December 19, 2017

 

"Security Challenges in the Balkans:

Quo Vadis?"

 

This seminar video can be viewed at UStream.

 

According to official and academic assessments, the Balkans remain vulnerable to several security concerns, including organized crime, Islamic terrorism, the refugee crisis, political turmoil, and economic instability.

 

The purpose of this seminar is to review past lessons, consider future outlooks, and offer response strategies on national, regional, and global levels.

 

 

Opening Remarks:     

Professor Don Wallace, Jr.

Chairman, International Law Institute

                                                     

Moderator:                

Professor Yonah Alexander

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

 

Speakers:                    

Ambassador Pjer Simunovic

Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia to the United States

 

Ambassador Haris Lalacos

Ambassador of Greece to the United States

 

Ambassador Vasko Naumovski 

Ambassador of the Republic of Macedonia to the United States

 

Professor David Kanin 

Adjunct Professor of European Studies, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University; former senior analyst, Central Intelligence Agency 

                                                

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

 

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