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April 25, 2014
 


CSTSP Update

News

Big Data, Life Sciences, and National Security: Event Summary & Recap
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AAAS BMENA Mentoring Program - Characteristics of a Unique Mentoring Program for the BMENA Region
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Programs

Did you attend our April 1st event on "Big Data, Life Sciences, and National Security" and are interested in the continuing work on the project? Check out the Big Data Project website. The presentations and video from the event are also available on the Event page.

Projects

Interested in being involved in an innovative research project to predict future innovations in science and technology? CSTSP are involved in a project with George Mason University called SciCast. Check it out at https://scicast.org/aaas


Events

Washington DC Area Events

Homeland Security Congress
IDGA
Event Date: April 28 - 30, 2014
Event Location: Washington, DC
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American Energy Prowess in a Strategic Foreign Policy Perspective
Atlantic Council
Event Date: April 28-29
Event Location: 1030 15th Street, NW, 12th Floor (West Tower)
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New Tools for Science Policy - Designing Transitions in Energy Systems: The Human Dimensions
Arizona State University
Event Date: April 28, 8:30 - 10:30am
Event Location: 1834 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington
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Critical Infrastructure Protection Issues Identified in Order No. 791
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Event Date: April 29, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Event Location: 888 First Street NE
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The Flight MAP: The Marine Aviation Plan Through 2040
Center for Strategic & International Studies
Event Date: April 28, 9:00am - 10:00am
Event Location: 1616 Rhode Island Avenue, NW
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Climate Goals and Nuclear Power
National Press Club
Event Date: April 28, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Event Location: National Press Club, 13th Floor, Murrow Room, 529 14th Street Northwest
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Preparing for Deep Cuts: Options for Enhancing Euro-Atlantic and International Security
Brookings Institution
Event Date: April 28, 10:00-11:30am
Event Location: Brookings Institution, Falk Auditorium, 1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW
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A Time to Attack: The Looming Iranian Nuclear Threat
Georgetown University
Event Date: April 28, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Event Location: Mortara Building, 3600 N St.
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Triumph of Improvisation: Gorbachev's Adaptation, Reagan's Engagement, and the End of the Cold War
Wilson Center
Event Date: April 28, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Event Location: 5th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
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Dynamics and Challenges of Asymmetrical Alliance: The Case of the United States and Japan
John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies
Event Date: April 28, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Event Location: Room 812 - The Rome Building
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The United States and Iran: Can Diplomacy Prevent an Iranian Bomb?
American University
Event Date: April 28, 6:00 -7:30pm
Event Location: Abramson Family Founders Room, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW
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2014 Wharton DC Innovation Summit: Linking Innovators to National and Global Resources
University of Pennsylvania
Event Date: April 29-30
Event Location: FHI 360 Conference Center, near Dupont Circle
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The Technology Deficit: Attracting Tech Talent into Government and Civil Society
New America Foundation & MIT Information Policy Project
Event Date: April 29, 9:00am - 10:30am
Event Location: 1899 L Street NW Suite 400
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Toward A Europe Whole and Free
Atlantic Council
Event Date: April 29- 30
Event Location: 1030 15th Street, NW, 12th Floor
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US-Azerbaijan Convention - Vision for the Future
Assembly of the Friends of Azerbaijan
Event Date: April 29-30
Event Location: The Willard Washington DC
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The ICBM And Bomber Fleet In US Nuclear Deterrent Futures
Huessy Congressional Breakfast Series on Nuclear Deterrence & BMD, Air Force Association
Event Date: April 29, 8:00am - 9:00am
Event Location: Reserve Officers Association
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Subcommittee Hearing: The Administration's FY 2015 MENA Budget Request: Priorities, Objectives and Challenges
House Committee on Foreign Affairs
Event Date: April 29, 10:00am - 11:30am
Event Location: 2200 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515
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Environmental Information: The Roles of Experts and the Public
Wilson Center
Event Date: April 29, 10:00am - 11:30am
Event Location: 5th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
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Joint Subcommittee Hearing: U.S.-Russia Nuclear Arms Negotiations: Ukraine and Beyond
House Committee on Foreign Affairs
Event Date: April 29, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Event Location: 2172 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515
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The Future Army
Center for Strategic & International Studies
Event Date: April 29, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Event Location: 1616 Rhode Island Avenue, NW
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Environmental Information: The Roles of Experts and the Public
Wilson Center
Event Date: April 29, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Event Location: 6th Floor Woodrow Wilson Center
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The Future of the Russian-American Security Dialogue after the Ukrainian Crisis
Wilson Center
Event Date: April 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Event Location: 5th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
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Regional View of Security in Central Asia and the Caucasus
John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies
Event Date: April 29, 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Event Location: The Rome Building
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The Future of Energy
Young Professionals in Foreign Policy & Young Professionals in Energy
Event Date: April 29, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Event Location: Embassy of France
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Subcommittee Hearing: A Transformation: Afghanistan Beyond 2014
Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
Event Date: April 30, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Event Location: Senate Dirksen 419
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Digital Diplomacy & Embassy Engagement Workshop
Diplomacy Matters
Event Date: April 30, 11:30am - 2:30pm
Event Location: 1801 F Street NW
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Transatlantic Challenges of Preventing Further Destabilization in Ukraine
John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies
Event Date: April 30, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Event Location: Room 812, The Rome Building
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Mutual Assured Financial Destruction - The Future of Warfare is Financial War
John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies
Event Date: April 30, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Event Location: The Rome Building
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Cyberterrorism & Cybersecurity
George Washington University
Event Date: April 30, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Event Location: State Room, 7th Floor
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InSecurity: Race, Surveillance and Privacy in the Digital Age
New America Foundation
Event Date: April 30, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Event Location: 1899 L Street NW Suite 400
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2014 Forum on Science and Technology Policy
AAAS
Event Date: May 1-2
Event Location: Ronald Reagan Building
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A Transatlantic Pivot to Asia, featuring H.E. Frans Timmermans, Foreign Minister of the Netherlands
Center for Strategic & International Studies
Event Date: May 1, 8:00am - 2:00pm
Event Location: 1616 Rhode Island Avenue, NW
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Energy, Russian Power and Populism in the Shadow of Ukraine
Elliot School of International Affairs
Event Date: May 1, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Event Location: 1957 E Street NW
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Brazil's Internet Framework: The Politics of Defining a New Age of Global Internet Governance
Center for Strategic & International Studies
Event Date: May 1, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Event Location: 1616 Rhode Island Avenue, NW
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Gambling with Nature: Reframing Disaster Risk and Resilience
John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies
Event Date: May 1, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Event Location: The Rome Building
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Mutual Understanding: A Look at Russia and Ukraine
John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies
Event Date: May 1, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Event Location: Room 500 - The Bernstein-Offit Building
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Cutting Edge: Art & Science of Climate Change
AAAS
Event Date: May 1, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Event Location: AAAS Auditorium
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The Middle East in Transition: Allies, Adversaries, and Enemies
Foundation for Defense of Democracies
Event Date: May 1, 2014
Event Location: Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Washington, DC
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Space-Based Communications
Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies
Event Date: Friday May 2, 8:00am - 9:00am
Event Location: Capitol Hill Club
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Twin Challenges to Peace and Stability in Africa and to U.S. Policy: Boko Haram in Nigeria and Civil Conflict in South Sudan
Wilson Center
Event Date: May 2, 10:00am - 11:30am
Event Location: 5th Floor Woodrow Wilson Center
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Into the Fold or Out in the Cold? NATO Expansion and European Security after the Cold War
Wilson Center
Event Date: May 2, 10:00am - 11:30am
Event Location: 6th Floor Woodrow Wilson Center
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Politics of Energy Dependency: Ukraine, Belarus, and Lithuania
Women’s Council on Energy and the Environment
Event Date: May 2, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Event Location: 2101 L Street, N.W., Suite 44020
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Strategic Studies Speaker Series: Major General H.R. McMaster
John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies
Event Date: May 2, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Event Location: Rome Building Auditorium - The Rome Building
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Pacific Air Forces Strategy and Engagement in Asia-Pacific
Center for Strategic & International Studies
Event Date: May 5, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Event Location: 1616 Rhode Island Avenue, NW
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Energy, Water, and Agriculture Nexus: Risks and Opportunities
Atlantic Council
Event Date: May 5, 3:00 pm
Event Location: 1030 15th Street, NW, 12th Floor (West Tower)
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Nuclear Modernization in an Era of Budget Austerity
Huessy Congressional Breakfast Series on Nuclear Deterrence & BMD, Air Force Association
Event Date: May 6, 8:00am - 9:00am
Event Location: Capitol Hill Club
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21st Century U.S.-Egypt Strategic Relations
American Security Project
Event Date: May 7, 1:00pm - 6:00pm
Event Location: Four Seasons Hotel, Washington DC
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Electricity in Transition
Center for Strategic & International Studies
Event Date: May 8, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Event Location: 1616 Rhode Island Avenue, NW
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Climate Strategies Forum
Association of Climate Change Officers
Event Date: May 12, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Event Location: Washington Marriott
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Emerging Deterrent Challenges - Thoughts on the Nuclear Triad and Arms Control
Huessy Congressional Breakfast Series on Nuclear Deterrence & BMD, Air Force Association
Event Date: May 13, 8:00am - 9:00am
Event Location: Capitol Hill Club
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Gulf Cooperation Council and Ballistic Missile Defense
Huessy Congressional Breakfast Series on Nuclear Deterrence & BMD, Air Force Association
Event Date: May 14, 8:00am - 9:00am
Event Location: Capitol Hill Club
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Defense Budget Challenges, Sequestration Threats and Nuclear Triad Costs
Huessy Congressional Breakfast Series on Nuclear Deterrence & BMD, Air Force Association
Event Date: May 15, 8:00am - 9:00am
Event Location: Capitol Hill Club
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Course: Issues in Nuclear Nonproliferation- Short Course for Practitioners
James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies
Event Date: May 19-23
Event Location: 1400 K Street, NW - Suite 1225
Event Information: To apply, interested individuals should send the following materials to cnsdc@miis.edu: (1) A short bio/resume/CV; (2) a letter of nomination from their organization; and (3) one paragraph describing their past experience in the field and explaining how the course
would support their professional duties and development

Energy Efficiency Global Forum
Alliance to Save Energy
Event Date: May 20-21
Event Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center
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China's Rise, US Deterrent Challenges: the Realities of the Second Nuclear Age
Huessy Congressional Breakfast Series on Nuclear Deterrence & BMD, Air Force Association
Event Date: May 20, 8:00am - 9:00am
Event Location: Capitol Hill Club
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New Trends in Russian Nuclear Defense Strategy; and Russian Nuclear Modernization and Security Challenges
Huessy Congressional Breakfast Series on Nuclear Deterrence & BMD, Air Force Association
Event Date: May 23, 8:00am - 9:00am
Event Location: Capitol Hill Club
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The Future of ICBM and Strategic Deterrence
Huessy Congressional Breakfast Series on Nuclear Deterrence & BMD, Air Force Association
Event Date: May 30, 8:00am - 9:00am
Event Location: Capitol Hill Club
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Growing Challenges to US Nuclear Deterrence and Assurance in Asia-Pacific and Implications for US Strategic Posture & Forces
Huessy Congressional Breakfast Series on Nuclear Deterrence & BMD, Air Force Association
Event Date: June 3, 8:00am - 9:00am
Event Location: Capitol Hill Club
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Global and Layered Missile Defense Challenges
Huessy Congressional Breakfast Series on Nuclear Deterrence & BMD, Air Force Association
Event Date: June 4, 8:00am - 9:00am
Event Location: Capitol Hill Club
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Nuclear Proliferation, Deterrence, and Arms Control and the NNSA Enterprise
Huessy Congressional Breakfast Series on Nuclear Deterrence & BMD, Air Force Association
Event Date: June 5, 8:00am - 9:00am
Event Location: Capitol Hill Club
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Eighth Annual National Security Conference
Center for a New American Security
Event Date: June 11
Event Location: Willard Intercontinental Hotel
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House Perspectives on Missile Defense and Nuclear Deterrence
Huessy Congressional Breakfast Series on Nuclear Deterrence & BMD, Air Force Association
Event Date: June 11, 8:00am - 9:00am
Event Location: Capitol Hill Club
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Ohio Replacement Program; SSP and the Sea-based Deterrent
Huessy Congressional Breakfast Series on Nuclear Deterrence & BMD, Air Force Association
Event Date: June 13, 8:00am - 9:00am
Event Location: Capitol Hill Club
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Current Triad Requirements and Future Challenges
Huessy Congressional Breakfast Series on Nuclear Deterrence & BMD, Air Force Association
Event Date: June 17, 8:00am - 9:00am
Event Location: Capitol Hill Club
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Enduring Deterrent Truths and American Security Needs
Huessy Congressional Breakfast Series on Nuclear Deterrence & BMD, Air Force Association
Event Date: June 20, 8:00am - 9:00am
Event Location: Capitol Hill Club
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US Global Strike Command Topic: "USAFGSC: Five Years of Moving Forward"
Huessy Congressional Breakfast Series on Nuclear Deterrence & BMD, Air Force Association
Event Date: June 24, 8:00am - 9:00am
Event Location: Capitol Hill Club
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The Strategic Nuclear Triad and Missile Defense Contributions to US Security
Huessy Congressional Breakfast Series on Nuclear Deterrence & BMD, Air Force Association
Event Date: June 25, 8:00am - 9:00am
Event Location: Capitol Hill Club
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Course: CBRN Weapons: Science & Policy
George Mason University
Event Date: July 7-9
Event Location: Fairfax Campus
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Russia, EPAA Missile Defense and Future Deterrence and Arms Control Options
Huessy Congressional Breakfast Series on Nuclear Deterrence & BMD, Air Force Association
Event Date: July 8, 8:00am - 9:00am
Event Location: Capitol Hill Club
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Course: CBRN Weapons: Export Controls
George Mason University
Event Date: July 10-11
Event Location: Fairfax Campus
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Mideast Missile Realities and Missile Defense Capabilities
Huessy Congressional Breakfast Series on Nuclear Deterrence & BMD, Air Force Association
Event Date: July 11, 8:00am - 9:00am
Event Location: Capitol Hill Club
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Course: 21st Century Terrorism: Emerging Trends and Evolving Tactics
George Mason University
Event Date: July 14-16
Event Location: Fairfax Campus
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Nuclear Proliferation in Iran; The Right Nuclear Triad, BMD, Counter Proliferation and Arms Control Responses
Huessy Congressional Breakfast Series on Nuclear Deterrence & BMD, Air Force Association
Event Date: July 16, 8:00am - 9:00am
Event Location: Capitol Hill Club
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Course: Terrorism Analysis: Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methodologies and Tools
George Mason University
Event Date: July 17-18
Event Location: Fairfax Campus
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Perspective on Deterrence and Defense Needs
Huessy Congressional Breakfast Series on Nuclear Deterrence & BMD, Air Force Association
Event Date: July 18, 8:00am - 9:00am
Event Location: Capitol Hill Club
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Course: Pandemics, Bioterrorism, & International Security
George Mason University
Event Date: July 21-23
Event Location: Fairfax Campus
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Course: Biosurveillance: National & International Levels (July 24-25, 2014)
George Mason University
Event Date: July 24-25
Event Location: Fairfax Campus
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International Nuclear Policy Conference
Carnegie Endowment for Peace
Event Date: March 23-24, 2015
Event Location: Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, DC.
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Outside Washington, DC Area Events


The Multiplication of Threats: Climate Change & the Risks to National Security
American Security Project
Event Date: April 30, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Event Location: 303 E. Superior St., Chicago, IL 60611
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2014 Biosafety and Biosecurity Training Course
Event Date: July 10-17, 2014
Event Location: Fort Collins, CO
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News Articles

Brazil approves use of genetically modified mosquitoes - New Scientist, April, 23

New robot for nuclear disasters can tread into most hazardous sites - The Asahi Shimbun, April 18

French jihadists in Syria and cyber-indoctrination - Aljazeera, April 24

Armed Russian robocops to defend missile bases - New Scientist, April 23

Syria faces new inquiry into chemical weapons use - The Telegraph, April 24

Ice or Molten Salt, Not Batteries, to Store Energy - NY Times, April 21

How to contain an ebola outbreak - The Economist, April 18

Saudi health minister sacked as Mers death toll rises - BBC News, April 22

AAAS Analysis Confirms NATO Findings of Russian Buildup Near Ukraine Border - AAAS, April 23

FAA Opens First Operational UAS Test Site in North Dakota - AUVSI, April 21

FBI warns healthcare sector vulnerable to cyber attacks - Reuters, April 23

The biggest cyber threats: spies, criminals or co-workers? - Defense Systems, April 22


Fellowships, Internships, Courses and Scholarships

2014-15 Fellowship
O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law
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2014 Summer Internship Program
The Foreign Policy Initiative
Washington DC
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Internship
Energy, Environment and Security Program
Center for a New American Security
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Stimson Center
Research Associate - Southeast Asia Program
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Stimson Center
South Asia and Nonproliferation Intern
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Energy Fellow
Council on Foreign Relations
Washington DC
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Invitation to Submit Papers Related to Women and Conflict Outcomes Naval War College
Application Deadline April 15, 2014
For More Information please email Richard.menard@usnwc.edu


Jobs

Supervisory Health Scientist
Department of Health and Human Services
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Website and Digital Communications Manager 
America Abroad Media
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Brookings
Project Assistant, Energy Security Initiative
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Program Officer
Water Science and Technology Board
The National Academies
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Carnegie Endowment for Peace
Research Associate, Center on Social Dynamics and Policy
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Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor
Cornell University
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Director (Middle East Peace & Security Initiative)
Atlantic Council
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Director (Global Business and Economics Program)
Atlantic Council
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Senior Fellow (Transatlantic Security)
Atlantic Council
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Legislative Secretary for Peacebuilding Policy
The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL)
Submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@fcnl.org

Coordinator, Prevention & Protection Working Group
The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL)
Submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@fcnl.org

Project Manager
Science Engagement/BEP
CRDF Global
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The George W. Bush Institute - Program Coordinator for Africa, Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon
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American Action Network - Internships
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Educational Programs Assistant
Charles Koch Institute
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