Center for Preventive Action Meetings

Meeting ⁄ Cambridge

Boston Roundtable: Red Team: To Know Your Enemy and Yourself

Speakers Micah Zenko

Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

, Micah Zenko

Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations


Moderators James D. Taiclet

Chairman, President and Chief Executive, American Tower Corporation

, James D. Taiclet

Chairman, President and Chief Executive, American Tower Corporation

November 30, -0001 6:00 p.m.-8:15 p.m.

November 16, 2015

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Meeting ⁄ Washington

What to Worry About in 2015

Speakers Jim Brooks

President & CEO for Americas, Control Risks

, Mark L. Schneider

Senior Vice President, International Crisis Group

, Paul B. Stares

General John W. Vessey Senior Fellow for Conflict Prevention and Director of the Center for Preventive Action, Council on Foreign Relations

, Jim Brooks

President & CEO for Americas, Control Risks

, Mark L. Schneider

Senior Vice President, International Crisis Group

, Paul B. Stares

General John W. Vessey Senior Fellow for Conflict Prevention and Director of the Center for Preventive Action, Council on Foreign Relations


Presiders Janine Davidson

Senior Fellow for Defense Policy, Council on Foreign Relations

, Janine Davidson

Senior Fellow for Defense Policy, Council on Foreign Relations

January 7, 2015

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Meeting ⁄ Washington

Beyond Ukraine: New Flashpoints in Europe

Speakers Kimberly Marten

Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Political Science, Barnard College, Columbia University

, Charles King

Professor of International Affairs and Government, Georgetown University

, Henry E. Hale

Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, the George Washington University

, Kimberly Marten

Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Political Science, Barnard College, Columbia University

, Charles King

Professor of International Affairs and Government, Georgetown University

, Henry E. Hale

Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, the George Washington University


Presiders Paul B. Stares

General John W. Vessey Senior Fellow for Conflict Prevention and Director of the Center for Preventive Action, Council on Foreign Relations

, Paul B. Stares

General John W. Vessey Senior Fellow for Conflict Prevention and Director of the Center for Preventive Action, Council on Foreign Relations

May 28, 2014

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The Post-2015 Development Agenda

Speakers Stephan Tafrov

Permanent Representative of Bulgaria to the UN Chair of the UN General Assembly Social, Humanitarian, and Cultural Affairs Committee

, Elizabeth M. Cousens

U.S. Representative on the UN Economic and Social Council

, Stephan Tafrov

Permanent Representative of Bulgaria to the UN Chair of the UN General Assembly Social, Humanitarian, and Cultural Affairs Committee

, Elizabeth M. Cousens

U.S. Representative on the UN Economic and Social Council


Presiders Micah Zenko

Douglas Dillon Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

, Micah Zenko

Douglas Dillon Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

February 19, 2014

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Meeting ⁄ New York

Media Reporting on the United Nations

Speakers Louis Charbonneau

UN Bureau Chief, Reuters

, Talal Al-Haj

UN Bureau Chief, Al-Arabiya News Channel

, Barbara Crossette

the Nation

, Colum Lynch

UN Correspondent, Foreign Policy Magazine

, Louis Charbonneau

UN Bureau Chief, Reuters

, Barbara Crossette

the Nation

, Colum Lynch

UN Correspondent, Foreign Policy Magazine

, Talal Al-Haj

UN Bureau Chief, Al-Arabiya News Channel


Presiders Micah Zenko

Douglas Dillon Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

, Micah Zenko

Douglas Dillon Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

February 3, 2014

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Meeting ⁄ Washington

Political Instability in Bangladesh

Speakers Alyssa Ayres

Senior Fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia; Council on Foreign Relations

, Ali Riaz

Illinois State University

, Alyssa Ayres

Senior Fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia; Council on Foreign Relations

, Ali Riaz

Illinois State University


Presiders Paul B. Stares

General John W. Vessey Senior Fellow for Conflict Prevention and Director of the Center for Preventive Action; Council on Foreign Relations

, Paul B. Stares

General John W. Vessey Senior Fellow for Conflict Prevention and Director of the Center for Preventive Action; Council on Foreign Relations

January 8, 2014

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Meeting ⁄ Washington

The U.S. Military and Conflict Prevention

Speakers Daniel Chiu

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy, U.S. Department of Defense

, Janine Davidson

Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Plans, U.S. Department of Defense

, Thomas Hauser

Chief of the Multinational Strategy and Programs Division, U.S. Army Staff

, James A. Schear

Former Deputy Assistant Director for Partnership Strategy and Stability Operations, U.S. Department of Defense

, Ken Lewis

J-5 Deputy Director for Partnership Strategy, The Joint Staff

, Beth Cole

Director of Civilian-Military Cooperation, U.S. Agency for International Development

, Victorino Mercado

Vice Director of Strategy, Plans, and Policy, U.S. Central Command

, Thomas Szayna

Senior Fellow of Political Science, RAND Corporation

, Kurt H. Meppen

Member of the Policy Planning Staff, U.S. Department of State

, Ken Lewis

J-5 Deputy Director for Partnership Strategy, The Joint Staff

, Thomas Hauser

Chief of the Multinational Strategy and Programs Division, U.S. Army Staff

, Thomas Szayna

Senior Fellow of Political Science, RAND Corporation

, Kurt H. Meppen

Member of the Policy Planning Staff, U.S. Department of State

, Beth Cole

Director of Civilian-Military Cooperation, U.S. Agency for International Development

, James A. Schear

Former Deputy Assistant Director for Partnership Strategy and Stability Operations, U.S. Department of Defense

, Victorino Mercado

Vice Director of Strategy, Plans, and Policy, U.S. Central Command

, Janine Davidson

Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Plans, U.S. Department of Defense

, Daniel Chiu

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy, U.S. Department of Defense


Presiders Micah Zenko

Douglas Dillon Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

, Paul B. Stares

General John W. Vessey Senior Fellow for Conflict Prevention and Director of the Center for Preventive Actio, Council on Foreign Relations

, Micah Zenko

Douglas Dillon Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

, Paul B. Stares

General John W. Vessey Senior Fellow for Conflict Prevention and Director of the Center for Preventive Actio, Council on Foreign Relations

The U.S. Military and Conflict Prevention: Rapporteur Note (PDF)

December 3, 2013

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Global Counterterrorism Strategies

Speakers Jean-Paul Laborde

UN Security Council Counterterrorism Committee Executive Directorate

, Kimberly Prost

UN Security Council al-Qaeada Sanctions Committee

, Anton Du Plessis

Institute for Security Studies

, Jean-Paul Laborde

UN Security Council Counterterrorism Committee Executive Directorate

, Kimberly Prost

UN Security Council al-Qaeada Sanctions Committee

, Anton Du Plessis

Institute for Security Studies


Presiders Micah Zenko

Douglas Dillon Fellow

, Micah Zenko

Douglas Dillon Fellow

November 4, 2013

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Political Transition in Yemen

Speakers Antonella Caruso

Director, Middle East and West Asia Division, United Nations Department of Political Affairs

, Gregory Johnsen

PhD Candidate in Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University; Author of The Last Refuge: Yemen, al-Queda, and America's War in Arabia

, Antonella Caruso

Director, Middle East and West Asia Division, United Nations Department of Political Affairs

, Gregory Johnsen

PhD Candidate in Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University; Author of The Last Refuge: Yemen, al-Queda, and America's War in Arabia


Presiders Micah Zenko

Douglas Dillon Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

, Micah Zenko

Douglas Dillon Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

September 10, 2013

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Potential Trajectories of Sectarian Conflict in the Middle East

August 1, 2013

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The Protection of Journalists in Armed Conflict

Speakers Suzanne Bilello

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

, Bruce Shapiro

Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma

, Julia Thallinger

Permanent Mission of Austria to the United Nations

, Suzanne Bilello

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

, Bruce Shapiro

Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma

, Julia Thallinger

Permanent Mission of Austria to the United Nations


Presiders Micah Zenko

Douglas Dillon Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

, Micah Zenko

Douglas Dillon Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

June 27, 2013

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Spillover from Syria: Managing the Threat

Speakers Douglas A. OllivantMantid International, LLC, Robert SatloffThe Washington Institute for Near East Policy, Mona YacoubianStimson Center, Douglas A. OllivantMantid International, LLC, Robert SatloffThe Washington Institute for Near East Policy, Mona YacoubianStimson Center
Presiders Paul B. StaresGeneral John W. Vessey Senior Fellow for Conflict Prevention and Director of the Center for Preventive Action, Council on Foreign Relations, Paul B. StaresGeneral John W. Vessey Senior Fellow for Conflict Prevention and Director of the Center for Preventive Action, Council on Foreign Relations
May 30, 2013

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U.S. Strategy Toward the Sahel

Speakers J. Peter PhamMichael S. Ansari Africa Center, The Atlantic Council, J. Peter PhamMichael S. Ansari Africa Center, The Atlantic Council
Presiders Chester A. CrockerGeorgetown University, Chester A. CrockerGeorgetown University
May 30, 2013

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Illicit Networks, Political Instability, and Criminal Violence

Keynote Address from Ambassador Albert Ramdin (PDF)

Transnational Organized Crime: A Perspective from the Intelligence Community (Office of the Director of National Intelligence) (PDF)

Criminal Violence Workshop: Rapporteur Note (PDF)

This workshop is cosponsored by the Center for Preventive Action and the International Institutions and Global Governance Program, and made possible by the generous support of Carnegie Corporation of New York.

May 21, 2013

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Instability in Egypt

Speakers Steven A. CookHasib J. Sabbagh Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations, Steven A. CookHasib J. Sabbagh Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
Presiders Paul B. StaresGeneral John W. Vessey Senior Fellow for Conflict Prevention and Director of the Center for Preventive Action, Council on Foreign Relations, Paul B. StaresGeneral John W. Vessey Senior Fellow for Conflict Prevention and Director of the Center for Preventive Action, Council on Foreign Relations
April 23, 2013

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An Ambiguous Cyberattack on the United States or Allied Country

Speakers Martin LibickiRAND Corporation, Martin LibickiRAND Corporation
Presiders Paul B. StaresGeneral John W. Vessey Senior Fellow for Conflict Prevention and Director of the Center for Preventive Action, Council on Foreign Relations, Paul B. StaresGeneral John W. Vessey Senior Fellow for Conflict Prevention and Director of the Center for Preventive Action, Council on Foreign Relations
April 5, 2013

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Kenyan Elections: Prospects for Peace and Stability

Speakers Joel D. BarkanUniversity of Iowa and Center for Strategic and International Studies, John CampbellRalph Bunche Senior Fellow for Africa Policy Studies, Council on Foreign Relations, Joel D. BarkanUniversity of Iowa and Center for Strategic and International Studies, John CampbellRalph Bunche Senior Fellow for Africa Policy Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
Presiders Micah ZenkoDouglas Dillon Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations, Micah ZenkoDouglas Dillon Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
March 11, 2013

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The UN Human Rights Council: Its Relevance and the U.S. Role

Speakers Eileen Donahoe

U.S. Ambassador to the UN Human Rights Council

, Eileen Donahoe

U.S. Ambassador to the UN Human Rights Council


Presiders Mark P. Lagon

Adjunct Senior Fellow for Human Rights, Council on Foreign Relations; International Relations Chair, Master of Science in Foreign Service Program, Georgetown University

, Mark P. Lagon

Adjunct Senior Fellow for Human Rights, Council on Foreign Relations; International Relations Chair, Master of Science in Foreign Service Program, Georgetown University

Cosponsored by the Global Stakes in Human Rights Roundtable Series and the U.S.-UN Roundtable Series.

March 4, 2013

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Civil War in Syria and International Responses

Speakers Oscar Fernandez-Taranco

UN Department of Political Affairs

, Oscar Fernandez-Taranco

UN Department of Political Affairs


Presiders Micah Zenko

Douglas Dillon Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

, Micah Zenko

Douglas Dillon Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

February 21, 2013

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Political Instability in Jordan

Speakers Robert SatloffThe Washington Institute for Near East Policy, David SchenkerThe Washington Institute for Near East Policy, Robert SatloffThe Washington Institute for Near East Policy, David SchenkerThe Washington Institute for Near East Policy
Presiders Paul B. StaresCouncil on Foreign Relations, Paul B. StaresCouncil on Foreign Relations
January 15, 2013

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