REGISTER TODAY! Friday, June 14, 2013 Luncheon and Lecture Program -- The U.S. has made Stabilization and Reconstruction Operations (SROs) a "third leg" of the Pentagon's mission along with traditional warfare. What are the lessons learned from our experience in Iraq? If Syria collapses, is the U.S. ready to effectively respond? Join us for a luncheon and lecture program with Stuart W. Bowen, Jr., Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction (SIGIR), who will speak on the recent report "Lessons Learned From Iraq," which presents the deficiencies of our current system, and what can be done to improve the structure and implementation of reconstruction and stabilization operations. Go to our Registration Page for more information and to register. This event is co-sponsored with the Union League Club of Chicago Public Affairs Committee.
SCHOOL SECURITY: SHARING AND ENHANCING BEST PRACTICES On March 1, 2013, the National Strategy Forum conducted a program on School Security. Sponsored by the Cook County Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, this two-hour program focused on school security best practices, characteristics and risk factors of potential perpetrators, and tactical operations and strategy for first responders and school security personnel. The program is now available for viewing on your internet-enabled device - simply go to the School Security Webcast page for more information on the program, the speakers, and YouTube links to view the program segments.
The Winter 2013 issue of the National Strategy Forum Review Is Now Online! This issue is composed of two parts. Part I looks at U.S. security interests and strategic challenges in Africa. Part II looks at Cook County, Illinois security issues from a national security perspective. To read this edition, please visit the National Strategy Forum Review Winter 2013 page.
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