The Week That Will Be

The Week That Will Be

By Ritika Singh
Monday, June 2, 2014, 12:00 AM

Event Announcements (More details on the Events Calendar)

  • Mon, June 2 at 8:30 am: The Center for Strategic and International Studies is holding a day-long event on the evolution of the Treasury Department's national security role. The symposium, [email protected], will trace the evolution of the Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence "over the past decade and discuss the role of financial tools over the next decade." Speakers include Jacob Lew, Tom Donilon, Stephen Hadley, Michèle Flournoy, and Keith Alexander.
  • Wed, June 4 at 10 am: The Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Initiative at the Brookings Institution is holding an event entitled U.S. Missile Defense Developments: How Far? How Fast? along with the Union of Concerned Scientists. The panel will discuss "the current state of the U.S. missile defense program and the challenges that it faces."
  • Wed, June 4 at 1 pm: The Brookings Institution is holding two events in conjunction with the anniversary of the Edward Snowden disclosures about the National Security Agency. The first is called The International Implications and will explore the continued effects of the disclosures. "The first panel will address the regional reactions to the NSA revelations and what, if any, repercussions they may have for American diplomacy, soft power and trust. The second panel discussion will focus on how the leaks have influenced internet governance, trade and the intelligence community and what those consequences may mean for the future international order."
  • Thurs, June 5 at 2 pm: The second event is called The Future of U.S. Surveillance Authorities. Ben will moderate this event, which will be a debate on the resolution “U.S. surveillance authorities require fundamental reform.” Arguing in favor are Jameel Jaffer of the ACLU and Julian Sanchez of the CATO Institute. Arguing in opposition are Chris Inglis, former NSA deputy director, and Carrie Cordero, director of National Security Studies at Georgetown Law.