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Enforcing the Peace

Learning from the Imperial Past, a new book by Dr. Kimberly Marten, which was published by Columbia University Press in the Fall of 2004. Dr. Marten is an Associate Professor in Barnard College's Department of Political Science.


North Korea

Continuing multi-lateral efforts for non-proliferation, Mr. Leon V. Sigal, who is just back from meetings in the region, is the director of the Northeast Asia Cooperative Security Project at the Social Science Research Council in New York. His most recent book, Hang Separately: Cooperative Security Between the United States and Russia, 1985-1994, was published by the Century Foundation in 2000, February 25, 2005.


The U.S. Military Budget

The 2006 budget unveiled, The Bush Administration will present its Fiscal Year 2006 budget in early February 2005. Early indications suggest that the military budget might grow less than previously thought, and that some long-standing programs are being re-evaluated. David Gold and William Hartung will lead a discussion of the U. S. military budget, its composition, projections regarding its growth and the implications for military policy and budgetary politics, January 21, 2005.


Dying to Kill

The Global Phenomenon of Suicide Terror, by Dr. Mia Bloom, Fellow at the Center for Global Security and Democracy at Rutgers University. Dr. Bloom also consults for the New Jersey Office of Counter-Terrorism and is a member on the Council of Foreign Relations. An expert on terrorism, rape in war, and child soldiers, Dr. Bloom’s research explores human rights violations against civilians in times of war and subsequent government responses, December 10, 2004.


Dying to Kill

The Global Phenomenon of Suicide Terror, by Dr. Mia Bloom, Fellow at the Center for Global Security and Democracy at Rutgers University. Dr. Bloom also consults for the New Jersey Office of Counter-Terrorism and is a member on the Council of Foreign Relations. An expert on terrorism, rape in war, and child soldiers, Dr. Bloom’s research explores human rights violations against civilians in times of war and subsequent government responses, December 10, 2004.


The Wastrels of Defense

How Congress Sabotages U.S. Security, by Winslow Wheeler, Visiting Senior Fellow at the Center for Defense Information in Washington. Mr. Wheeler has spent 30 years working on Capital Hill, on the staffs of both Democratic and Republican Senators, and for the Government Accountability Office. He was recently on 60 Minutes (Oct. 31, 2004), commenting on equipment deficiencies for U.S. military personnel in Iraq, November 19, 2004.


The War on Terror

Economic and Budgetary Aspects, with David Gold, Professor of Economics with the New School's Graduate Program in International Affairs and Cindy Williams, Senior Research Fellow in MIT's Security Studies Program, October 15, 2004.


World Military Spending

Where Are We Heading?, with Elisabeth Skoens from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). Ms. Skoens is SIPRI's Project Leader for military expenditure and arms production, May 14, 2004.


The Military Industrial Complex

Who's Afraid of the Military Industrial Complex? -- A Fair and Balanced View of the Power of the Arms Lobby, with study group co-convener William D. Hartung, Director of the Arms Trade Resource Center at the World Policy Institute, and author, most recently, of How Much Are You Making on the War, Daddy? -- A Quick and Dirty Guide to War Profiteering in the Bush Administration (Nation Books/Avalon Group, 2004), April 16, 2004.


Homeland Security

Homeland Security: The Big Questions, with David Berteau, consultant with Clark and Weinstock, faculty member of Syracuse University's Maxwell School and serves on the NASA Advisory Council as a Public Administration representative, March 19, 2004.


Beyond Greed and Grievance

Policy Lessons from Studies in the Political Economy of Armed Conflict, with Karen Ballentine, Former Project Director of the Economic Agendas in Civil Wars Project at the International Peace Academy, February 20, 2004.


Reconstruction in Iraq

Post-Conflict Reconstruction in Iraq, with Johanna Mendelson-Forman, Senior Program Officer for Peace, Security, and Human Rights at the United Nations Foundation, January 23, 2004.


Defense Budget

The Coming Bush Defense Budget Train Wreck, with Dr. David Gold, Professor of Economics in the Graduate Program in International Affairs at the New School, November 14, 2003.


Arms Export Reform

Challenging Conventional Wisdom: Debunking the Myths and Exposing the Risks of Arms Export Reform, with Rachel Stohl from the Center for Defense Information, October 17, 2003.


North Korea

The Economics of Security in a Post-9/11 World, first session with Lee Sigal of the Social Science Research Council speaking on the situation in North Korea, September 19, 2003.

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