From the International Center for Terrorism Studies (ICTS) at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies:

A Special Seminar on

“NATO’s Mission in the Old-New Strategic Environment:

Confronting Regional and Global Challenges”


The most pressing security challenges facing NATO today and tomorrow include terrorism, homeland threats, cyber attacks, information warfare, the Ukraine crisis, piracy, and WMD proliferation. A new book NATO: From Regional to Global Security Provider was released on September 17, 2015 at a special seminar with the participation of several of the contributors of the study. Topics covered are national and regional challenges such as Europe, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Africa, and the Middle East. Future policy options for the Alliance based on the historical lessons were also analyzed.


 Date: Thursday, September 17, 2015

12:00 Noon to 2:00PM


Place: The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies

901 N. Stuart Street, Suite 200

Arlington, VA 22203

(Ballston Metro Station, Orange or Silver Line)


This event hosted several distinguished speakers:

Professor Yonah Alexander, Director, Inter-University Center for Terrorism Studies, and Senior Fellow, Potomac Institute for Policy Studies 

Michael S. Swetnam, CEO and Chairman, Potomac Institute for Policy Studies

Richard Prosen, United States Department of State’s Office of European Security Political, and Military Affairs (EUR/RPM)

Dr. Raffi Gregorian, Director, Office of Multilateral Affairs, Bureau of Counterterrorism, U.S. Department of StateDr. Richard Weitz, Director & Senior Fellow, Center for Political-Military Analysis, Hudson Institute


Dr. Patrick Murphy, Former U.S. government official, including in the Office of the Secretary of State,and currently Visiting Fellow, Inter-University Center for Legal Studies


Bruce Weinrod, Former Secretary of Defense Representative for Europe and former Deputy Assistant Secretary for European and NATO Policy


Hon. Guy Roberts, Former Deputy Assistant Secretary General for WMD Policy and Director, Nuclear Policy, Emerging Security Challenges Division, NATO





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