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National Security Policy Speaker Series

The National Security Policy Speaker Series is a series of speaker events hosted by cPASS and GPS at UCSD. Speakers include policymakers and actors who operate within the National Security space. Talk topics include cybersecurity, weapons of mass destruction, nuclear weapons, region-specific security talks, and more.


May 21, 2018: John Lauder, Vice President for Intelligence, Threat Reduction and Homeland Security Programs at Arete Associates and NPEC Board Member

May 7, 2018: Brad Roberts, Director of the Center for Global Security Research at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

February 7, 2018: Torrey Froscher, CIA Foreign Weapons Proliferation and Programs Analyst, presented "North Korea's Nuclear Program: From an Intelligence Perspective"



November 17, 2017: Paul Stares, Director of the Center for Preventive Action at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), presented "America's Next War and How to Prevent It"

October 18, 2017: Henry Sokolski, Executive Director of the Nonproliferation Education Center, presented "How Peaceful Might East Asia's Civil Nuclear Programs Be?"