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    Transnational Illicit Networks

    The Council for Emerging National Security Affairs (CENSA) and Center for Security Studies co-sponsored an evening conference on Wednesday, March 5. The event, titled "Transnational Illicit Networks: Players, Policy, Power", featured Chip Poncy, Michael Mikaulcic, and Dr. Gary Shiffman as panelists. Dr. Amy Zalman served as the moderator.

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    Taking a Side

    On April 3, 2014, Jim Hake, Founder and CEO of Spirit of America, discussed his organization’s model of providing private, “not neutral” assistance in support of US national security objectives with students, staff, and faculty from the Security Studies Program.

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    Assessing the Impacts of Presidential Policy Directive 28 on the NSA and the broader Intelligence Community

    On January 17, 2014 President Obama issued the historic Presidential Policy Directive 28 (PPD 28) on Signals Intelligence Activities. On January 30, 2014 the Center for Security Studies hosted a panel of experts moderated by Professor Genevieve Lester to assess the impact of the PPD 28 on the US Intelligence Community, the government it serves, and the public at large.

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    National Security Career Choices with Col. John M. Collins, Ret.

    Col. John M. Collins's March 20th, 2014 presentation to SSP students, drawn from his impressive career in the US Army and Congressional Research Service, aimed to guide students through their long-term career planning in the security sector, as well as provide expert advice for career procurement and advancement.

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    A National Security Discussion with Robert Mueller

    Former FBI Director Robert Mueller spoke with students from the Security Studies Program about the past, present, and future of domestic intelligence and the critical role it plays in national security.

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    US Intelligence Reform after 9/11

    SSP students and faculty explored power politics and institutional reform in the post-9/11 from the perspective of former White House and congressional official Michael Allen. Mr. Allen discussed the national security restructuring that occurred in the wake of the 9/11 attacks, also the subject of his new book, "Blinking Red."

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    Covert Action Conference

    On February 7, 2013, the Center for Security Studies hosted numerous speakers for an all-day conference on covert action.

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