November 2012

Buried in the Sky: The Extraordinary Story of Sherpa Climbers on K2's Deadliest Day

Thu, Nov 29 2012 - 6:00pm

Buried in the Sky: The Extraordinary Story of the Sherpa Climbers on K2's Deadliest Day

Peter Zuckerman, Co-author, Buried in the Sky

For as long as Westerners have been climbing the world’s highest Himalayan peaks, Sherpas have been at their sides. But their stories are too often overlooked. Read more »

The Truth About Truvada and HIV Prevention

Wed, Nov 28 2012 - 6:00pm

The Truth About Truvada and HIV Prevention

Robert Grant, Senior Investigator, Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology; Professor of Medicine, UCSF
Dana Van Gorder, Executive Director, Project Inform - Moderator

The medication Truvada has been hailed as a turning point in the fight against HIV, because it has been shown to prevent infection in some people when used as a precautionary measure. But what are the limits of Truvada? Is a preventative pill a license to change behaviors? Read more »

Captain Paul Shemella: What is Terrorism and How Does it End?

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Mon, Nov 26 2012 - 6:00pm

What Is Terrorism Really, and How Does It End?

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Captain Paul Shemella, U.S. Navy SEAL (retired); Program Manager, Combating Terrorism Fellowship Program, Center for Civil-Military Relations, Monterey

Retired Navy Seal Shemella has spent the last decade working with partner countries around the world to develop strategies and capacities to combat terrorism. Read more »

National Insecurity: The Cost of American Militarism

Tue, Jan 22 2013 - 6:00pm

National Insecurity: The Cost of American Militarism

Melvin Goodman, Author, National Insecurity; former Soviet Analyst at the CIA and U.S. State Department

Post-election, everyone is focusing on how to create a robust economy. Twenty-four-year CIA veteran Goodman argues that American military spending makes us poorer and less secure while undermining our global political standing. Drawing on his first-hand experience with war planners and intelligence strategists, Goodman offers an insider's critique of the U.S. Read more »