Videos

  • The First DOD Audit Report

    On January 9, the Center hosted a discussion with Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller)/Chief Financial Officer Mr. David Norquist, who is currently performing the duties of the Deputy Secretary of Defense. Center for the National Interest Vice Chairman and former Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) Dr. Dov Zakheim moderated. Mr. Norquist discussed the recent completion

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  • Yemen: War, Humanitarian Crisis, Politics

    On December 12, the Center hosted a discussion on the humanitarian crisis in Yemen with Daniel K. Byman, Senior Fellow in the Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institute and Senior Associate Dean for Undergraduate Affairs at Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service; and Gerald Feierstein, Director for Gulf Affairs and Government

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  • Implications of Deepening US-China Competition for US Allies in Asia

    On December 3, the Center held a lunch discussion on the implications of intensifying US-China competition for America’s allies in Northeast Asia, Japan and South Korea. The panelists were Dr. Robert Sutter, Professor of Practice of International Affairs at the George Washington University’s Elliott School and former National Intelligence Officer for East Asia; Dr. Michael

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  • Social Media and Information War in the Middle East

    On November 16, the Center held a lunch discussion on social media and information war in the Middle East. The panelists were Dr. Niki Akhavan, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Media Studies at the Catholic University of America; and Dr. Khalid Al-Jaber, Director of the MENA Institute in Washington and a visiting

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  • The Middle East after Khashoggi

    On November 2, the Center held a discussion on “The Middle East After Khashoggi.” The panelists were Chas W. Freeman, Jr., former U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia and a Senior Fellow at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs at Brown University; and Dennis Ross, a former Middle East advisor to four American presidents and a distinguished fellow

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