Potomac Institute for Policy Studies
Potomac Institute for Policy Studies Senior Fellow Hugh Montgomery is the author of the new book, Bureaucratic Nirvana: Life in the Center of the Box. It's an inside look at how R&D gets done at the Pentagon, written as a primer for professionals and based on Montgomery's own decades of experience in the DoD bureaucracy. In a guest appearance on Federal News Radio's Pentagon Solutions with Francis Rose, Montgomery talked about his book and the keys to success as a science and technology professional inside DoD. Click here to find the Amazon.com listing for Bureaucratic Nirvana. Click here to access the Federal News Radio interview with Hugh Montgomery.
Potomac Institute for Policy Studies Senior Fellow Dan Gallington commented to the NextGov website on the WikiLeaks case and the consequences for government information sharing. NextGov observes that the government may have few options to control such leaks without hampering internal information sharing. But Gallington says a legislative effort to plug the leaks is almost certain. Click here to read the article in full.
Dr. David Kay is a Senior Fellow at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies and a former IAEA/UNSCOM Chief Nuclear Weapons Inspector. He is closely watching Iran's nuclear talks with major world powers including the US, which ended in Geneva with an agreement to meet again in Istanbul in January. Dr. Kay spoke to Voice of America about the hopes and frustrations inherent in the latest talks, during which Iran reasserted its right to nuclear power. Click here to read VOA's coverage and listen to the interview with David Kay.
Potomac Institute for Policy Studies Senior Fellow Amb. David Smith (Ret.), says the recent NATO summit in Lisbon was a "moderate success." Amb. Smith, who is the Director of the Georgian Security Analysis Center in Tbilisi, says Georgia scored significant successes at the event, including a productive meeting with President Obama. Click below to read the article in full.
Potomac Institute for Policy Studies Senior Fellow Dan Gallington, Esq., is a security and legal expert who has served as Chief Counsel to the National Commission for the Review of the National Reconnaissance Office; bi-partisan General Counsel to the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence; Deputy Counsel for Intelligence Policy at the Department of Justice; and Legal Advisor for Intelligence Oversight in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, among other positions. In a recent column, he writes about ways in which "civilized" societies struggle to define acceptable standards of justice and punishment, even as they condemn harsh punishments meted out by legal systems in other countries. Click below to read the article in full.
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- Williamson Murray, PhD, Academic Fellow
- Senior Fellow Alden Munson in "Space News"
- ICTS Director Comments on Al Qaeda PR Push
- Institute Expert on WikiLeaks Case
- Institute Fellow Says Airport Body Scanners are "Just the Beginning"
- Institute Expert on WTTG Fox-5 News
- November CCNELSI Lecture
- Institute Expert on Stalled START Treaty
- CDR Derrick Busse, USN (Ret.), Joins Institute
- Senior Fellow David Smith on Cyber Security
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- 15th MEU, Peleliu ARG - June 10, 2013 (14:30 - 15:30)
- Ethical Issues in Neuroscience July 23, 2013 (All Day)
Col Campbell, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, and CAPT Lobree, Peleliu Armphibious Ready Group, will provide an overview of their eight-month deployement that covered more than 43,000 nautical miles while conducting theater secuity cooperation exercises...
Lydia Robertson, Director of Communications
Sponsored by AAAS and the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies
1200 New York Ave., Washington, DC 20005
Registration is free for all participants - all welcome who are interested in neuroscience and its intersection with policy, ethics and...
RSVP at http://aaaspolicyfellowships.org/ethical-issues-neuroscience
- "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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