Share Tweet [ONLINE] – Strategic Foresight in U.S. Agencies The Challenge of Long-Term Thinking Amid Uncertainty Event How can American policymakers adequately value the long term given the uncertainty of the future and the resulting pressure to focus on the short term? In his report, “Strategic Foresight in U.S. Agencies,” New America International Security Program […]

The Bin Laden Papers: How the Abbottabad Raid Revealed the Truth about al-Qaeda DATE: April 26, 2022 TIME: 12:00 – 1:00 PM Bin Laden’s greatest fear was not capture or death but the revelation of al-Qaeda’s secrets. Yet when he was killed in May 2011, SEAL Team 6 brought back thousands of pages of al-Qaeda’s […]

Tuesday, April, 12, 2022 Lotos Club, NYC

INE] – The Forever Prisoner: Abu Zubaydah and the CIA’s “Enhanced Interrogation” Program EVENT Six months after 9/11, the CIA captured Abu Zubaydah and announced he was number three in Al Qaeda. Frantic to thwart a much-feared second wave of attacks, the U.S. rendered him to a secret black site in Thailand, where he collided […]

Thu, Mar 17, 2022 at 10:30 AM First United Methodist Church, 104 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL, 34236 More info: The riot at the Capitol on January 6, 2021 was a reminder that right-wing extremism is a serious problem. Since 9/11 right-wing militants and jihadist terrorists have both killed around the same number of […]

Understanding U.S. Counterterrorism and Irregular Operations: An Event in Honor of the Memory of Michael Sheehan DATE: March 14, 2022 TIME: 12:00 – 1:00 PM Terrorist groups have evolved substantially in the two decades since 9/11. While the understanding of terrorism has grown immensely over the past two decades, similar advancements in the understanding of […]

[ONLINE] – Guantanamo at Twenty What is the Future of the Prison Camp? January 11, 2022, marks the 20th anniversary of the opening of the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, which was established in the wake of the 9/11 attacks. It also marks the start of the prison’s second year under the direction of the […]

Wednesday, December, 15, 2021 Silurians Meeting Online

December 15, Noon Silurians Zoom Meeting: Peter Bergen is our Speaker Peter Bergen Dear Silurians How much damage did Donald Trump and his generals do to our national security? What’s the real story behind the pursuit and killing of Osama Bin Laden? Is Al-Qaeda regaining strength for new attacks on the West from hideouts in […]

Wednesday, December, 08, 2021 National Intelligence University online