Foreign policy experts weigh in
About the Speakers:
Barry Posen, Ford International Professor of Political Science at MIT and director of MIT's Security Studies Program, is expert in U.S. national security policy, the organization and employment of military force, and great power intervention into civil conflicts.
Jeanne Guillemin, senior advisor at the MIT Security Studies Program, is a member of the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on WMD and works on issues regarding infectious diseases and biological weapons.
Augustus Richard Norton, professor of international relations and anthropology at Boston University, specializes in inter-sectarian relations in the Middle East, reformist Muslim thought, and strategies of political reform and opposition in authoritarian states.
John Tirman, executive director and principal research scientist at CIS, is author or coauthor of multiple books on international affairs, many of them exploring and advocating the human security paradigm in global affairs.
This event is co-sponsored by CIS and the MIT Security Studies Program.