Established in 2000

September 6, 2000
Marshall D. Shulman, The Adlai E. Stevenson Professor Emeritus of International Relations; Founding Director of the Harriman Institute; and Special Assistant to the Secretary of State, 1950-1953
The U.S., Russia and Europe: The Cold War and the Future

November 29, 2001
Gale A. Mattox, Professor of Political Science, U.S. Naval Academy
New Challenges to NATO

September 11, 2002
Charles A. Kupchan, Associate Professor, Department of Government and School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University
The U.S.A. and the Future of Multilateralism in the Post 9/11 Era: Is the U.S.A. a Sheriff Without a Posse?

September 11, 2003
Lawrence J. Korb, Senior Fellow and Director, National Security Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
National Security in an Age of Terrorism, Tyrants and Weapons of Mass Destruction

September 1, 2004
Stephen M. Walt, Academic Dean and Professor of International Affairs, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
America and the World in the Age of Terror

September 7, 2005
Lawrence S. Kaplan, Emeritus Director, Lemnitzer Center for NATO Studies, Kent State University; and Professorial Lecturer in History, Georgetown University
The Future of NATO

March 7, 2007
Frederic S. Pearson, Professor of Political Science and Director, Center for Peace and Conflict Studies, Wayne State University; and J. Martin Rochester, Professor of Political Science, University of Missouri-St. Louis
An Assessment of the Iraq War and the Bush Foreign Policy: Point/Counterpoint

September 11, 2007
Simon Serfaty, The Zbigniew Brzezinski Chair in Global Security and Geostrategy, Center for Strategic and International Studies
The Transatlantic Partnership At 60: Beyond Bush and Iraq

October 27, 2008
Jacques Andréani, Former French Ambassador to the U.S.A.
French Leadership in a United Europe

November 11, 2009
John Mueller, The Woody Hayes Chair of National Security Studies, Mershon Center, and Professor of Political Science, The Ohio State University
Nuclear Alarmism from Hiroshima to Al Qaeda

November 10, 2010
Robert H. Legvold, The Marshall D. Shulman Professor Emeritus, Department of Political Science, Columbia University
Dealing With Russia Obama Style

September 12, 2011
Dan Caldwell, Professor of Political Science, Pepperdine Univesity
Vortex of Conflict: U.S. Policy Towards Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq

September 11, 2012
Robert P. Barnidge, Jr. Lecturer, School of Law, University of Reading, U.K.
International Law, The War on Terror, and New Modes of Conflict: What Rules Apply?

October 28, 2013
Mark Tessler, Samuel J. Eldersveld Collegiate Professor of Political Science at the University of Michigan
Islam and Governance in the Arab World

October 2, 2014
Kimberly Marten, The Anne Whitney Olin Professor of Political Science, Barnard College, and Director of Development, The Harriman Institute for Russian, Eurasian, and East European Studies, Columbia University
Russia and the West: Ukraine and Beyond

September 16, 2015
Alan Kuperman, Associate Professor and Coordinator, Nuclear Proliferation Prevention Project, University of Texas as Austin
Confronting Iran’s Nuclear Program

September 20, 2016
J. Martin Rochester, Curators’ Teaching Professor of Political Science, University of Missouri-St. Louis
Fighting the War on Terror: The Tough Moral, Legal, and Strategic Choices Facing the United States

September 27, 2017
Alexander Cooley, The Claire Tow Professor of Political Science, Barnard College, and Director, The Harriman Institute at Columbia University
Russia’s Resurgence and the End of the Post-Cold War Era

September 13, 2018
Hal Brands, The Henry A. Kissinger Distinguished Professor of Global Affairs at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, and Senior Fellow, Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments
American Grand Strategy in the Age of Trump

October 28, 2021
Thomas Gouttierre, Director Emeritus of the Center for Afghanistan Studies, University of Nebraska Omaha
Afghanistan: An Introduction

November 8, 2021
Maj. Gen. Corey Martin, USAF, Director of Operations, U.S. Transportation Command, Scott Air Force Base
Afghanistan and the 2021 Evacuation of Civilians by the U.S. Military

November 30, 2021
Paul Costigan, Senior Vice President of Operations, International Institute of St. Louis
Resettling the Afghan Diaspora in St. Louis: Challenges and Opportunities