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WA09 Wednesday 8:30 - 10:15 AM, Eisenhower Room (Marriott) Intelligence as an Institution
Sponsor(s): Intelligence Studies

Chair, Richard Valcourt, International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence

Governing the Secret Agencies: Organizational Conundrums of America's Hidden Government, Loch K. Johnson, University of Georgia

The Central Intelligence Agency in a New Era: Bureaucratic Decline or Resurgence?, Christopher M. Jones, Northern Illinois University

Coordinating the Federal Response to Terrorist Incidents Involving Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD): Implications for Organization Theory, Domestic Terrorism, and Policy, Jason E. Pate, Monterey Institute of International Studies

Bureaucratic Dimensions of the CIA, Stafford T. Thomas , California State University, Chico

Discussant, Abraham Miller, University of Cincinnati


WC10 Wednesday 1:45 - 3:30 PM , Congressional Room , Intelligence Oversight

Sponsor(s): Intelligence Studies

Chair, Abraham Miller, University of Cincinnati

Secrecy, Democracy, and the CIA: Congressional Oversight of the CIA During the Eisenhower Presidency, David M. Barrett, Villanova University

Congressional Oversight of Intelligence: Present Practices and Procedures, Frederick M. Kaiser, Congressional Research Service

Recent Trends in Intelligence Oversight, Steve Knott, U.S. Air Force Academy

The Oversight of the Australian Intelligence Services, Geoffrey R. Weller, University of Northern British Columbia

Discussant, Richard Valcourt, International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence


WD26 Wednesday 3:45 - 5:30 PM, Diplomat Room, Roundtable: Current Intelligence Issues: A View From Inside the Beltway

Sponsor(s): Intelligence Studies

Chair, John D. Macartney, American University

Roundtable Discussants:
Edward Abington, U.S. State Department
James Lucas, National War College
John Millis, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, U.S. Congress
Lloyd Salvetti


TA11 Thursday 8:30 - 10:15 AM , Empire Room , Diplomacy and Intelligence: Information, Perceptions, and Policy

Sponsor(s): Diplomatic Studies, Intelligence Studies

Chair, John D. Stempel, University of Kentucky

Perceptions and Labels: The Mojahedin-e-Khalq on Information Needs of Decision Makers, Daniel S. Gressang , U.S. Joint Military Intelligence College

Imaging the Enemy: The KGB and the West, 1967-1991 , Robert W. Pringle, University of Kentucky

Error, Folly, and Policy Intelligencr, John D. Stempel, University of Kentucky

Discussant, Frederick L. Wettering, Wettering Associates


TB09 Thursday 10:30 AM - 12:15 PM , Warren Room (Marriott), Roundtable: Security Studies for the 21st Century

Sponsor(s): International Security Studies

Chair, Joseph Lepgold, Georgetown University

Roundtable Discussants
Roy Godson, Georgetown University
George A. Lopez, University of Notre Dame
George Quester, University of Maryland
Richard Shultz, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University
J. Ann Tickner, University of Southern California


TC11 Thursday 1:45 - 3:30 PM , Truman Room (Marriott) , Why Do States Play Dirty? Theories of Conflict and the Covert Use of Force

Sponsor(s): Intelligence Studies

Chair, Gregory A. Weisler , Emory University

The Security Dilemma and the Use of Covert Force, Elizabeth E. Anderson, Georgetown University

The Sinking of the Maine: The Originary Postmodern Covert Operation, Larry George, California State University, Long Beach

Extending a Theory of U.S. Overt and Covert Military Intervention to Post Cold War U.S. Military Interventions and to Military Interventions by Other Great Powers, Stephen Majeski, University of Washington; David Sylvan, Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva

Domestic Political Context and Choosing Covert Force, Gregory A. Weisler, Emory University

Discussant, Ronald W. Cox, Florida International University


TD11 Thursday 3:45 - 5:30 PM , Warren Room (Marriott) , New Perspectives on Warning and Intelligence

Sponsor(s): Intelligence Studies

Chair, Arthur Hulnick, Boston University

The Politics of Misconception: Israel's 1973 Intelligence Failure Revisited, Uri Bar-Joseph, Haifa University

What the Indication and Warning System Can Teach the Early Warning Community, Suzanne Heigh, Joint Military Intelligence College

Early Warning- On The Eve of the Yom Kippur War (1973): New Foundings, Ephraim Kahana, Western Galilee College

Warning the Leadership: Problems and Prospects of Warning Intelligence, Michael A. Turner, United States International University

Discussant, James J. Wirtz, U.S. Naval Postgraduate School


FA25 Friday 8:30 - 10:15 AM, Diplomat Room, Preventive Early Warning: Improving Response Mechanisms to Humanitarian Disasters

Sponsor(s): Ethnicity, Nationalism and Migration; Intelligence Studies; International Organization; Peace Studies

Chair, J. Craig Jenkins, Ohio State University

The Characteristics of Violent Conflict Since 1400 A.D., Peter K. Brecke, Georgia Institute of Technology

Automated and Human Analysis for Crisis Early Warning, John L. Davies, University of Maryland; Chad McDaniel, University of Maryland

The Emerging De Facto, Informal Early Warning Relationship Between Relief Agencies and the Media, Steve Hansch, Congressional Hunger Center

Early Warning Has No Value Without a Menu of Responses, Don Krumm, Consultant

Contingency Planning in the Rwanda/Burundi Refugee Crises in Tanzania, 1993-1996, Tony Waters, California State University, Chico

Discussants, Andre Goodfriend, U.S. Department of State; Pauletta Otis, Department of Defense


FC11 Friday 1:45 - 3:30 PM, Cabinet Room, Secrets and Scholars: Problems and Prospects in Declassification and Access I

Sponsor(s): Intelligence Studies

This Panel precedes Panel(s) FD11

Chair, John H. Hedley, CIA and Georgetown University

CIA and Executive Order 12958, Edmund Cohen, Central Intelligence Agency

Openness: Being Public About Secret Intelligence, Arthur Hulnick, Boston University

Discussant, Sheila Kerr, University of Salford


FD11 Friday 3:45 - 5:30 PM , Cabinet Room, Secrets and Scholars: Problems and Prospects in Declassification and Access II

Sponsor(s): Intelligence Studies

This Panel follows Panel(s) FC11

Chair, John H. Hedley, CIA and Georgetown University

Probing the former East German Ministry of State Security, Jefferson Adams, Sarah Lawrence College

Declassification and Scholarly Access in the UK, Gill Bennett, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, London

The Russian Archives: Opportunities and Obstacles to Scholars, Amy Knight, George Washington University

Discussants, Edmund Cohen, Central Intelligence Agency; Sheila Kerr, University of Salford


SA11 Saturday 8:30 - 10:15 AM, Forum Room, Peace Keeping, Peace Enforcement, and Failed States

Sponsor(s): Intelligence Studies

Chair, Steve Metz, U.S. Army War College

Out of the Closet: Intelligence Support for Post-Modernist Peacekeeping, David A. Charters, University of New Brunswick

The Iraqi Opposition and the Failure of U.S. Intelligence, Michael M. Gunter, Tennessee Technological University

Strengthening International Enforcement without Military Combat: Towards a United Nations Civilian Police and Peacebuilding Force, Robert C. Johansen, University of Notre Dame

Guerrillas in Their Midst: New Responses to Internal Conflict, William G. Rosenau, SAIC/FPRI

Discussant, Timothy J. Lomperis, Saint Louis University


SB13 Saturday 10:30 AM - 12:15 PM, Marquee Cabaret Room, U.S. Intelligence Support to Organized Crime: Myth and Reality

Sponsor(s): Intelligence Studies

Chair, Roy Godson, Georgetown University

Contentions About an Unholy Alliance: Are the Methods and Data Adequate?, Roy Godson, Georgetown University; Joseph Trapple, Georgetown University

Allegations of CIA Involvement in Drug Trafficking During the Contra Campaign: Results of CIA Inspector General Review, Fred Hitz, Princeton University

Covert Operations and the Asian Opium Trade: A Comparison of the CIAs Legacy in Southeast Asia and Southwest Asia, Alfred McCoy, University of Wisconsin, Madison

U.S. Support for Organized Crime in Italy: The Politics of Myth and Reality, Peter Schneider, Fordham University; Jane Schneider, City University of New York

Discussants, Samuel Halpern; Phil Williams, University of Pittsburgh


SC11 Saturday 1:45 - 3:30 PM, Embassy Room, Fighting Strategic Proliferation: After South Asia's Tests

Sponsor(s): Intelligence Studies, International Security Studies

Chair, Timothy Hoyt, Georgetown University

Command and Control of South Asia's Emerging Nuclear Forces, Clayton P. Bowen, Center for Non-Proliferation Studies

Democracies in Conflict: India and the US After Pokhran II, Timothy Hoyt, Georgetown University

U.S. Technology Transfer and Indian Proliferation, Gaurav Kampani, Center for Non-Proliferation Studies

India and Pakistan's Acquisition of Nuclear Weapons: Lessons for Potential Proliferators, Thomas Mahnken, U.S. Naval War College

Discussant, Henry Sokolski, Nuclear Proliferation Education Center