Malaysia 370 and Other Tragedies: Rescue, Recovery and Finding Answers
With the disappearance of Malaysia Air Flight 370 and the capsizing of the Seoul ferry top of mind, Admiral Thad Allen (Ret.), former commandant of the US Coast Guard and national incident commander for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, talks about the overwhelming odds and occasional miracles he has seen and encountered in decades of disaster rescue and recovery. How can we better prevent man-made tragedies and reduce the casualties from natural disasters? What kinds of successes and improvements are there? What happens when international interests and assets don’t align in disaster-scene investigation?
 
Festival: 2014

Watch and Listen: World

Three experts discuss how science and technology are impacting Israel’s economy and security. This session will examine... See more
The United States and Germany have much in common: advanced industrial economies, high living standards, first-class... See more
US officials have cited North Korea as the hardest intelligence collection target in the world; the problem of... See more
President Obama told incoming President Trump that North Korea would likely be the toughest item on his to-do list, and... See more
Why do some leap ahead while others fall behind in today’s chaotic, connected world? Two visionary thinkers take you on... See more
Writer Wajahat Ali talks to The Atlantic editor Jeffrey Goldberg about his trip — and subsequent feature story and... See more

Pages