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IISS-Americas US Policy Makers Series

Intelligence and Policy in an Era of Transparency

Dr Gregory Treverton, Chairman of the US National Intelligence Council, discussed how US intelligence can maintain a strategic edge in a world awash with information and where most nation states now have intelligence collection capabilities that were once the preserve of a few powers.

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Continuity and Change: The Nature of Future Armed Conflict

Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster, Director of the Army Capabilities Integration Center (ARCIC) and Deputy Commanding General for US Army Training and Doctrine Command for Futures, spoke on the new Army Operating Concept (AOC), ‘Win in a Complex World’, which describes the future of armed conflict and the ways in which the US Army will adapt and prepare.

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Andrew Shapiro

About the US Policy Makers Series

The IISS-Americas Policy Makers Series provides a forum for senior US officials to present new policies and initiatives to the broader strategic, expert, business and media communities.

  • Events

    Defence Budgeting and National Security: A Conversation with Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James

    13 June 2016. 

    IISS–Americas Policy Makers Series
    The Honorable Deborah Lee James, Secretary of the Air Force
    IISS–Americas, Washington DC
    Monday 13 June 2016, 2–3PM EDT

  • Events

    NPT Review Conference Preview

    26 March 2015. 

    IISS-US Policy Makers Series
    Mark Fitzpatrick
    Director, Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Program, IISS
    Dr Edward Ifft
    Former Member of the Senior Executive Service, U.S. State Department and Professor, Georgetown University
    Discussant: Dr. Matthew Harries
    Managing Editor of Survival and Research Fellow, IISS
    IISS-US, Washington DC
    Thursday 26 March 2015

  • Events

    Intelligence and Policy in an Era of Transparency

    19 March 2015. 

    IISS-US Policy Makers Series
    Dr Gregory Treverton
    Chairman, National Intelligence Council
    Chair: Nigel Inkster
    Director of Transnational Threats and Political Risk, IISS
    IISS-US, Washington DC
    Thursday 19 March 2015, 10:30am-11:30pm EDT/3:30-4:30pm GMT

  • Events

    Continuity and Change: The Nature of Future Armed Conflict

    19 February 2015. 

    IISS-US Policy Makers Series
    Lieutenant General H. R. McMaster
    Director, Army Capabilities Integration Center and Deputy Commanding General, Futures, US Army Training and Doctrine Command
    Chair: Dr. Eliot A. Cohen
    Robert E. Osgood Professor of Strategic Studies, Johns Hopkins SAIS
    Council Member, International Institute for Strategic Studies
    IISS-US, Washington DC
    Thursday February 19 2015, 10:30am-12pm EDT/3:30-5pm GMT

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    The New Landscape of European Security

    08 October 2014. 

    IISS-US Policy Makers Series
    Derek Chollet
    Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs,
    US Department of Defense
    IISS-US, Washington DC
    Wednesday 8 October 2014

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    Conventional Arms Transfer Policy: Advancing American national security through security cooperation

    23 April 2014. 

    IISS-US Policy Makers Series
    Gregory Kausner, 
    Deputy Assistant Secretary for Regional Security and Arms Transfers,
    US Department of State
    IISS-US, Washington DC
    Wednesday 23 April 2014, 10-11am EDT/ 3-4pm BST

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    The Future of Navy Operations Under Sequestration

    08 November 2013. 

    IISS-US Policy Makers Series
    Admiral Jonathan Greenert
    Chief of Naval Operations, US Navy
    IISS-US, Washington DC
    Friday 08 November 2013

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    The Arms Trade Treaty and Its Implementation

    03 October 2013. 

    IISS-US Policy Makers Series
    Vann H. Van Diepen 
    Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation
    IISS-US, Washington DC
    Thursday 03 October 2013

  • Events

    Protecting the American Economy from Cyber Attacks

    22 July 2013. 

    IISS-US Policy Makers Series
    Congressman Mike Rogers
    Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
    IISS-US, Washington DC
    Monday 22 July 2013

  • Events

    US Outer Space Diplomacy in President Obama's Second Term

    29 March 2013. 

    IISS-US Policy Makers Series
    Frank A Rose, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Space and Defense Policy
    IISS-US, Washington DC
    Friday 29 March 2013