Board of Regents

Event: “Piracy and Maritime Terrorism in the 21st Century: Threats and Responses”

Date: Thursday, December 3, 2009 - 12:00 noon – 2:00 p.m.
The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies
901 N. Stuart Street, Suite 200
Arlington, VA 22203
(Ballston Metro Station, Orange Line)

International Center for Terrorism Studies, Potomac Institute for Policy Studies   
Inter-University Center for Terrorism Studies    Inter-University Center for Legal Studies, International Law Institute


Prof. Yonah Alexander
Director, International Center for Terrorism Studies;
Co-Editor, Terror on the High Seas: From Piracy to Strategic Challenge (Praeger, 2009)                           
James Arden Barnett, Jr., J.D.
Rear Admiral, U.S. Navy (retired)

Opening Remarks:   
Michael Swetnam
CEO and Chairman, Potomac Institute for Policy Studies

Keynote Speaker:   
Philip H. Greene, Jr. (invited)
Rear Admiral, U.S. Navy; Director, Navy Irregular Warfare Office

Robert J. Cox
Rear Admiral, U.S. Navy (retired); former Commander, Ronald Reagan Strike Group; currently Managing Partner, Maritime Security Strategies, LLC   

David Reist
Brigadier General, U.S. Marine Corps (retired); Senior Research Fellow, Potomac Institute for Policy Studies

Gordan E. Van Hook
Captain, U.S. Navy (retired); Senior Director, Innovation and Concept  Development, Maersk Line, Limited

Closing Remarks:   
Tyler Richardson
Co-Editor, Terror on the High Seas: From Piracy to Strategic Challenge (Praeger, 2009)       
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