With U.S. attention turned toward the Middle East, is Southeast Asia suffering from this disinterest? Much of the area is faced with problems of anti-government insurgency and terrorist threats, but what action should the U.S. take to counter these threats? Just how important is Southeast Asia to the security of the United States?
Praemon‘s newest analyst, Evan Mecham, looks at recent events in the area to address these and other questions in his first article. Read it and other policy analyses at www.praemon.org.
"Making Sense of the Crisis in Gaza," James A. Toronto, associate professor of Arabic and Islamic studies (moderator); Joshua Gubler, assistant professor of political science; R. Quinn Mecham, an assistant professor of political science, NOON, 238 HRCB
"Career Reflections: Business," Roger Gardiner, managing director, Credit Risk Management and Advisory, Goldman Sachs, 4:00 P.M., 238 HRCB
“The Asian Century: Australia's Experience and Strategic Opportunities for America,” former Prime Minister of Australia Julia Gillard, currently chair of the board of the Global Partnership for Education, Wednesday, 17 September 11:00 A.M., Utah Museum of Fine Arts auditorium, SLC
"The Meaning of the Welfare State: The Welfare State Debate and Danish Literature," Lasse Horne Kjældgaard, director, The Society for Danish Language and Literature in Copenhagen, NOON, 238 HRCB
11:00 A.M.–2:00 P.M., Marigold Quad
"The Impact of Technology on International Security and Geopolitics," Jared Cohen, adjunct senior fellow; background reading; "The Future of Internet Freedom," "Web Censorship: The Net is Closing in," "The Dark Side of the Digital Revolution"; 10:00 A.M., 257 HRCB