The Defense Education Forum (DEF) video library is a database of DEF produced videos. Many of the videos document DEF programs in their entirety, while others feature key scenes of DEF produced forums and panels.
Transforming U.S. National Security
January 7, 2011: DEF Director, Bob Feidler interviews the CEO and president of the Project on National Security Reform (PNSR), Jim Locher. Mr. Locher discusses ongoing efforts to reform the U.S. national security system as well as the roll of the RC in contributing to a more effective and more capable national security system for the 21st century.
Police Training in an Age of Global Terror
Oct. 21, 2010: The Defense Education Forum (DEF) and The Institute for the Study of War (ISW) presented an assessment of police training in troubled and developing states.
National Security Reform Case Study: The Fadlallah Affair
National Security Reform Case Study: Asymmetric Threats
Oct. 19, 2010: The Defense Education Forum (DEF) and the Project on National Security Reform (PSNR), presented two case studies offering unique insights for assessing national security reform.
The Foreign Fighter Problem: Recent Trends & Case Studies (Panel 1)
Panel 2: Somalia Case Study
Panel 3: Maghreb Case Study
Panel 4: Yemen Case Study
Sept. 27-28, 2010: DEF & The Foreign Policy Research Institute presented a two day conference focused on indentifying new trends and possible solutions in the flow of foreign fighters by examining several regional studies. Areas of focus included Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen, Somalia, and others.
US-China Maritime Security Relations
May 13, 2010: DEF and the Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI) presented a conference to examine the current and future state of US-China maritime relations. The session addressed the prospects for conflict and accommodation, the merits of the each parties' claims, and the significance of these issues for broader US-China relations.
Legal Issues Related to Targeted Killings
April 22, 2010: DEF and The American Bar Association's Standing Committee on Law & National Security presented a panel discussion focused on the legal basis for targeted killings carried out by US drone attacks. Panelists examined military law, intelligence law, international human rights law, and the Constitution in their discussion of an applicable legal framework.
Military Medicine Seminar: The State of the Art
April 9, 2010: DEF and DuPage Medical Group presented a seminar focusing on the state of military medicine. Topics addressed included the evaluation and treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury (TBI), medical training issues, traumatic response, and more.
Iraqi Civil Society Forum
March 4, 2010: DEF and the Education for Peace in Iraq Center (EPIC) hosted a forum on the future role of the US in Iraq and the role Iraqi civil society will have in ensuring a successful transition and sustained sovereignty.
Continuing Legal Education Seminar on USERRA
Feb. 7, 2010: Captain Samuel Wright, Director of ROA's Servicemembers Law Center, presented a CLE seminar on the Uniformed Services Employment and Re-Employment Rights Act.
Resourcing the Army Reserve as an Operational Force
Jan. 26, 2010: Assistant Chief of the Army Reserve, Mr. James Snyder, delivered a briefing during a DEF event, on meeting the operational needs of the Army Reserve's current operational tempo.
Power in East Asia (Opening Remarks)
Panel 1: China
Panel 2: Japan
Panel 3: Challenges for Smaller States
Jan. 25, 2010: The source, scope, and influence of power in East Asia are subjects of paramount importance to US domestic and international security interests. DEF and the Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI) presented a program aimed at addressing these complex issues.