Sept. 22, 2022 – NSF Virtual Forum: War and Reconstruction Afghanistan Lessons Learned: Have we really?

To kick-off our fall virtual program series we thought it was timely and important to take a retrospective look at the War in Afghanistan, 21 years after it started and one year after we withdrew our forces, precipitously.

Sept. 9, 2021 – NSF Sept. Virtual Forum: 911 Remembered

Well, this has been a challenging painful week for our country. It is hard to believe that as we approach the 20th anniversary of September 11, 2001, we are watching the Taliban retake control in Afghanistan and the gains we thought we had achieved melt away. Many prayers go out to our friends and colleagues who are still in country. May they find safe passage soon.

Dec. 3, 2020 – NSF VIRTUAL DECEMBER FORUM: Afghanistan: The Next Chapter?

After an intriguing and thought-provoking NSF event on 19 November with Dr. Andrew Bacevich, we will be diving into more details on the path forward and next chapter for the US in Afghanistan. Recent headlines and news stories have not made it easy to figure out what happens next for our troops, our allies, and our security.

Nov. 19, 2020 – NSF VIRTUAL NOVEMBER FORUM: Lessons of the Trump Years…

As we refocus our attention on critical foreign policy decision-making, NSF is honored to have an esteemed expert, historian, and writer join us to reflect on the past few years and challenge us to think and rethink the role of American power and military engagement in shaping our foreign policy. Perhaps most importantly, Dr. Bacevich and our own Dr. Ty Cobb share an academic past having served together as faculty at West Point.