Anniversary celebration in Monterey draws alumni from around the world and special guests including Special Representative of the President for Nuclear Nonproliferation Susan Burk, former CNN White House correspondent Frank Sesno, and Assemblyman Bill Monning.
International Policy Studies
A public reading of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Rhodes’ new play about the 1986 Reagan-Gorbachev summit that nearly ended the nuclear arms race will be held Saturday at 2:00 in the Irvine Auditorium.
Sam Marrero (MAIPS ‘10) polishes his Arabic skills at the American Research Center in Cairo.
Joel Wiseman (IPS ‘09) pursues his love of international economics at the Department of Commerce.
Video and audio of the November 12 lecture by Professor Ed Laurance celebrating his appointment as Gordon Paul Smith Chair in International Policy Studies is now available on YouTube and iTunesU.
“Communicating Change in a Complex World” will bring leading professional communicators and media managers to the Monterey Institute on November 20 to examine the emerging role of social media and digital organizing as vehicles for change.
Dr. J.D. Yuan’s essay for Asia Times Online analyzes current political conditions and prospects for bilateral relations with Japan, South Korea and China.
The participation of former and current arms control officials of both nations adds to the realism of the simulation led by CNS Director William Potter.
Gordon Paul Smith Chair in International Policy Studies Edward J. Laurance will present “The Global Scourge Of Armed Violence: Can Anything Be Done?” on November 12 in the Irvine Auditorium.
In an op-ed piece published in the Los Angeles Times, Professor Moyara Ruehsen of the Graduate School of International Policy and Management offers a critical analysis of the effectiveness of the NATO allies’ efforts to discourage opium production in Afghanistan.