Dodge Billingsley will discuss “South Korean Armed Forces Engage a Shifting Defense Paradigm” on Wednesday, 26 February at noon in 238 HRCB.
Billingsley, a fellow at the David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies at BYU, is also the director of Combat Films and Research and a senior faculty member at the Naval Post Graduate School’s Center for Civil Military Relations.
He has been a long-time observer of many wars and contested regions and has spent considerable time with U.S. and foreign militaries worldwide, including Chechen insurgent forces, Turkish Special Forces, and Republic of Korea Marines. He embedded with the U.S. Marines for the invasion of Iraq in 2003 and embedded again with the U.S. Army’s 4-6 Infantry for the closure of Al Asad Air Base and the withdrawal of U.S. forces from Al Anbar Province, western Iraq in December 2011. Read More…
“U.S. vs. the World?: The Prohibition of Arbitrary Detention in Armed Conflict” will be presented by Matthew L. Duffin and Andrew J. Carswell on Wednesday, 5 February at noon in 238 HRCB. Their comments will be moderated by Eric Talbot Jensen.
Duffin is an assistant professor of legal studies at Utah Valley University and previously served as a military judge advocate for more than twenty years. His career has included serving as an Associate Deputy General Counsel (International Affairs) Department of Defense during the Iraq War; assistant professor at the United States Air Force Academy; and developing cases against the detainees at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, as a part of the Criminal Investigative Task Force. Read More…
Monday, 25 February
“Careers in Diplomacy”
noon, 238 HRCB
“Oral Assessment Preparation Session”
3:00 p.m., 238 HRCB
Philip Egger, diplomat-in-residence, arrived at Arizona State University in August 2011. Egger has been a Foreign Service officer with the Department of State since 1980 and currently holds the rank of minister-counselor. He has had a wide variety of assignments both overseas and in Washington, with his most recent assignment as consul general at the U.S. Embassy in Rome, Italy.
From 2007 to 2008, he served as the team leader for the Provincial Reconstruction Team for Muthanna Province in Iraq Read More…
Application deadline: Wednesday, 23 January 2013
On 2 March 2012 the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced the launch of a new fellowship program designed to attract outstanding young people to careers in international development. The Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship seeks to prepare young people for careers in international development as Foreign Service officers in the U.S. Agency for International Development. The Payne Fellowship Program provides benefits of up to $90,000 over two years toward a two-year master’s degree, arranges internships on Capitol Hill and at USAID missions overseas, and provides professional development and support activities leading to employment in USAID. Fellows may use the fellowship to attend a two-year master’s program Read More…
Tuesday, 2 October
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