Volume IV, Number 4

December 2015

Editor’s Note


December 2015

Professor Yonah Alexander


Selected Seminar Proceedings (moderated by Professor Yonah Alexander)


November 30, 2015—“Turkey-U.S. Strategic Partnership”

Hon. Tugay Tunçer


October 23, 2015—“Russia’s Middle East Strategy: Quo Vadis?”

Professor Shireen Hunter, Dr. Andrew Bowen, Scott Edelman


October 2, 2015—“The Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: A Third Intifada or an Endgame?”

Dr. Aaron David Miller, Dr. Wayne Zaideman, Ghaith Al-Omari, Hon. Reuven Azar, Professor Yoram Peri


September 17, 2015—“NATO’s Mission in the Old-New Strategic Environment: Confronting Regional and Global Challenges”

Richard Weitz, Guy Roberts


August 27, 2015—“Combating Separatist Terrorism: Assessment of Past Lessons, Future Outlook, and ‘Best Practices’ Response Strategies”

Professor Robert Forst, Paul Goble, Dr. Christos Kyrou




August 13, 2015—“Terrorism Captives: Tactical, Legal, and Strategic Implications”

Dr. Harlan Ullman


June 11, 2015—“Combating Terrorism: The Role of Traffic Stops in Undermining Terrorists and Extremists”

Professor Dean Alexander


March 30, 2015—“International Cooperation in Combating Terrorism: Review of 2014 and Outlook for 2015”

Gov. James Gilmore


Special Reports (authored, edited, and supported by Professor Yonah Alexander)

Syria: Quo Vadis?”—(IUCTS, October 2015)


A National Blueprint for Biodefense: Leadership and Major Reform Needed to Optimize Efforts”—Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense report (co-sponsored by IUCTS, October 2015)


“Combating the Islamic State: Is a New Strategic Blueprint Needed?”—(IUCTS, December 2015)

Featuring Hon. Robert McFarlane, Dr. Dov Zakheim, Lieutenant General (Ret.) Keith J. Stalder, Ambassador (Ret.) Ed Marks, Professor Dean Alexander


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