February 2, 2016
On January 20, 2016 Georgia Tech’s Center for International Strategy, Technology and Policy (CISTP) along with the Center for European and Transatlantic Studies (CETS) hosted a public panel to discuss the implications and potential effects of COP21. The panel was moderated by Dr. Alasdair Young of the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, and featured His Excellency Denis Barbet, Consul General of France, Dr. Marilyn Brown and Dr. Emanuele Massetti from Georgia Tech’s School of Public Policy, Dr. Erik Johnson from Georgia Tech’s School of Economics, Dr. Jarrod Hayes from the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, and Dr. Kim Cobb from Georgia Tech’s School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences.
January 7, 2016
North Korea jolted the rest of the world this week with its announcement that it had tested a hydrogen bomb. International leaders and observers aren't so sure it was a hydrogen device, but it has still caused great concern.
Former Georgia Democratic Sen. Sam Nunn has spent years studying the threat of nuclear expansion. He is the co-founder (with Ted Turner) of the Nuclear Threat Initiative and a distinguished professor in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs at Georgia Tech.
January 5, 2016
On December 1, 2016 the Center for International Strategy, Technology, and Policy (CISTP) co-hosted “Changing National Security Landscape, 1945-1953: The Ray Davis ’38 Legacy Symposium” with the School of History and Sociology. The symposium honored the legacy of the late General Raymond G. Davis, an alumnus of the Institute, as well as the 65th anniversary of the Battle of Chosin Reservoir, where General Davis earned his Medal of Honor.
December 31, 2015
“Iraqi Troops Gain Major Victory Over ISIS” interviewed Lawrence Rubin, assistant professor in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, about how the takeover of Ramadi, Iraq, could affect the Islamic State's recruiting and geographic presence.. KQED, December 29, 2015.
November 2, 2015
February 16, 2016, 9:30 am - 11:00 am at Instructional Center, Room 205
Before there was an Iranian nuclear deal, the international community and the U.S. have been dealing with the elimination of an entire class of WMD. Join Ms. Carmen Kifer, U.S. Army, for a discussion of the challenges that the US and others face as we seek to rid the world of the threat of chemical weapons once and for all. The Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) seeks to achieve a world free of an entire class of weapons of mass destruction and to foster cooperation in the peaceful uses of chemistry.
February 22, 2016, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm at Klaus Advanced Computing Building, Room 1116 West
Join the Center for International Strategy, Technology and Policy for a discussion with Lieutenant Colonel Paul Brister (USAF) on alternative and Special Operations Forces specific strategies to counter ISIS with a specific focus on unconventional warfare and the promise and challenges of implementing such strategies.