December 16, 2016


"Latin America's Security Outlook:

Challenges and Opportunities in the Post-Castro Era"

The seminar videos are available on UStream and C-SPAN.

     Latin America’s multiple security challenges include organized crime, terrorism, migration, economic development, and threats to democratic governance. 

     Experts with governmental, academic, and professional experience will discuss current and future trends as well as regional and global policy implications.



Professor Yonah Alexander

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



Professor Margaret Hayes

Former Director of the Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies at National Defense University, senior staff on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and visiting fellow at the Center for Naval Analyses. She also held appointments at Johns Hopkins University and George Mason University. Currently, Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University and Vice President of Evidence Based Research, Inc.


Diana Villiers Negroponte, Esq.

Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and Chair, The Wilson Center


Bruce Zagaris, Esq.

Partner at Berliner Corcoran & Rowe LLP specializing in international criminal law as well as regulatory and enforcement aspects. His practice includes counseling in Latin America and other regions to individuals, entities, and governments. Since 1985 he has edited the International Enforcement Law Reporter


Fernando Jimenez, Esq.

Former legal advisor to the Inter-American Development Bank and Governor of the Basque Country in Spain. Currently, Director of TecnoLegal Consult LLC


Professor Don Wallace, Jr.

Chairman, International Law Institute


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



IUCTS Highlights



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 



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