Defense and Security
- Nov 12, 2014
Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Global Development, Democracy, and Humanitarian Assistance Issues, National Security Council
- Nov 12, 2014
The 2014 Global Security Forum will be held on Wednesday, November 12th from 8:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at CSIS headquarters located at 1616 Rhode Island Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20036.
- Nov 4, 2014
In light of recent and troubling maritime and airspace incursion incidents in the Baltic Sea region, this roundtable will examine and assess the impact of NATO’s Readiness Action Plan, European Reassurance Initiative, as well as future exercise and training plans for Northern Europe.
- Oct 27, 2014
In Russia's invasion of Ukraine, history was presented as justification for war. Is there any resemblance between Russian justifications and historical consensus? What does it mean when ethnic claims trump international law? And should hate propaganda be seen simply as an instrument in one war, or an element of a larger strategy to destabilize the West?
- Oct 24, 2014
Ambassador Valentin Zellweger of the Swiss Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Jai Ramaswamy of the U.S. Justice Department, and Emile van der Does de Willebois of the World Bank, will discuss with with CSIS Senior Adviser Juan Zarate the current status of returning illicit assets to the countries of the Arab Spring, the efforts on asset recovery with regard to Ukraine, and possible future steps of the international community in order to deal with corrupt regimes and their illicit assets held abroad.
- Oct 23, 2014
Please join us for a post-Scottish referendum discussion on its future security implications for the United Kingdom, the U.S., and NATO. The independence referendum raised a number of questions about Scotland’s future including its defense policies and nuclear identity, which the Scottish National Party (SNP) proposed to revoke in its Defense White Paper. As Scotland is home to the UK’s Trident nuclear program, a vote in favor of independence would have had profound security implications for Scotland, Britain, and NATO.
- Oct 22, 2014
China on the Ground in Latin America, tells the story of the fundamental changes in the nature of PRC engagement with Latin America and the Caribbean since 2009 as Chinese companies have begun to operate in the region. The book analyzes Chinese commercial activities across sectors from petroleum, mining, and agriculture to manufacturing, construction, and other services, and analyzes how this new physical presence is creating challenges for Chinese businesses, ranging from security concerns, to winning projects, to dealing with local laborers, communities, indigenous groups, and environmentalists.Defense and Security, International Security, Homeland Security, Economic Development and Reconstruction, Demography, Energy and Climate Change, Markets and Trends, Security and Climate Change, Global Health, Human Rights, Technology, Trade and Economics, Global Trends and Forecasting, Global Strategy, Regional Analysis, Governance, Development Policy, Global Prosperity, Global Health Diplomacy
- Oct 21, 2014
On October 21, 2014, CSIS and USAID/DCHA's Office of Transition Initiatives (OTI) will host a major event, Advances and Challenges in Political Transitions. In honor of OTI's 20th anniversary, this conference will feature more than 40 experts and senior officials focusing on the challenges and opportunities of working in conflicts, crises, and political transitions.