T. Hagestad II, author of the new book 21st Century Chinese Cyberwarfare (IT Governance, 2012).  Click below to watch a video of the event.

Please note: The views of guest speakers are the speakers' alone and do not represent the views of the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies or its staff.  The Potomac Institute is a non-partisan, not-for-profit research organization dedicated to the free exchange of ideas for the purpose of informing public policy.

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The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies' International Center for Terrorism Studies hosted a panel discussion, Nigeria and the al-Qa'ida Challenge: National, Regional and Global Implications, on Friday, March 23, at the Institute.  Co-sponsors of this program included the Inter-University Center for Terrorism Studies and the Inter-University Center for Legal Studies of the International Law Institute. Click below to watch video of the event.

Please note: The views of guest speakers are the speakers' alone and do not represent the views of the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies or its staff.  The Potomac Institute is a non-partisan, not-for-profit research organization dedicated to the free exchange of ideas for the purpose of informing public policy.

 

 

The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies held a special Key Leader briefing by Admiral John C. Harvey, Commander, US Fleet Forces Command, and LtGen Dennis J. Hejlik, Commander, US Marine Forces Command, on Tuesday, January 31. The topic was  Bold Alligator 2012 (BA12),  a large-scale, multinational naval amphibious exercise, scheduled 30 Jan – 12 Feb. BA12 comes at a time of increased debate about the future of amphibious operations. The exercise is designed to revitalize naval amphibious core competencies, and to reinvigorate the Navy and Marine Corps’ culture of conducting combined operations from the sea. There will be a live webcast of this invitation-only event.  Click below to watch video of the event.

The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies' International Center for Terrorism Studies hosted a seminar, International Cooperation in Combating Terrorism: Review of 2011 and Outlook for 2012, on Thursday, February 2, from 2-4 pm, in the National Press Club's Holeman Lounge. This is the fourteenth in a series of annual ICTS events highlighting developments in the field of counterterrorism.  Co-sponsors included the Inter-University Center for Terrorism Studies and the International Law Institute's Inter-University Center for Legal Studies. Speakers included Michael S. Swetnam, Chairman and CEO of the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies; Prof. Yonah Alexander, Director, International Center for Terrorism Studies, and Senior Fellow, Potomac Institute for Policy Studies; The Honorable Charles E. Allen, Former Under Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and Former Assistant Director of Central Intelligence for Collection, Central Intelligence Agency ; Dan Rosen, Director, Plans and Policy, Bureau of Counterterrorism, U.S. Department of State; Ambassador Arun K. Singh, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of India; The Honorable Timur Soylemez, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Turkey; and Mahmoud Hmoud, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Click below to watch a video of the event.


Please note: The views of guest speakers are the speakers' alone and do not represent the views of the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies or its staff.  The Potomac Institute is a non-partisan, not-for-profit research organization dedicated to the free exchange of ideas for the purpose of informing public policy.



 

The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies' Center for Neurotechnology Studies was pleased to host NELSI-4, the Fourth Annual National Symposium on Neuroscience, Ethics, Legal and Social Issues, on March 16, 2012 at the Institute. This year's topic was Neuroscience and Neuroethics: Considering Nature, Nurture and Norms. Click below to watch a video of the event.


Please note: The views of guest speakers are the speakers' alone and do not represent the views of the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies or its staff.  The Potomac Institute is a non-partisan, not-for-profit research organization dedicated to the free exchange of ideas for the purpose of informing public policy.

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