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Wargames And National Security

Wednesday, March 16, 2022

The Hoover Institution hosts Wargaming: Its History, Application, and Future Use on February 16, February 23, and March 16, 2022.

The March 16 session discusses how wargames impact national security and defense decision making and whether social science methods can inform these kinds of games.


WATCH THE DISCUSSION


Day Content panelists

march 16
11:00-12:30PM PT

Wargames and National Security:
A discussion about how wargames impact national security and defense decisionmaking and whether social science methods can inform these kinds of games.

Mr. Bob Work was the thirty-second Deputy Secretary of Defense, serving alongside three Secretaries of Defense from May 2014 to July 2017.

Dr. Micah Zenko is the Director of Research and Learning, McChrystal Group.

Dr. Stacie Pettyjohn a Senior Fellow and Director of the Defense Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS).

 

The Hoover Institution invites you to join leading historians, political scientists, and national security decision-makers as they discuss the role that wargames that have played in international relations, how social science can help guide wargame design and analysis, and the future applications of wargames for policy problems and academic research. Based off the recently published article, "Wargaming for International Relations," the series is moderated by authors, Dr. Jackie Schneider, Hoover Fellow, Hoover Institution, Dr. Reid Pauly, Brown University, and Dr. Erik Lin-Greenberg, MIT.

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