The Global Institute welcomed back Congressman Adam Schiff, the Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, to give an off-the-record worldwide threat assessment to institute members.
Congressman Steve Israel joined with Long Island University’s Hutton House to invite community members for a discussion and book signing of his new novel “Big Guns,” a satire about the gun lobby.
The Global Institute welcomed Ambassador Cho to historic Winnick House on the day before the historic summit between the leaders of North and South Korea. In an off-the-record session, Ambassador Cho provided Global Institute members with candid and insightful analysis of what’s transpiring on the Korean peninsula
In a unique, first-of-its-kind trip for Long Island, former Congressman Steve Israel led over 20 members of the Global Institute on a national security delegation to Israel. On a trip focused on Israel’s qualitative military edge, as well as the country’s culture and history, the delegation traveled extensively and even joined Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for a meeting at the Knesset.
An audience of more than 1,500 welcomed Vice President Joe Biden at the Tilles Center, where he discussed foreign policy and national security. Following a 25 minute address, Vice President Biden joined former Congressman Steve Israel for an in-depth open discussion.
The Global Institute at LIU hosted General David Petraeus on the LIU Post campus for an exclusive off-the-record event with Global Institute members and a conversation for an audience of students and veterans with the Institute’s Chairman, former Congressman Steve Israel. “How can you not be optimistic, especially on a college campus on Long Island’s Gold Coast?”
-General David Petraeus
President Clinton joined Global Institute leaders for a VIP reception, followed by an address to 2200 people in Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, where he discussed North Korea and the Middle East, as well as gun legislation, education, and broader issues. His Q&A session with Rep. Israel lasted more than an hour, in which he answered key questions including climate change,
college affordability, and what he viewed as the greatest challenges during his administration.
Over 400 people attended this conference, which featured prominent experts, including: Consul General Dani Dayan, Assistant U.S. Attorney Taryn A. Merkl, Nassau District Attorney Madeline Singas, Suffolk Police Commissioner Timothy Sini, Nassau Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder, Evan Bernstein of the Anti-Defamation League, and keynote speaker Dr. Deborah Lipstadt, one of the world’s most respected Holocaust historians and anti-Semitism experts. Dr. Lipstadt was recently portrayed in the 2016 film ‘Denial,’ which was based on her extensive work in combating Holocaust Denial and anti-Semitism.
“Everything you need to know about strategy, tactics, and leadership can be learned by understanding the lessons of the Battle of Gettysburg.” -Congressman Steve Israel
As Chairman of the Global Institute, Congressman Israel arranged for Major General (Ret.) Robert Scales, former Commandant of the U.S. Army War College, to conduct a unique Executive Leadership Tour of Gettysburg that put attendees in the middle of history. General Scales walked the battlefield with the group which included Members of the Global Institute and Business Leaders, to help draw lessons they can apply to their own organizations. The Gettysburg experience immerses attendees at the crossroads of American history to learn timeless lessons on leadership, effective communications, intelligence, and more.
Congressman Israel had the honor of addressing a national security policy conference at West Point. This annual conference provides a forum for distinguished scholars, practitioners, and government officials to engage in candid discussions on topics of national importance.
Former Congressman Steve Israel and the Global Institute at LIU welcomed Congressman Adam Schiff for an in-depth assessment of the United States’ foreign policy challenges. Congressman Schiff has made national and international headlines as the Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.
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“With the launch of this Global Institute, LIU will become a real leader in global affairs. The Institute will bring world leaders to the region, introduce new brands of strategic thinking and problem solving, and assist decision makers here in New York in deepening their understanding of international relations.” -General Colin Powell In the earliest months of the Trump Administration, former Secretary of State and General Colin Powell joined the Global Institute for an assessment of key national security and foreign policy challenges. Powell argued for a robust state department budget to achieve essential U.S. foreign policy goals and analyzed events in North Korea, China, and Russia.
The Institute’s leaders gather regularly for off-the-record executive breakfasts with key leaders in national security and global affairs. These breakfasts afford members with the opportunity to hear directly from decision makers about the news of the day in an unfiltered setting.
Breakfast guests have included:
- Congressman Peter King, Member of the Homeland Security Committee and Chairman of the Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence, for a Worldwide Threat Assessment
- Congressman Adam Schiff, Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on intelligence, for a Worldwide Threat Assessment
- Ambassador Dani Dayan, Israel’s Consul General to New York, on U.S.-Israeli relations
- Congressman Lee Zeldin, for an assessment on our national security challenges
Former Korean Ambassador
Ahn Ho-Young, on North
Former U.S. Secretary of
Energy, Ernest Moniz, on
Consul General of France in New
York, Anne-Clare Legendre, on the
Off-the-record Cyber Threat
Assessment with Meg King,
from the Woodrow Wilson
International Center for Scholars
North Korea Update
with Robert Litwak, from the
Woodrow Wilson International
Center for Scholars
Congressman Adam Schiff,
on our nation’s intelligence