The United States Army War College sponsored a panel discussion on War and Peace in the 21 st Century: Experiences, Prospects, and Implications for the United States of America. The event was open to the public, and took place at the JMU’s campus on Tuesday, April 18, 2006, at 7:00 p.m. in HHS 2301. Details here

The Honorable Modibo Ocran spoke to JMU students on: "Nation-Building, Civil Wars, and Conflict Resolution in Africa" Wednesday, April 12, 2006 at 7:00pm in HHS 2301. Details here

Scholar Dr. Abdulaziz Sachedina spoke at JMU on "ISLAM, DEMOCRACY, AND HUMAN RIGHTS, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5, 2006 in HHS 2301 at 7:00pm Details here

Dr. Walid Phares, Professor of Comparative Politics at Florida Atlantic University, also serves as terrorism analyst for NBC/MSNBC spoke about"Future Jihad: Is There a Counter Strategy?" on Wednesday, March 22, 2006, HHS 1302 at 7:00PM. Details here.

Dr. Bradford Thayer, Department of Defense and Strategic Studies, Missouri State University, gave a lecture on "The Nature of War: Understanding the Evolutionary Origins of Human Conflict, Wednesday, March 15, 2006, 7:00 PM in Harrison 1261. Details here

Dr. C. Dale Walton, Department of Defense and Strategic Studies, Missouri State University, on "Revolutions in Strategic Perspective, Past and Future", spoke on Wednesday, March 1, at 7:ooPM in Taylor 404. Details here

David Baker, Senior Foreign Press Coordinator for the Office of the Prime Minister of Israel was scheduled to speak on Monday, February 27th but was not able to make it due to flight cancellations. Details here

Dr. Andrew G. Bostom, the editor of the book, "The Legacy of Jihad: Islamic Holy War and the Fate of Non-Muslims," was at James Madison University Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m. Details here

Dr. Nikolas K. Gvosdev, Editor, The National Interest, Senior Fellow in Strategic Studies, The Nixon Center, lectured on "Ferment in the Middle East and the Future of Political Islam"

Thomas J. Zimmerman II, acting director of regional programs for Oxfam America, lectured at James Madison University on January 25, 2006. His presentation was on “The Future of the Humanitarian Enterprise” More info here.

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