The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies' International Center for Terrorism Studies held a special conference, Maritime Security: Threat Assessments and Response Strategies, on Thursday, November 29, from 10 am - 5 pm at the Institute.   Maritime security is at the heart of the US economy and is critical to its military concerns. Piracy and terrorism on the high seas challenge freedom of navigation and the safety interests of global commerce. At this special, day-long event, government officials and private experts assessed current and future threats and discuss American and international response strategies in the maritime environment. Click below to watch video of the event.

Please note: The views of guest speakers are the speakers' alone and do not represent the views of the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies or its staff.  The Potomac Institute is a non-partisan, not-for-profit research organization dedicated to the free exchange of ideas for the purpose of informing public policy.

Co-sponsors of this event include the Inter-University Center for Terrorism Studies and the Inter-University Center for Legal Studies of the International Law Institute.

The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies' International Center for Terrorism Studies hosted a panel discussion, Diplomatic Security:  Past Lessons and Future Outlook, on Thursday, September 27, at the Institute.  Co-sponsors of this event included the Inter-University Center for Terrorism Studies and the Inter-University Center for Legal Studies of the International Law Institute.

The attacks on US diplomatic facilities abroad, and the killing of US Ambassador Christopher Stevens, raise troubling questions about the state of diplomatic security in today's world.  A panel of experts examined these recent events.  Click below to watch video of the program.

 

 

The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies and National Security Partners co-host a panel discussion, Addressing the Supply Chain Threat, on Wednesday, September 26.  The event was covered by C-SPAN.  Click here to access C-SPAN's video of the event in its entirety.

Panelists included the following special guests: Dennis Bartko, Director's Special Assistant for Cyber, National Security Agency; Melissa Hathaway, former Acting Senior Director for Cyberspace, US National Security Council; and Brett Lambert, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Manufacturing and the Industrial Base.

Click below to watch archived video from our webcast.

Please note: The views of guest speakers are the speakers' alone and do not represent the views of the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies or its staff. The Potomac Institute is a non-partisan, not-for-profit research organization dedicated to the free exchange of ideas for the purpose of informing public policy.

 

The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies'  International Center for Terrorism Studies hosted a luncheon seminar, Inevitable Last Resort: Syria or Iran First? on Tuesday, September 11, at the Institute.  Co-sponsors of this event included the Inter-University Center for Terrorism Studies and the Inter-University Center for Legal Studies of the International Law Institute. Panelists asked whether the expanding civil war in Syria and its grave humanitarian crisis call for immediate international intervention, whether Iran’s potential crossing of a nuclear weapon “red line” will inevitably trigger unilateral or multilateral military strikes, and whether diplomacy still offers urgent “honorable exit” options to avoid “doomsday” scenarios in the Middle East. Click below to watch a video of the event.

Please note: The views of guest speakers are the speakers' alone and do not represent the views of the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies or its staff.  The Potomac Institute is a non-partisan, not-for-profit research organization dedicated to the free exchange of ideas for the purpose of informing public policy.

 

The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies' International Center for Terrorism Studies will host a panel discussion, "Turkey's Partnership for Security: The Next Phase," from 12 noon - 2 pm on Tuesday, August 28, at the Institute. Co-sponsors of this event include the Inter-University Center for Terrorism Studies and the Inter-University Center for Legal Studies of the International Law Institute. There will be a live webcast of this event:  click here to access our Live Events Stream page.  Attendance is by registration only;  please see below for details.

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