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Monday, Sept. 19, 2022, at 9:oo a.m. ET: The Brookings Institution hosted the 2022 Knight Forum on Geopolitics. The forum is intended to bring the expertise of Brookings scholars from across the Foreign Policy program and beyond to analyze the most significant global issues of the day. The forum will consist of three panel discussions. In the first discussion, Brookings scholars will analyze the Russia-Ukraine War; in the second, more scholars will unpack the implications of the war on Europe’s security landscape; and the third panel will expand the lens of analysis of peace and security even further, to include Asia, China and Taiwan, South Asia, the Middle East, and the Global South.
Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022, at 9:30 a.m. ET: The Senate Committee on Armed Services will hold a hearing to examine U.S. nuclear strategy and policy. The committee will hear testimony from Madelyn Creedon, research professor at the George Washington University Elliot School of International Affairs; Eric S. Edelman, director of the United States Institute of Peace; Rose Gottemoeller, lecturer at the Stanford University Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and Center for International Security and Cooperation; and Franklin Miller, principal of the Scowcroft Group.
Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022, at 2:30 p.m. ET: The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations will hold a hearing to analyze unaccounted deaths in America’s prisons and jails, and how the Justice Department failed to implement the Death in Custody Reporting Act. The subcommittee will hear testimony from Vanessa Fano, sister of Jonathan Fano who died in the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison in Louisiana; Belinda L. Maley, mother of Matthew Loffin who died in the Chatham County Detention Center in Georgia; Andrea Armstrong, professor of law at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law; Gretta L. Goodwin, director of homeland security and justice at the U.S. Government Accountability Office; and Maureen A. Henneberg, deputy assistant attorney general for operations and management in the Office of Justice Programs at the U.S. Department of Justice.
Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2o22 at 9:30 a.m. ET: The House Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on National Security will hold a hearing to examine Russia’s use of private military companies to “foment and exploit instability around the world.” The subcommittee will hear testimony from Kimberly Marten, professor of political science at Barnard College; Catrina Doxsee, associate director of the Transnational Threats Project at the Center for Strategic and International Studies; and Joseph Siegle, director of research at the Africa Center for Strategic Studies at National Defense University.
Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2o22 at 2:00 p.m. ET: The Brookings Institution will host an event to examine antitrust policy in non-digital industries. The event will feature keynote remarks from Tim Wu, special assistant to the president for technology and competition policy at the White House National Economic Council, which will be followed by a panel discussion. Panelists include: Bill Baer, Brookings visiting fellow; Edith Ramirez, Partner at Hogan Lewis; and Howard Shelansku, professor of law at Georgetown University. The panel will be moderated by Nancy L. Rose, professor of applied economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022, at 9:00 a.m. ET: The Wilson Center will host an event to discuss reducing poverty in Mexico. The event will feature remarks from Gov. Alejandro Murat of Oaxaca, Mexico; Nabor Cruz Marcelo, executive director of the Mexican National Council for the Evaluation of Social Development Policy; and Susan W. Parker, professor of public policy at the University of Maryland.
Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022, at 5:30 p.m. ET: The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) will host a conversation about women in the intelligence community and defense sector. The event will feature remarks from Andrea Kendall-Taylor, senior fellow and director of the Transatlantic Security Program at CNAS, and Maggie Angel, a legislative aide in the U.S. Senate who works on defense, foreign policy, and veteran's affairs issues. The two will discuss their experiences working in the intelligence community and defense sector, how gender affects working in these sectors, and more.
Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. ET: The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) will host a conversation with Australian Minister for Climate Change and Energy Chris Bowen about prospects for a clean and secure energy future in the Indo-Pacific. The discussion will be moderated by Charles Edels, CSIS Australian chair and senior advisor.
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