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Counterinsurgency: America’s Strategic Burden

Featuring Lt. Col. John Nagl (Ret.), president, Center for a New American Security; David Kilcullen, The Crumpton Group; Janine Davidson, U.S. Department of Defense; Roger Cressey, Good Harbor Consulting, former NSC Staff Member; Michael Sheehan, Torch Hill Partners, former Deputy for Counterterrorism, NYPD; Peter Bergen, CNN Terrorism Analyst, author of The Osama bin Laden I Know; Steven Simon, Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations; Christine Fair, Senior Political Scientist, RAND Corporation; Montgomery McFate, Senior Social Scientist, US Army Human Terrain System; Steve Fondacero, Program Manager, US Army Human Terrain System; Nir Rosen, journalist; Col. Pat Lang, Retired Army, former Defense Intelligence Agency; Dr. Conrad Crane, Director, US Army Military History Institute; Thomas Johnson Director, Program for Culture & Conflict Studies, Naval Postgraduate School; Adam Silverman, Social Science Advisor for Strategic Communications, US Army’s Human Terrain System; Col. Martin Stanton, US Army; Joanna Nathan, currently undertaking a mid-career masters at Princeton University. Senior analyst for the International Crisis Group in Kabul from 2005-2009; Ken Silverstein, journalist, Harper’s Magazine; Stephen Holmes, Meyer Professor of Law, NYU Law; Karen Greenberg, Executive Director, Center on Law and Security, NYU Law



9:15 a.m.  Welcome and Opening Remarks

9:30-10:00 a.m. Keynote Speech

10:00-11:30 a.m. Counterinsurgency Today: Theory vs. Reality

11:30-1:00 p.m. Lessons from the Past: Counterinsurgency in History

1:00-2:00 p.m. Lunch Break

2:00-3:30 p.m. Assessing Afghanistan

3:30-5:00 p.m. What Lies Ahead


Links to view video of the conference are here: (REAL PLAYER UPDATE REQUIRED)




http://netvideo.nyu.edu:8080/ramgen/nyut /20091120_Law_Counterinsurgency_Assessing_Afghanistan.rv