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Dennis Wilder on Protocol for Trump’s Asia Trip

Professor Dennis Wilder, who formerly served on the National Security Council, discussed the importance of protocol, etiquette, and “face” in Asian cultures, advising Trump to refrain from confrontational tweeting during his upcoming diplomatic trip to Asia.

Bruce Hoffman on Lessons from Israel in Lone Wolf Terrorist Attacks

Professor Bruce Hoffman, Director of the Center for Security Studies, explains that while there is no way to predict lone wolf terror attacks such as that in New York on October 31, there are lessons the U.S. can learn from Israel and Europe in preventing the attacks altogether.

Mastro on China’s Plans in Event of Korean War

Oriana Skylar Mastro, Assistant Professor of Security Studies, described to ABC News how special forces from China’s People’s Liberation Army could likely secure most NK nuclear sites in the event of war.