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November 30 @ 8:00 am - November 30 @ 3:00 pm
Exploring the New Space Age Friday, November 30, 2018 8:30am – 3pm Join us to hear from experts on the current state of space exploration, including commercial human spaceflight, space colonization, and the use of robotics and artificial intelligence. Learn about international space law and discuss complex international issues that arise as we explore the … Read More
February 21, 2018
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 Quote of the Week:“At no time since the collapse of the Soviet Union has the risk of armed conflict between major powers been as high as it is today. It couldn’t be worse.“ — Wolfgang Ishchinger, Chairman of the 2018 Munich Security Conference, recorded by Politico Europe on Friday. Countering Russia “There’s Still Time to Act Against … Read More
February 7, 2018
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 PyeongChang Olympics; Tillerson in Latin America; European Populism; Trouble in South Africa; Crisis in the Maldives Quote of the Week: “The latest attacks on the FBI and Department of Justice serve no American interests – no party’s, no president’s, only Putin’s.” — John McCain, U.S Senator (R-AZ), in a statement released Friday, regarding the release of … Read More