Emerging Threats

A Political-Economic Conflict Seminar and Panel

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Description


Current U.S. security concerns are broader and more multi-dimensional than at any time in our nation’s history. The interests and values of the United States are inextricably tied to states (both large and small) and movements (both benign and hostile) throughout the world. 

With the rise of China, the resurgence of Russia, and the nuclearization of rogue states such as Iran and North Korea, the United States is challenged on many fronts. China and Russia are also fielding advanced conventional weapons and new non-kinetic technological and economic capabilities at a rapid pace.

Senior leadership in the Department of Defense must confront a global environment that is not only daunting in its complexity, but one that is undergoing vast social, political, and economic changes. Whether the issues are economic, cultural, or ideological, together they form a dynamic challenge to the wisdom and the resources of our foreign and defense policy.

 

Format


This one-day program is broadcast live from the Capitol Hill Club and streamed via YouTube (or other available platforms) to military bases and personnel around the world. The program will feature a minimum of four presentations in the morning followed by an open panel discussion in the afternoon. Questions from the attendees will be fielded by the program moderator via “chat.”

 

Topics


  • Prioritizing Imminent Global Geo-Political Risks
  • Emerging Chinese Military, Space and Security Concerns
  • The Rise of 21st Century Socialism: Why it Threatens U.S. National Security
  • The Cyber-War Theater: Fault-lines and Frontlines in the War on the Future
  • Global Engagement: Combating Terrorism Worldwide
  • Putin’s Russia: Implications for U.S. National Security
  • Emerging Threats and Why History Matters
  • Immigration: Addressing the Political and Security Challenges
  • The Emergence of Information Dominance Strategies in 21st Century Warfare
  • Warfare in Space: Geopolitical Threat Assessment
  • American Leadership and Global Power: Is the United States Ready for the Future?

 

Exceptionally relevant topics and highly-credentialed speakers; very thought-provoking, in a great way; all speakers were appropriate as were the topics. As well-run and organized a class/course as I’ve ever been to.

B.K., Air Force • National and International Secuirty Leadership Seminar February 2017

Facilities, organization and speakers were superior. One of the best educational experiences I have had.

W.J., Air Force • National and International Secuirty Leadership Seminar March 2017

Format is terrific! Lots of speakers from across government enterprise and no power points. Plenty of time for engaging dialogue. I love to hear what experts and insiders have to say about out WDC enterprise.

J. Haywood, Wright Patterson Air Force Base

Balanced program with multiple views on complex subjects—well worth my time!

W.B., Pentagon • Enterprise Perspective Seminar April 2015

Very interesting group of speakers! Best seminar/program I’ve attended in 34 + years.

P.F., Air Force • Leadership in a Transformational Age Seminar July 2016