Past event

Invitation Only

Research Event

Red Teams: Thinking Like the Enemy

Chatham House, London

US and the Americas Programme

Participants

Micah Zenko, Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations 
Chair: Dr Jacob Parakilas, Assistant Head, US and the Americas Programme

Overview

In a world of heightened security risk it has become crucial to anticipate the enemy’s next move as early as possible. Organizations, such as the CIA, who seek to minimize future threats and potential risks, have employed ‘red teaming’ to create life-like simulations with participants assuming the roles of saboteurs and enemy combatants to test the viability of strategies. This practice is fundamentally changing the way in which organizations identify their strengths and weaknesses, and assess the best methods for dealing with their adversaries.

Attendance at this event is by invitation only.

The Chatham House Rule 

To enable as open a debate as possible, this event will be held under the Chatham House Rule. 

The Chatham House Rule

To enable as open a debate as possible, this event will be held under the Chatham House Rule.