158 Events

Seminar - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

"The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War," with Ben MacIntyre

Tue., Oct. 23, 2018 | 2:01pm - 3:00pm

John F. Kennedy School of Government - Littauer Building, Belfer Center Library, Room L369

The Intelligence Project will host a book talk seminar with New York Times Bestselling Author Ben MacIntyre on his new book, "The Spy and the Traitor", on Tuesday, October 23rd from 2:00-3:00pm in the Belfer Center Library

Refreshments will be served. Harvard IDs checked at the door. Please register below. 

Lt. General Abdul-Wahab al-Saadi, commander for the Iraqi counterterrorism forces' operation to re-take Fallujah from Islamic State militants, speaks at a military camp outside Fallujah, Iraq, Monday, June 27, 2016.

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Seminar - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

"The Future of Jihad," with Peter Bergen and Lt. Gen. Abdulwahab al-Saedi

Wed., Oct. 17, 2018 | 12:00pm - 1:30pm

John F. Kennedy School of Government - Littauer Building, Belfer Center Library, Room L369

The Intelligence Project an Saudi & GCC Security Project will host a lunch seminar with Peter Bergen and Lieutenant General Abdulwahab al-Saedi, on Wednesday, October 17th from 12:00-1:30pm in the Belfer Center Library (L369).

Lunch will be provided. Admission will be on a first come, first served basis. 

US Intelligence Community Seal

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Special Series - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

Women in Intelligence: Panel Discussion and Networking Event

Mon., Oct. 15, 2018 | 4:00pm - 6:30pm

John F. Kennedy School of Government - Taubman Building, Allison Dining Room, 5th Floor

From uncovering Benedict Arnold to providing actionable intelligence on Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the role of women who work in the intelligence community continues to change in a dynamic, threat-rich world.
 
Please join the Intelligence Project for a panel discussion with senior female executives from across the intelligence community to discuss their careers and the important role women who work in intelligence play in national security decision making. 

Seminar - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

"Russia in the Middle East: Return to Realpolitik," with Dan Hoffman

Wed., Oct. 10, 2018 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm

1 Brattle Square - Room 350

The Intelligence Project will host a lunch seminar with Daniel Hoffman, former Chief of Station and Senior Executive Clandestine Service Officer with the CIA, on Wednesday, October 10th from 12:00-1:00pm in One Brattle 350.

Lunch will be provided. Admission will be on a first come, first served basis. 

Seminar - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

"Known Unknowns: The Middle East in 2019-2020," with Norman Roule

Wed., Oct. 3, 2018 | 8:45am - 10:00am

1 Brattle Square - Room 350

The Intelligence Project will host a breakfast seminar with Norman Roule, former National Intelligence Manager for Iran (NIM-I), from 8:45-10:00am in One Brattle 350. Rolf Mowatt-Larssen will moderate.

Breakfast  will be provided. Please RSVP below and bring your Harvard ID for check-in at the door. 

Conference - Open to the Public

Taking Flight: Exploring Innovative Uses of Drone Technology

Wed., Sep. 26, 2018 | 12:00pm - 6:00pm

“Taking Flight: Exploring Innovative Uses of Drone Technology” – a half-day conference hosted by the Intelligence Project at Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center – will focus on the security, commercial, and humanitarian futures of this rapidly emerging technology. Speakers will highlight opportunities for the expansion of drone technology both for defense and non-defense uses and will underscore the need to ensure that the technology will be utilized in ways that benefit the public good.

The conference will include expert presentations and discussions on drone applications and implications for the defense, humanitarian, and commercial sectors. Drone expert Bernard Hudson, Senior Fellow with the Intelligence Project and former Chief of Counterterrorism with the CIA, will moderate a follow-up panel discussion with the presenters and questions from the audience.  The conference will conclude with a cocktail reception.

Location: The Kennedy Room, Charles Hotel, 1 Bennett St, Cambridge MA

Seminar - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

"The Assault on Intelligence," with General Michael Hayden

Tue., Sep. 25, 2018 | 2:00pm - 3:00pm

John F. Kennedy School of Government - Littauer Building, Belfer Center Library, Room L369

The Intelligence Project will host a seminar with General Michael Hayden, former Director of the CIA and NSA, from 2:00-3:00pm in the Belfer Center Library (L369). Rolf Mowatt-Larssen will moderate.

Refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP below and bring your Harvard ID for check-in at the door. 

Official photo of David Petraeus, Director of the Central Intelligence Agency

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Seminar - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

Intelligence Lunch with David H. Petraeus

Wed., Sep. 19, 2018 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm

1 Brattle Square - Room 401

LOCATION CHANGE: This event will now be taking place in the One Brattle 401 classroom.

The Intelligence Project will host a lunch with General David Petraeus, Former Director of CIA, on Wednesday, September 19th from 12:00-1:00pm in One Brattle 401. Rolf Mowatt-Larssen will moderate.

Lunch from Flour Bakery will be provided on a first come, first served basis. Please RSVP below and bring your Harvard ID for check-in at the door. 

Mike Rogers Hosts CNN's "Declassified"

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Seminar - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

"The Changing Role of Espionage," with Mike Rogers

Wed., Sep. 12, 2018 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm

1 Brattle Square - Room 350

The Intelligence Project will host a lunch with Mike Rogers, former member of Congress representing Michigan's Eighth Congressional District and Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI), from 12:00-1:00pm in One Brattle 350. Rolf Mowatt-Larssen will moderate.

Lunch from Flour Bakery will be provided on a first come, first served basis. Please RSVP below and bring your Harvard ID for check-in at the door. 

Special Series - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

Takeaways from the 2018 HKS Student Delegation to Saudi Arabia

Thu., May 3, 2018 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm

John F. Kennedy School of Government - Littauer Building, Belfer Center Library, Room L369

From April 6-15, 2018 the Saudi & GCC Security Project took a group of 11 HKS students to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Please join us for lunch and a panel discussion with the students about their experience in the Kingdom, what they learned, and their expectations and predictions for the future of the country.