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Recognizing 8 Signs of Terrorism

John Elway educates you on how to enhance community safety.

Colorado Remembers 9/11

The Beach Boys, the Colorado Symphony, and 40,000 people pay tribute on the 10th anniversary of 9/11.

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Over 70 U.S. leaders, foreign dignitaries, as well as hundreds of school groups and law enforcement personnel.

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Recognizing 8 Signs of Terrorism

John Elway educates you on how to enhance community safety.

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Can We Defeat ISIS?

February 17, 2016 – Featuring The Honorable Cory Gardner, Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn (Ret.) and Contributing Editor at The Atlantic Graeme Wood. The event was moderated by Faculty Director at New York University’s Center on Law and Security Samuel Rascoff.

National Security & Homegrown Terrorism

Ceremony

Introductions

Panel Part 1

Panel Part 2

Colorado Remembers 9/11: Race for the White House

September 10, 2015 – Featuring The Honorable Haley Barbour and Vice Chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee Donna Brazile, the event was moderated by MSNBC’s Hardball Host Chris Matthews. Governor John Hickenlooper and Mayor Michael B. Hancock hosted the event, honoring lives lost on September 1, 2001.

Global Threats to U.S. Security: ISIL’s Impact at Home & Abroad

The CELL and The Denver Post hosted Ambassador Christopher Hill and Dr. Mary Habeck on July 22nd for a panel discussion on the rise of ISIL, the instability in the Middle East, and the implications to U.S. domestic and foreign policy.

Violent Extremism & U.S. Response

April 1, 2015 – Featuring Senator John McCain (R-AZ), Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC), and moderated by Fox News Chief White House Correspondent Ed Henry, this program discussed the Iran nuclear deal, ISIL and growing tensions between Russia and Ukraine.

Colorado Remembers 9/11

September 11, 2014 –Featuring General David H. Petraeus and moderated by Washington, D.C. Bureau Chief for Cox News Andy Alexander, this event addressed emerging threats to U.S. national security.

U.S. Counterterrorism Abroad

July 15, 2014 – Featuring The Hon. Michael B. Mukasey and The Hon. Juan C. Zarate, and moderated by Greg Dobbs, this distinguished panel discusses Iraq, al-Qaeda and prisoner exchange.

The Cross Border Debate: Immigration, Trade & Security

Featuring The Hon. Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado; The Hon. John W. Suthers, Atty Gen. for the State of Colorado; The Hon. Marcy Grossman, Consul General of Canada; Linda Chavez, Chairman of the Center for Equal Opportunity; and The Hon. Bill Ritter, Jr., former Governor of Colorado.

U.S. Leadership in Shaping Global Security

Introductions

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Featuring The Hon. Leon Panetta, former U.S. Secretary of Defense; The Hon. Mark Udall, U.S. Senator for Colorado; Andy Alexander, former Washington Post Editor & Washington, D.C. Bureau Chief for Cox News; Jeffrey R. Tarr, Chief Executive Officer of DigitalGlobe, Inc.; and Hazel Miller, vocalist of The Hazel Miller Band.

Colorado Remembers 9/11: Looking at the Future of U.S. National Security

Part 1

Part 2

Featuring The Hon. Joe Lieberman, former U.S. Senator from Connecticut, and The Hon. Jane Harman, former U.S. Representative from California (36th); Hosted by John Hickenlooper, Governor of Colorado, and Michael B. Hancock, Mayor of Denver; and with a special ceremony led by the Colorado National Guard.

Balancing Civil Liberties and National Security

Introductions

Discussion Part 1

Discussion Part 2

Featuring Matthew G. Olsen, Director of the National Counterterrorism Center;Dr. James Jay Carafano, Vice President of the Foreign & Defense Policy, The Heritage Foundation; Samuel Rascoff, Associate Professor of Law at New York University School of Law; Ambassador Christopher Hill.

Discussion on Addressing Gun Violence

Intros

Discussion Part 1

Discussion Part 2

Audience Questions

Moderated by Governor John Hickenlooper; Panelists: Doug Lamborn, U.S. Congressman; John Morse, President of the CO State Senate; Ken Buck, District Attorney for Weld County; Rhonda Fields, CO State Representative; David Kopel, Independence Institute Research Director & Adj. Professor of Law, Denver University; & Tom Deland, President of the CO Assoc. of Chiefs of Police.

Homeland Security Today

Intros

Discussion 1

Discussion 2

Fmr. U.S. Secretary Michael Chertoff and Foundation for Defense of Democracies President, Cliff Ma.

Emerging Threats to U.S. National Security

Intros

Discussion

Q&A

Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Adm. James A. Winnefeld; U.S. Senator Mark Udall; Ambassador Christopher Hill; and Fmr. Security Advisor to the President, Kenneth Wainstein.

Future of Terrorism

Intros

Discussion

Q&A

Fmr. U.S. Secretary Tom Ridge, Ambassador Craig Stapleton, and Fmr. Colorado Governor Bill Ritter, Jr.

Why the U.S. Must Defeat Terrorism in the Next Decade

Intros

Discussion

Q&A

Fmr. Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Newt Gingrich; and Editor of The Denver Post, Greg Moore.

How the U.S. is Countering Today’s Terrorist Threats

Intros

Discussion

Q&A

U.S. Secretary Janet Napolitano and Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper.

Securing Mass Transit

Intros and Speech

Q&A

Fmr. CEO of Massachusetts Port Authority, Craig Coy; and CELL Executive Director, Melanie Pearlman.

Global Security & International Terrorism

Judging Guantanamo

Intros

Discussion

Q&A

U.S. Senator Gary Hart; Fmr. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Detainee Affairs, Charles Cully Stimson; and Human Rights First International Legal Director, Gabor Rona.

Breaking the Chain of Global Terror

Intros

Discussion

Q&A

His Excellency Husain Haqqani, Fmr. Pakistan Ambassador to the U.S.; Senior Advisor to the RAND Corporation, Brian Jenkins; and Fmr. Colorado Governor Bill Ritter, Jr.

Shared Strategies Between the U.S. & Israel

Intros

Discussion

Q&A

Fmr. Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor, Juan Zarate; and Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper.

Biennial of the Americas

Intros

Discussion

U.S. Senator Gary Hart; Fmr. Ambassador to Colombia, William Brownfield; General Victor Renuart, Jr., USAF (RET); Fmr. Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Patrol, Ralph Basham; Oscar Morales; and Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper.