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

 

December 19, 2017

Security Challenges in the Balkans: Quo Vadis?

 

December 7, 2017

Egypt-U.S. Strategic Partnership

 

November 20, 2017

Spanish-U.S. Strategic Partnership

 

November 13, 2017

Czech Republic-U.S. Strategic Partnership

 

October 31, 2017

Can the State System and Separatism Co-Exist?

 

September 11, 2017

Al-Qa'ida: Sixteen Years After 9/11 and Beyond

 

August 24, 2017

Combating Biological Terrorism: Roadmaps for Global Strategies

 

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"

 

Additional past events 

Op-ed

 

The Times of Israel on October 25, 2017: "Nuclear Terrorism: Before its too late" by Prof. Yonah Alexander and Dr. Milton Hoenig