This week in DC: (Some) Events 8.5.13

With Congress in recess, there’s not a lot happening in the city this week (or much of August generally). Here’s the best of what’s on, for those of who prefer the humidity anyway.

All events:

  1. Monday, August 5
    The Future of Political Islam in Egypt Post-Morsi
    10:00AM – 11:20AMAhmad Atif Ahmad, professor of religious studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and Jonathan Brown, associate professor of Islam and Muslim-Christian Understanding at Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, will discuss this topic.
  2. Tuesday, August 6
    Military Strategy Forum with Major General Steven L. Kwast, Director, U.S. Air Force Quadrennial Defense Review
    Center for Strategic and International Studies
    1:30PM – 2:30PMThe past week has brought renewed focus to the QDR. Please join us for a discussion with Major General Kwast, followed by a Q&A.
  3. Wednesday, August 7
    Peace and Stability Operations Colloquium Series: Countering the Lord’s Resistance Army
    GMU School of Public Policy
    1:00PM – 3:30PMSpeakers: Scott Duncan and Charlene Brown (U.S. Department of State). Scott Duncan is a Foreign Affairs Officer in the Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations (CSO) where he supports strategy development for engagements in Africa and leads efforts to integrate new technologies and innovative approaches into conflict prevention efforts…Charlene Brown is a Stabilization Operations Specialist in the Africa Operations team at CSO, where she currently covers Great Lakes and counter-LRA issues.

(image courtesy of Dell)

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