The Year Ahead: An International Security and Intelligence Outlook for 2016

Dates: December 4, 2015
Location: Canadian War Museum

Outline of key topics & speakers

Hotspots: Where Might Instability & Conflict Occur in 2016?
C. Christine Fair (Georgetown University) on Afghanistan, Pakistan, India
Will McCants (Brookings) on the Middle East & North Africa
Miles Kahler (American University) on the South China Sea and East Asia South

The Outlook for Stabilization Missions and Civilian Instruments
Clint Watts (Foreign Policy Research Institute) on Iraq & Syria
Thomas Juneau (University of Ottawa) on Iran

Keynote Address: Michael E. O’Hanlon (Brookings) The Future of Land Warfare

The Cyber Dimensions of Security
Ray Boisvert (Senior Associate, Hill and Knowlton Strategies) on Cyber Threats to Economic Security
Catherine Lotrionte Yoran (Georgetown University) on Deterrence & Rules of the Road
Bill Wright (Symantec) Partnerships and the Private Sector

The US and the Politics of International Security in 2016
Heather Hurlburt (New America) on The Obama Legacy
Joshua Rovner (Southern Methodist University) on US International Security Policy going forward

Interested in attending ($125.00): contact Jeremy.Littlewood@carleton.ca

Sponsored by the CANADIAN CENTER FOR INTELLIGENCE AND SECURITY STUDIES (CCISS)

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