Dr. Robert Sutter presented a thoughtful analysis covering the origins, development, implications and sustainability of the across-the-board hardening of US government policy and practice toward China over the past two years.
Ambassador William B. Taylor, the executive vice president at the U.S. Institute of Peace, spoke on the current status of the Russian-Ukraine conflict and its implications on the broader political relations among the major powers.
Brian Katulis from the Center for American Progress spoke on the changing foreign policy debate in American politics, and the various aspects of our current involvement in the Middle East, specifically in Syria.
Dr. Seth Jones from the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) spoke on the Russian Disinformation Campaign. Drawing on his recent book “A Covert Action: Reagan, the CIA, and the Cold War Struggle in Poland,” he outlined the lessons that the United States may have learned from the past.
A conversation with Dr. Sheila Carapico on various Middle Eastern issue areas and the manifold aspects of Western involvement in the area.