About the lecture:
Dr. Tierney will review the background and causes of the attack, its defining tactical and strategic features, and its longer term implications for U.S. national security, both within the context of WWII and beyond.
About the speaker:
Dr. Tierney is a Former Special Assistant and Foreign Affairs Officer, U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency (1981-1993). He is a former participant in various national security negotiations for the U.S. Government; a former Executive Director of the Congressional Caucus on National Defense and the National Security Research Group, U.S. House of Representatives; a former Chairman of the Politics Department at Catholic University, and formerly Professor of International Relations, University of Virginia and The Johns Hopkins University. He is currently the Walter Kohler Professor of International Relations at the Institute of World Politics.