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Lectures & Conversations
New Frontiers in the 21st Century
The Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series
Old Wars, New Threats
Lawrence Husick
Toshi Yoshihara
Sat, March 9th, 2013 | 9:00 am - 12:15 pm
$60
(members $36)

A series of Saturday programs presented in collaboration with the Foreign Policy Research Institute.

EVENT DETAILS

Following the New York Times’s recent coverage of cyberattacks linked to the Chinese Army, join us for two timely lectures that will examine the potential threats and conflicts that could define global relations in the 21st Century.

Registration and Continental Breakfast
9 am

A Layman’s Guide to Cyberwar
Featuring: Lawrence Husick
9:30 am

In a presentation that has been lauded by former National Security Advisor Robert McFarlane, Lawrence Husick examines why the cyberwars of the future are the next great threat to national security, military capabilities, and civilian systems and infrastructure.

Imagining Conflict with China – and Avoiding It
Featuring: Toshi Yoshihara
11 am

With the rapid expansion of China’s economy has come the rise of its military power and the enlargement of its regional and global aspirations. Is China on a trajectory that will bring it into conflict with the United States?

SPEAKER BIOS

Lawrence Husick is co-chair of the Foreign Policy Research Institute’s Center for the Study of Terrorism. Toshi Yoshihara is John A. van Beuren Chair of Asia-Pacific Studies at the U.S. Naval War College.

LOCATION

The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024

PURCHASING TICKETS BY PHONE/IN PERSON

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