There are many dimensions of national and international security. This seminar will explore key security issues that are shaping our domestic and foreign policy. These include new geopolitical threats, economic globalization and its discontents, criminal conspiracies and terrorism, criminal conspiracies and terrorism, innovative and disruptive technologies-including artificial intelligence and information competition. Whether the issues are political, economic, cultural, or ideological, together they form a dynamic challenge to the wisdom and the resources of our foreign policy and defense leadership.
The type of issues that will likely be discussed include: Reflections on 20th Century Strategic Technologies—and Their Unanticipated Consequences The Cyber-War Theater: Faultlines and Frontlines in the War of the Future China and Russia: An Enduring Anti-Western Coalition? Emerging Chinese Military, Space and Security Concerns The Fundamental Conflict Between Globalism and Sovereignty: The Impact on U.S. National Security Why India is Not a Great Power—Yet Global Jihad and Criminal Conspiracies: Transnational Threats to Security Russia Today: How We Got Here and Where We Are Going The Space Force: Addressing the Threat of Great Power Competition Dimensions of Security—Panel Discussion
This workshop will be led by Alan L. Freed Associates. In the 1980s, Alan L. Freed Associates founded and developed the original Capitol Hill Workshop and White House Workshop and introduced the Political-Economic Conflict Seminar Series. Unlike other think-tanks in Washington, D.C., Alan L. Freed Associates is known for providing unbiased and non-partisan seminars that offer perspectives on current events. Since then, Alan L. Freed Associates has successfully delivered over 900 non-partisan Public Policy Seminars for DOD and the Intel Community in Washington DC and on-site at various military bases around the United States.
If you were to find and take this Area Studies seminar in the wild, it would cost $1,125 per person; we are offering it at no cost. The Doolittle Institute, an AFRL Innovation Institute, supports the Air Force Research Labs Munitions Directorate by working to license and commercialize AFRL/RW technologies in the private sector, enable rapid technology delivery to the warfighter, identify and foster new R&D partnerships and develop AFRL’s current and future workforce. The Doolittle Institute is a member of the Defensewerx Family. Registration opens to the public June 14.