February 8, 2016

18th Annual Event

"International Cooperation in Combating Terrorism:

Review of 2015 and Outlook for 2016"

 

This event is also available on C-SPAN.

Opening Remarks:      Michael S. Swetnam

                                   CEO and Chairman, Potomac Institute for Policy Studies

                                                                                    

Moderator:                  Professor Yonah Alexander

Director, Inter-University Center for Terrorism Studies, and Senior Fellow, Potomac Institute for Policy Studies   

                                               

Keynote Speaker:         Lieutenant General Vincent R. Stewart

Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency and the Commander, Joint Functional Component Command for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance

 

Panel:                          Governor Tom Ridge

First Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and became the first Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Also, former Governor of Pennsylvania. Currently, Chairman of Ridge Global and Co-Chair of the Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense

              

Senator Joseph I. Lieberman

Former United States Senator and Attorney General of the State of Connecticut. Also, the Democratic Vice-Presidential candidate in 2000. Currently, Senior Counsel at Kasowitz, Benson, Torres, & Friedman LLP and Co-Chair of the Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense

 

Major General Omar Al Khaldi

Defense, Military, Naval & Air Attache, Embassy of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

 

Dr. Gamini Keerawella

Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Sri Lanka 

 

Closing Remarks:         General Alfred Gray, USMC (Ret.)

                                    Twenty-Ninth Commandant of the United States Marine Corps; Senior

                                    Fellow and Chairman of the Board of Regents, Potomac Institute for Policy                                     Studies

Governor Thomas J Ridge Presentation NPC
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Senator Joseph I Lieberman Presentation
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IUCTS Highlights

Seminars

 

May 20, 2019

"Jerusalem and Washington: A Life in Politics and Diplomacy” with Ambassador Zalman Shoval"

 

May 14, 2019

"The Role of Diplomacy in the World's Future"

 

April 30, 2019

"The Current State of American Diplomacy and Future Outlook"

 

March 28, 2019

"Biological Terrorism: International Dimensions"

   

Additional past events 

Op-ed

 

The Jerusalem Post on July 13, 2019:

"Establish a chemical and biological WMD Free Zone in the Middle East Now"

By Prof. Yonah Alexander and Dr. Milton Hoenig

 

The Times of Israel
on January 25, 2019: "There's good reason to fear Iran's global reach" by Prof. Yonah Alexander and Dr. Milton Hoenig

 

The Times of Israel on September 26, 2018: "The battle for the new Syria"

by Prof. Yonah Alexander and Dr. Milton Hoenig