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Events and Appearances - Juan Zarate

May 2016

State of Play: Combatting Today’s Illicit Financial Networks

11th May 2016 - 12:00 PM

The world of illicit finance continues to present challenges to U.S. national security and the integrity of the global financial system. The U.S. Treasury is trying to stay ahead of the terrorist and criminal networks exploiting global vulnerabilities.

March 2016

Lawfare: Law as a Weapon of War

14th March 2016 - 4:30 PM

In his new book, Lawfare: Law as a Weapon of War (Oxford University Press, 2016), Orde Kittrie analyzes the deployment and impact of "lawfare"—the use of law as a substitute for armed force to accomplish international security objectives. He explains how and why lawfare is becoming an increasingly powerful and prevalent factor in 21st century conflicts.


August 2015

Cyber-Enabled Economic Warfare: An Evolving Challenge

3rd August 2015 - 11:00 AM

FDD’s Center on Sanctions and Illicit Finance hosted a standing-room-only event on August 3 in coordination with the Hudson Institute.  The event, Cyber-Enabled Economic Warfare: An Evolving Challenge, marked the official roll-out of a monograph on the topic edited by CSIF Board Member, Samantha Ravich, and featuring chapters by FDD and CSIF Executive Director Mark Dubowitz and CSIF Chairman Juan Zarate, who all were included among the expert panelists at the two-panel event.

February 2015

CSIF Conference – The New Financial Wars

24th February 2015 - 1:00 PM

FDD celebrated the launch of its Center on Sanctions and Illicit Finance with a conference titled "The New Financial Wars: The Convergence of Illicit Finance, Economic Power, and National Security." The event brought together more than 200 government officials, policy professionals, and scholars for an afternoon of lively discussion on the critical role of economic power and financial warfare in U.S. national security.