September 13, 2017
Ambassador H.E. Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry
Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to the United States
“Peace and Stability in South Asia”

October 17, 2017
Senator Kelly Ayotte
U.S. Senator, from New Hampshire, 2011-2016
“The Role of the Hill in National Security”

October 23, 2017
Vice Admiral (retd.) Vijay Shankar PVSM, AVSM
“Staring-down the Abyss: Nuclear Security in South Asia”

October 25, 2017
General Raymond A. Thomas III
Commander, U.S. Special Operations Command
“Special Operations Forces Operating in a Complex World”

November 8, 2017
Dr. Arjun Subramaniam
Air Vice Marshal (Retd), Indian Air Force
“India’s Military as a Tool of Statecraft:
From Diffidence to Confidence”

November 14, 2017
Conversation with
General Joseph F. Dunford, Jr.
Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff

November 28, 2017
General Robert B. Neller
Commandant of the United States Marine Corps

February 28, 2018
The Honorable Juan C. Zarate
Chairman & Co-Founder of the Financial Integrity Network;
Former Deputy National Security Advisor for Combating Terrorism
“Altered Maps: Distributed Power, Proxy Wars, and National Security in the 21st Century”

March 6, 2018
Air Vice-Marshal Gavin Parker OBE MA BSC RAF
Defence Attache and Head of the British Defence Staff in the United States
“The UK as a US Defence Partner”

March 8, 2018
Panel Discussion on US-Japan security issues sponsored by the Consulate-General of Japan, the Fletcher Japan Club and the ISSP.

The focus of presentations and discussion was the changing Indo-Pacific security setting, challenges to peace and stability, and the respective leadership roles of Japan and the United States. Panel discussion was moderated by Professor Robert Pfaltzgraff; speakers included Admiral Tomohisa Takei (retd.) and Rear Admiral Robert Girrier (retd.)

March 8, 2018
Max Boot
Book talk on his latest book: “The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam”.

March 28, 2018
Gary Samore
Executive Director for Research at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University
“Fire, Fury or Folly? Dealing with the North Korea Threat”

April 4, 2018
Heather Wilson
Secretary of the Air Force
“National Defense Strategy Drives Bold Moves for United States Air Force”

April 12, 2018
Brigadier-General Zvika Haimovich
Commander of the Israel Air Defense Forces
“The Structure of the Israeli Defense System”

April 30, 2018
Michael O’Hanlon
Senior Fellow in Foreign Policy at the Brookings Institution
“Is Trump Half Right on Russia?-A New Security Architecture for Eastern Europe”