We are pleased to invite you to our upcoming conference –"Twenty Years of Independence in the South Caucasus: Achievements and Challenges" – hosted by the New European Democracies Project at CSIS. The event will take place on Thursday, September 15, 2011 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the B1 conference level of CSIS.
Dr. David B. Crist (Senior Historian for the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff) and Commander Joshua Himes (CSIS Navy Fellow) discussed Iran's martime capabilities and aspirations and highlighted implications for the region and the United States at a Gulf Roundtable hosted by CSIS on July 7, 2011.
On June 28, 2011 the CSIS Russia and Eurasia Program in cooperation with the Institute for Democracy and Cooperation hosted a one-day conference entitled, "What Does the Arab Spring Mean for Russia, Central Asia and the Caucasus?" The conference panels focused on the following key issues: How and Why the Arab Spring Happened; Implications of the Arab Spring for Ce
The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and TCU’s Schieffer School of Journalism hosted:
The CSIS-Schieffer Series Dialogues
Made possible by United Technologies Corporation (UTC)
Elizabeth Littlefield, President and CEO, Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC)
Thursday, June 2, 2011 3:30PM-5:00PM
Fourth Floor Conference Room, CSIS
1800 K. St. NW, Washington, DC 20006
Please RSVP to Amasia Zargarian at email@example.com 
Foreign Minister Karel Schwarzenberg of the Czech Republic addressed a closed CSIS roundtable on June 2, 2011. Foreign Minister Karel Schwarzenberg (L) and CSIS Counselor Zbigniew Brzezinski (R)
Pirates’ bounties have never been more bountiful in the Arabian Sea. Despite a multi-national counter-piracy effort in the region, pirates are pursuing increasingly lucrative targets with unprecedented skill and sophistication. The GCC states, whose economies rely heavily on maritime trade through the Gulf of Aden and the Arabian Sea, feel the piracy threat acutely but have th
The unrest raging in Bahrain is hardly surprising. The Bahraini uprising feeds on old political tensions, according to Kristin Smith Diwan, professor of international relations at American University's School of International Service, and is part of a genuine call for a more representative government. Fred Wehrey, senior policy analyst at the RAND Corporation, believes the disc
Resource scarcity in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) will challenge the same political and economic structures that resource abundance has helped shore up. Dr. Toby Jones and Dr. Eckart Woertz discussed these challenges at a Gulf Roundtable hosted by the CSIS Middle East Program on February 25, 2011.
The OECD DAC’s International Network on Conflict and Fragility has recently published timely guidance on how the international community can better prevent and strengthen fragile states. Please join us for a discussion on the practical implications for USAID.
Thursday, February 17, 2011,
9:00 am to 11:00 am