Class of 1989 Session Overview

“As a spear carrier on the Joint Staff, I found the sessions of Seminar XXI a terrific way to get an alternative view of what we were doing in the Pentagon.”
GEN Montgomery Meigs, USA (Ret.) Former CINC US Army, Europe

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Program Director and Staff

Program Director: Prof. Suzanne Berger
Assistant Director: Kimberly Nolan
Program Coordinator: Megan van Frank
Research Assistant: Jonah Levy
Senior Advisors: Jake Stewart, Mitzi Wertheim

Session Date Participating Faculty
July 25, 1988 Introduction Prof. Samuel Huntington
September 9, 1988 Soviet Union Dr. Ed A. Hewett, Prof. Stanley Hoffman, Prof. Gail Lapidus, Prof. Robert Legvold, Prof. Stephen Meyer, Prof. Victor Zaslavsky
October 3, 1988 Western Europe Pierre Hassner, Dr. Josef Joffe
November 7, 1988 Japan Prof. Richard Samuels, Amb. Koji Watanabe
December 5, 1988 Iran and Islam Prof. Bernard Lewis, Dr. Gary Sick
January 9, 1989 South Africa Michael Clough, Moeletsi Mbeki
February 13, 1989 China Prof. Lucian Pye, Dr. Richard Solomon
March 6, 1989 India Prof. Ashis Nandy, Prof. Myron Weiner
April 3, 1989 Central America Elliot Abrams, Prof. Terry Karl
May 12, 1989 Trade, Technology, and Security Dr. Mary Good, Hiroo Kinoshita, Robert McCormack, Clyde Prestowitz, Prof. Lothar Rühl, Prof. Richard Samuels, Amb. Koji Watanabe, Prof. John Zysman


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