Category Archives: Zelikow

The Twilight War

By Allie Reed ’13 This week, I attended the Philip Zelikow lecture at the Clarke Forum. This event focused on Zelikow’s notion of a “Twilight War” and began with personal 9/11 stories from two students, as well as a guided meditation. … Continue reading

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The Twilight War

    Last Tuesday,  Phillip Zelikow, former executive director of the 9/11 Commission and current director of graduate studies in history at the University of Virginia, gave his lecture, “The Twilight War,” four days after the ten year anniversary of … Continue reading

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Clarke Forum Lecture: The Twilight Wars

By Anne Crowell, ’12 Last Tuesday’s Clarke Forum event, a lecture by Philip Zelikow, was very fitting for the tenth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on New York and Washington.  Although I was unable to attend the … Continue reading

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How to Perceive Threats: Looking Past 9/11

By Grace Lange ’12 On Tuesday September 13th, Philip Zelikow came to Dickinson College to give a talk at the Clarke Forum titled, The Twighlight War. Philip Zelikow is the former Executive Director the 9/11 Commission which reports on the 2001 attack, … Continue reading

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‘Twilight Wars’: Reaction to Philip Zelikow’s lecture

By Prerana Pakhrin ’13 Contributing to Dickinson College’s Clarke Forum theme of the year – ‘Security Challanges of the 21st Century’ – Professor Philip Zelikow, White Burkett Miller Professor of History and the Associate Dean of Graduate Studies in University … Continue reading

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Zelikow on Post-9/11 Adjustment

by Anna Hansen ’12 Last Tuesday, Philip Zelkow came to speak for the tenth anniversary of September 11 as part of Dickinson’s Clarke Forum. As the former director of the 9/11 Commission, Zelikow has many interesting insights. His speech was … Continue reading

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Zelikow: Foreign policy of the future is about “harmonizing disparate domestic policies”

Last Tuesday, just days after the tenth anniversary of the September 11th attacks, Dickinson College had the honor of hosting Professor Philip Zelikow on our campus. Zelikow, a former State Department diplomat who served as executive director of the 9/11 … Continue reading

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The Twilight War: Emily Osborne’s Perspective

Philip Zelikow, speaker at The Twilight War and executive director of the 9/11 Commission from 2003-4, spoke of the serious threats posed by terrorism today. He explained the paradox of adjustment and protection, as the American government must triage its … Continue reading

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In the Shadow of the Twilight War

Last week, we commemorated the 10 year anniversary of September 11th. I still remember when my third grade teacher came into our classroom, sobbing. This event has impacted me in such a way, that I’m sure it will never be … Continue reading

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Changing Threats to National Security

            While I was fascinated by many of the specific questions addressed by Philip Zelikow following his lecture “The Twilight War,” I found it was some of his broader commentary given in the lecture that got me thinking the most … Continue reading

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