May 19, 2022 – NSF Special Topic Panel Discussion #5: War in Ukraine: Money laundering and sanctions avoidance

NSF will host our Fifth War in Ukraine Special Topics Panel Discussion on money laundering and avoiding sanctions on Russia on Thursday, May 19th 0900 – 1015 PDT. Our speaker will be Prof. Moyara Ruehsen from the Monterey Institute of International Studies (MIIS). Fortunately for NSF, Morrie teaches at MIIS and serves on an international illicit finance task force from her home in South Reno.

2022 Youth Security Forum – May 24, 2022

The 2022 Youth Security Forum (YSF) will provide students in Washoe County high schools with an opportunity to discuss the war in Ukraine with national and global security experts from the Schar School of Policy and Government at the George Mason University and the National Security Forum of Nevada.

Mar. 9, 2022 – NSF Special Topic Panel Discussion #1: War in Ukraine – Impacts to Nuclear Security

Less than two weeks ago NSF hosted an event about the impending war in Ukraine. Dr. Dmitry Gorenburg, Senior Research Scientist from CNA (formerly the Center for Naval Analysis), Professor Barbara Walker (UNR, Dept. History), and our very own Keith Hansen shared their insight about the factors that brought Russia to the brink of waging war in Ukraine.

Feb. 17, 2022 – NSF Virtual Forum: Russia-Ukraine on the Brink – Who will blink first?

As the world seems to teeter on the brink of the first ground war in Europe in over 75 years and the rhetoric grows more pointed by the day, diplomats continue to talk and talk. But can they talk Russia out of invading, NATO into solidarity, and Ukraine into peace and stability?