Overlooked and Understudied Counterinsurgencies: New Perspectives on Irregular Warfare - October 1-2, 2008
More than 60 experts from academic, military, governmental and non-governmental organizations gathered in Washington D.C. Oct.1 and 2 to evaluate historical and contemporary conflicts in different regions of the world. The conference, “Overlooked and Understudied Counterinsurgencies,” was co-sponsored by the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy’s Program on National Security and Human Rights and the Joint Special Operations University. The agenda focused on expanding counterinsurgency inquiry beyond the traditional post-colonial case studies.
Civil-Military Relations in a Post-9/11 World - May 14-15, 2008
This conference explored civil-military relations through three panels and keynote speakers while providing a forum to discuss results from the Harvard Project on Civil-Military Affairs. Panels featured discussion on civilian leadership, military leadership, and historical problems in civil-military relations. Keynote speakers included: Rudy deLeon and Lt. Gen. William Fraser, USAF. The conference was co-sponsored by the U.S. Army War College and featured participants from the military, academia, think tanks, the U.S. government, and the media.