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Admiral Mike Mullen: "Perspectives on the Global Security Environment"

Admiral Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, discussed "Perspectives on the Global Security Environment" during the 2011 Rostov Lecture on International Affairs on Thursday, March 31.

Johnny Isakson: "American Foreign Policy and Africa"

U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson Spoke on Africa at SAIS on March 31
Johnny Isakson, Republican senator from Georgia and ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee's Subcommittee on African Affairs, discussed "American Foreign Policy and Africa" on Thursday, March 31.

Lindsey Graham: "American Foreign Policy: A View From the Senate"

Lindsey Graham, Republican senator from South Carolina and member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, discussed "American Foreign Policy: A View From the Senate" on Wednesday, April 6.

Panel: "What It All Means: Implications of North and South Korean Relations With Myanmar."

Michael J. Green, senior adviser and Japan chair at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and associate professor at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service; Joseph Y. Yun, deputy assistant secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs at the U.S. Department of State; and William M. Wise (moderator), acting director of the SAIS Southeast Asia Studies Program, discussed "What It All Means: Implications of North and South Korean Relations With Myanmar."

Panel: "Myanmar and the Two Koreas: Dangers and Opportunities"

On Monday, April 11, SAIS hosted a conference on "Myanmar and the Two Koreas: Dangers and Opportunities." David Albright, physicist and president of the Institute for Science and International Security; Robert Kelley, nuclear engineer and former U.S. Department of Energy affiliate; Alexandre Y. Mansourov, visiting scholar at the U.S.-Korea Institute at SAIS (USKI); Charles L. (Jack) Pritchard, president of the Korea Economic Institute and former U.S.

Raghuram Rajan: "Fault Lines: How Hidden Fractures Still Threaten the World Economy"

Raghuram Rajan, professor of finance at the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago, discussed his recent book, Fault Lines: How Hidden Fractures Still Threaten the World Economy, on Friday, April 15.

Ron Kirk: Q&A;

Ron Kirk, United States trade representative, participated in a Q&A session on Wednesday, April 20, with SAIS students and Matthias Matthijs, a professorial lecturer in the SAIS International Economics Program, serving as moderator.

Said Jawad: "Afghanistan: Transition, Reconciliation and Exit Strategy"

Said T. Jawad, diplomat-in-residence in the SAIS South Asia Studies Program and former Afghan ambassador to the United States, discussed "Afghanistan: Transition, Reconciliation and Exit Strategy" on Thursday, April 21.

Francis Fukuyama: "The Origins of Political Order: From Prehuman Times to the French Revolution"

Francis Fukuyama, senior fellow at the SAIS Foreign Policy Institute and Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow at Stanford University; Adam Garfinkle, editor of The American Interest; Michael Woolcock, lead social development specialist for the World Bank's Development Research Group; and Cinnamon Dornsife (moderator), acting director of the SAIS International Development Program, discussed Fukuyama's new book, The Origins of Political Order: From Prehuman Times to the French Revolution.

Panel: "The Peace Corps at 50: How Far Will You Go?"

Kevin Quigley, president of the National Peace Corps Association and former professorial lecturer in the SAIS International Development Program; and SAIS graduates Jill Miller, deputy director of the Civil Society Development Division at IREX; Matthew Breman, director of the Africa Program at Chemonics; and Eric Melby, founding member of the Scowcroft Group, discussed "The Peace Corps at 50: How Far Will You Go?" on Wednesday, April 27.

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