Special Guest Speaker

Dr. Silinsky is a 33-year veteran analyst of the Department of Defense, an adjunct professor at the United States Army War College and an affiliate professor at the University of Haifa. He is the author of “The Taliban - Afghanistan’s Most Lethal Insurgent Group,” and “Jihad and the West – Black Flag over Babylon,”.

Special Guest Speaker

Anders Åslund is a resident senior fellow in the Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center at the Atlantic Council. He also teaches at Georgetown University. He is a leading specialist on economic policy in Russia, Ukraine, and East Europe.

Conference Speakers

Rethinking Regions in the Internet Age: How to Govern the Internet?

Christopher Mondini
Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers

The Evolving Geo-Politics of the Asia-Pacific Region and the Rise of China

Sourabh Gupta
Institute of China-America Studies

Confronting Challenges to Democracy in Africa: Lessons from the 2016 Elections in Gabon, Gambia and Ghana

Dr. Kwaku Nuamah
American University

Historical Memory Wars and Their Impact on Politics, Society, & Personal and National Identity in Russia & Ukraine

Ms. Izabella Tabarovsky
The Kennan Institute

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