Tuesday, July 15:

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  “Strategic Influence: Public and Traditional Diplomacy as Force Multipliers” by Dr. John Lenczowski

Download file Lenczowski – Political-Ideological Warfare in Integrated Strategy, and its Basis in an Assessment of Soviet Reality

Wednesday, July 16:

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. “Space Warfare” with Dr. John B. Sheldon

Read: Download file An Investment Strategy for National Security Space

Skim: Download file National Space Policy of the United States

PowerPoint: Download file National Security Space Fundamentals

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. “German National Security Enterprise and Counterterrorism Efforts” by Timothy Curry, Christian Simons and Michael Vogel

Download file Curry – Building Resilience to Violent Extremism

Download file Curry – Fact Sheet Countering Online Radicalization

Download file Curry – National CVE Strategy SIP

Download file Curry – USG CVE Strategy

Download file Curry – Building Resilience to Violent Extremism Final Report.pdf

Thursday, July 17:

Morning – “Cyber Warfare” with Randall M. Fort, Dr. John B. Sheldon and Professor S. John Tsagronis

Download file The Rise of Cyberpower by John B Sheldon

Monday, July 21:

9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  “The Strategic Challenge from China” with Dr. David Glancy and “The Influence of Traditional Themes and Historical Factors on China’s Current Strategic Framework” with Dr. Christopher Lew

Download file Glancy – CNAS – Pressure – Coercive Economic Statecraft and US NS

Download file Glancy – Economic Statecraft Factsheet

Download file Glancy – Heritage Winning Without Fighting – Chinese Psyop Challenge

Download file Glancy – NSDD-75

2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. “Latin America: Beast or Burden?” by Dr. Tania C. Mastrapa and Ambassador Otto Juan Reich

“Is Pope Francis Latino? New Catholic Leader Stirs U.S. Debate About Ethnicity”

“Cooperation with Latin America is key to Russia’s foreign policy” – Putin

Iran propping up Venezuela’s repressive militias

Russian missiles positioned in Caracas are are ominous sign repression will worsen

Download file Russia, Iran and China in Latin America: Evaluating the Threat

Download file China’s Growing Relationship with Latin America and the Caribbean: In the Context of U.S. Policy Toward the Region

Tuesday, July 22:

2:00 -4:00 p.m. – “U.S. Counterintelligence” with Professor John J. Quattrocki and Michelle van Cleave

Download file Chapter 11 of the Commission on WMD (“Silberman-Robb Commission”)

Download file “Foreign spies are serious, are we?”

Download file Paul Redmond’s chapter in the Oxford Handbook of National Security Intelligence

Wednesday, July 23:

Afternoon – Russia with Professor Paul A. Goble and Kosciuszko Chair Research Fellow Nathalie I. Vogel


Thursday, July 24:

Morning – Africa with Kemal Okudo and Professor S. John Tsagronis

CIA World Factbook on Nigeria (2014)

State Department Terrorism Reports — Africa

Africa Human Development Report 2012: Towards a Food Secure Future

“AZAZI: Combating a common terrorist threat”

“Africans’ Remittances outweigh Western Aid”

How China is Taking Over Africa

Tuesday, July 29:

1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. – “Hearts and Minds Activities” with Professor Al Santoli

Read pages 51-119: Download file Breaking the Conflict Trap

Download file Leading the Way – Introduction

Download file Leading the Way, 349-423

Thursday, July 31:

1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. – “Defense Acquisition and Innovation” by Adam Jay Harrison

Download file Harrison – Defense Acquisitions – How DOD Acquires Weapon Systems and Recent Efforts to Reform the Process

Download file Harrison – Fulfillment of Urgent Operational Needs Report – Defense Science Board Report – July 2009