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.

 

Moderator:                  

Professor Yonah Alexander

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

 

Speakers:                     

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

Seminars

 

June 29, 2017

The Role of Diplomacy in Combating Terrorism

 

June 9, 2017

European and U.S. Counter-Terrorism Strategies: Quo Vadis?

 

May 24, 2017

"Is a New Middle East Strategic Order Emerging?"

 

April 20, 2017

"Terrorism and the Media: Dilemmas for Government, Journalists, and the Public"

 

April 13, 2017

"Security Challenges in Africa: Review of 2016 and Outlook for 2017"

 

March 23, 2017

"Preventing WMD Terrorism: Past Lessons and Future Outlook" 

 

February 23, 2017

"International Cooperation in Combating Terrorism: Review of 2016 and Outlook for 2017"

 

December 16, 2016

"Latin America's Security Outlook: Challenges and Opportunities in the Post-Castro Era"

 

November 21, 2016

"Middle East Strategic Outlook: Regional and Global Implications"

 

October 31, 2016

"NATO: Post Warsaw Agenda"

 

October 14, 2016

"The Fifteenth Anniversary of 9/11: Past Lessons and Future Outlook"

 

Additional past events 

Op-ed

 

The Times of Israel on May 19, 2017: "President Trump's ecumenical diplomacy" by Prof. Yonah Alexander and Sharon Layani