Potomac Institute for Policy Studies
Mr. John C. Johnson Is Named Member of the Board of Regents
The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies (www.potomacinstitute.org) is pleased to announce that Mr. John C. Johnson has been named a Member of the Board of Regents. Mr. Johnson is currently Vice President, General Manager, and Deputy to the President of Electronic Systems of Northrop Grumman Corporation.
Institute Chairman and CEO Michael Swetnam welcomed Mr. Johnson's appointment, noting, "John Johnson in an individual of accomplishment, commitment, and excellence. He had an extremely distinguished Air Force career and followed that with success at the highest levels of leadership in industry. His knowledge of defense systems will help the Institute better understand, support, and develop policy to further this country's security."
Gail Clifford is the newest member of Potomac Institute's Board of Directors. She is currently the Institute's Vice President for Financial Management and the Chief Financial Officer.
Clifford, CPA, MBA, joined the Potomac Institute in 2001 as Chief Financial Officer. She is responsible for all phases of financial and accounting management including: planning, billing, banking relationships, and accounting practices through appraisals of the organization’s financial position and monthly financial and operating reports.
Potomac Institute's Senior Fellow David Kay featured in AFP story on Syria and chemical weapons:
"It seems obvious but it's not easy," Kay, now a senior fellow at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies, told AFP. Syria is believed to have hundreds of tons of chemical agents such as sarin and VX as well as mustard gas.
Potomac Institute hosted Marine Lt. Gen. William Faulkner to discuss how the Marine Corps is resetting its equipment, as the service faces the challenge of downsizing and becoming a lighter and more agile force.
Marine Corps Times
Speaking at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies in April, Lt. Gen. William Faulkner said the reset is a “good news story.” The Corps has reduced the total number of equipment items remaining in Afghanistan by 60 percent in the past 15 months
The Honorable H. Lee Buchanan, PhD, Is Named Member of the Board of Regents
The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies (www.potomacinstitute.org) is pleased to announce that the Honorable H. Lee Buchanan, PhD, has been named a Member of the Board of Regents. Dr. Buchanan is a Venture Partner at Paladin Capital Group and a former Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development, and Acquisition.
Regarding Dr. Buchanan's appointment, Potomac Institute Chairman and CEO Michael Swetnam noted, "The Honorable H. Lee Buchanan is one of the most experienced and capable leaders this country has ever produced. He has served in a wide variety of government and industry positions, and his technical and vast policy expertise will help guide the Potomac Institute to great heights. I am also proud to note that Dr. Buchanan was an early supporter of the Institute and the need for enlightened and rational S&T Policy development."
- Potomac Institute featured in Sunday Business Post article on Boston Marathon bombing
- Refugeeism: Humanitarian and Strategic Challenges
- Equipment Reset: Getting the Marine Corps Down to Fighting Weight
- The Future of Neuroscience and Neurotechnology
- Bold Ideas- David Brin
- Combating Hizballah’s Global Network
- ICTS: Combating Hizballah's Global Network
- Terrorism in North Africa & the Sahel: Global Reach and Implications
- International Cooperation in Combating Terrorism: Review of 2012 and Outlook for 2013
- Al Gray, Marine
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Editors: Michael Swetnam and Tim Sample
- Ethical Issues in Neuroscience July 23, 2013 (All Day)
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...
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- Cyber & Hardware Hacking Scenarios 2023 June 17, 2013 (12:00 - 14:00)
- 15th MEU, Peleliu ARG - June 10, 2013 (14:30 - 15:30)
- ICTS Event: Inevitable Last Resort: Syria or Iran First? September 11, 2012 (12:00 - 14:00)
- Event: "Turkey's Partnership for Security: The Next Phase" August 28, 2012 (12:00 - 14:00)
- Brown Bag Lunch: Featuring CNS Visiting Scholars' Presentations August 09, 2012 (12:00 - 13:00)
Potomac Institute Cyber Center Seminar: To bring to life the gravity of how our current cyber approach is failing and to suggest what a successful strategy may look like, Dr. Ben Sheppard will outline four scenarios:
1. Cyber defenders become...
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Col Campbell, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, and CAPT Lobree, Peleliu Amphibious Ready Group, will provide an overview of their eight-month deployment that covered more than 43,000 nautical miles while conducting theater security cooperation exercises...
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The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies' International Center for Terrorism Studies will host a luncheon seminar, Inevitable Last Resort: Syria or Iran First? on Tuesday, September 11, at the Institute. Co-sponsors of this event include the...
The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies' International Center for Terrorism Studies will host a panel discussion, "Turkey's Partnership for Security: The Next Phase," on Tuesday, August 28, at the Institute. This event is by invitation/registration...
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...