The alarming upsurge of current regional and global threats to peace are triggered by expanding ideological and national extremism as well as ethnic, racial, religious, and tribal animosities. The latest escalation of violence from Nigeria to Syria, to the Ukraine and elsewhere dramatically underscore the grave strategic challenges facing the international community.

Are the traditional tools of diplomacy and force sufficient to save mankind from the scourge of lingering and new conflicts and to prevent future terrorism, insurgencies, and wars? These and related concerns will be discussed by experts with wide governmental and academic experience in conflict-resolution cases throughout the world.






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The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies is an independent, 501(c)(3), not-for-profit public policy research institute. The Institute identifies and aggressively shepherds discussion on key science and technology issues facing our society. From these discussions and forums, we develop meaningful science and technology policy options and ensure their implementation at the intersection of business and government.


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