Speaker: John Lewis Gaddis, Robert A. Lovett Professor of History, Yale University; Author, "The Cold War: A New History"
Presider: William Taubman, Bertrand Snell Professor of Political Science, Amherst College; Author, "Khrushchev: The Man and His Era"
February 9, 2006
Special operations play a critical role in how the United States confronts irregular threats, but to have long-term strategic impact, the author argues, numerous shortfalls must be addressed.
The author analyzes the potentially serious consequences, both at home and abroad, of a lightly overseen drone program and makes recommendations for improving its governance.
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Anya Schmemann remembers life under surveillance in the Soviet Union in light of the recent U.S. embassy staffer's explusion from Moscow.
Russia today may have less influence in the Middle East than previously, but it continues to have a stake in the region's stability and sees...
Leslie H. Gelb says that twenty years after the end of the Cold War, persisting myths about a U.S. victory based on military spending and...