5 Upcoming Events

Seminar - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

The CIA in Afghanistan, 1979-1989

Wed., Apr. 24, 2019 | 12:00pm - 1:15pm

One Brattle Square - Room 350

The Intelligence Project will host a lunch with Milton Bearden, Former Senior CIA Officer Responsible for the Afghan Covert Action , from 12:00-1:15pm in  One Brattl e350.

Lunch will be provided on a first come, first served basis. Please RSVP.

Ambassador Kristie Kenney

The American Academy of Diplomacy

Seminar - Open to the Public

U.S. and Asia – Opportunities and Challenges in 2019 with Amb. Kristie Kenney

Wed., Apr. 24, 2019 | 12:15pm - 1:45pm

Rubenstein Building - David T. Ellwood Democracy Lab, Room 414AB

The Future of Diplomacy Project will host Ambassador Kristie Kenney (32nd Counselor of the U.S. State Department and Ambassador to various countries) in a public seminar to discuss the opportunities and challenges in North Korea, China, and democracy in Southeast Asia.

Election posters in Israel, April 8, 2019

Wikimedia CC/Rakoon

Seminar - Open to the Public

Israeli Elections 2019: Ramifications for Israel, the United States, and the Region

Thu., Apr. 25, 2019 | 12:15pm - 2:00pm

One Brattle Square - Room 350

Speaker: Chuck Freilich, Senior Fellow, International Security Program

The speaker,  a former deputy national security adviser in Israel, author of Israeli National Security: A New Strategy for an Era of Change (2018), will discuss the ramifications of Israel's elections for Israel itself, the United States, and the Middle East. Among the issues addressed: the future of the peace process, the Iran nuclear issue and Iranian challenge generally, the potential for conflict with Hezbollah and Hamas, U.S.-Israeli relations, and the elections' domestic ramifications.

Please join us! Coffee and tea provided. Everyone is welcome, but admittance will be on a first come–first served basis.

Conference - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

The Ethics & Morality of Intelligence

Tue., May 7, 2019 | 8:00am - 6:00pm

The Ethics of Intelligence is a full day conference hosted by the Intelligence Project at Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. 

The conference will consist of four panels, a working lunch, and a reception. The morning sessions will focus on the purpose, role, and constraints of intelligence as a lever of statecraft while the afternoon sessions with address the moral and ethical questions raised by the means of intelligence. 

The conference is open to all and free to attend. However, advanced registration is required.

Location: The Wadsworth Room, Charles Hotel, 1 Bennett St, Cambridge MA