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The Week That Will Be

Cody M. Poplin
Monday, October 27, 2014, 12:00 AM

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Monday, October 27th at 3 pm: Johns Hopkins SAIS's Center for Transatlantic Relations will host a launch of their new book entitled Advancing the US-Nordic-Baltic Security Cooperation. For a list of speakers and to RSVP, visit the event announcement at the Johns Hopkins website. Tuesday, October 28th at 6:30 pm: The World Affairs Council will host General David G. Perkins in a conversation on the Future Army: Win in a Complex World. Register here. Wednesday, October 29th at 9 am: Deepti Choubey, Laura Holgate, Robert Floyd, Masood Khan, and Kees Nederlog will discuss Preventing Nuclear Terrorism Globally in a panel at Johns Hopkins SAIS. This event will be off the record. RSVP here. Wednesday, October 29th at 9:30 am - 4:30 pm: This all-day conference at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace will examine the Islamic State and the Middle East's Shifting Geopolitical Landscape. Four panels of regional experts and practitioners will consider the political, security, and sectarian dynamics fueling the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, the inherent contradictions within the U.S.-led coalition, the impact of Iran on recent developments, and the challenges facing U.S. policymakers. For more information on panel times and guests, visit the Carnegie announcement. Thursday, October 30th at 5 pm: In National Insecurity, David Rothkopf explores how the two most recent presidents and their advisers navigated a changing world in the wake of 9/11. From their stinging failures to their soaring successes, he envisions a path forward, for the U.S. to reassert its leadership and return balance to the global order. Join David at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace as he talks with former national security advisers Sandy Berger, Zbigniew Brzezinski, and Brent Scowcroft about the trends and challenges for U.S. foreign policy outlined in his book. The panel discussion will be followed by a reception. RSVP here.

Cody Poplin is a student at Yale Law School. Prior to law school, Cody worked at the Brookings Institution and served as an editor of Lawfare. He graduated from the UNC-Chapel Hill in 2012 with degrees in Political Science & Peace, War, and Defense.

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