Graduate researchers and Monterey Institute students Leslie Wukstich, Jonathan Prohov, and Marc Elliott recently presented their research related to terrorist financing to a visiting delegation of 20 senior Chinese government officials.
“We are the best recruiters,” say Monterey Institute students and U.S. Army Veterans Jens Wiik and Olga Volcsko, noting that a number of their military friends have joined them after hearing their stories about MIIS.
The Monterey Terrorism Research and Education Program’s second annual conference at the Monterey Institute featured a series of panel discussions and a keynote address by former Congressman Jim Kolbe.
MonTREP Director Russ Howard has been in high demand recently as a public speaker and national media expert for his wide ranging expertise on current international security threats.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s impassioned address at the Monterey Institute of International Studies Friday lauded the role that MIIS and CNS play in promoting nonproliferation education.
Brigadier General (ret.) Russell D. Howard, a Special Forces veteran and MIIS alumnus, has been appointed director of the Monterey Terrorism Research and Education Program (MonTREP) at the Monterey Institute.