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    Supreme Court Term Preview

    Former Acting Solicitor General Neal Katyal and legal scholars previewed the 2014-2015 Supreme Court term.

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    Book Discussion on The Invisible Soldiers

    Anne Hagedorn talked about her book, The Invisible Soldiers: How America Outsourced Our Security, in which she chronicles the growth and evolution of private military and security companies. She spoke at Kramerbooks and Afterwords in Washington, D.C.

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    Terrorism and Islamic Extremism

    Panelists talked about terrorism and Islamic extremism. The panel included Juan Zarate, Jon Alterman, and Juliana Goldman, and was moderated by Bob Schieffer.

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    Economic Costs of Climate Change

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew talked about the economic costs of inaction on climate change. After his remarks, former Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin and Michael Greenstone joined him for a conversation.

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    Medicare Funding for Hospice Services

    Peter Whoriskey talked about the money provided by Medicare to hospice services, which provides end-of-life care. He also discussed the growth of these services and the quality of care offered by some providers.

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    U.S. Strategy Against ISIS

    Former Joint Chiefs Chair General Hugh Shelton talked about the U.S. strategy to combat *ISIS. Topics included the implications of arming and training moderate Syrian rebels, the potential use of U.S. ground forces, and the role of partner countries.

    C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the conclusion of the program.

    *The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), also known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State.

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    Homegrown ISIS Threat

    Susan Crabtree talked about U.S. efforts to target homegrown ISIS threats and the group’s efforts to attract Westerners. Other topics included U.S. strategies to counter *ISIS' propaganda campaign, and Khorasan, an-al Qaeda cell in Syria devoted to attacks on Western countries. Ms. Crabtree also previewed President Obama’s address at a United Nations meeting on ISIS later in the week.

    C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the conclusion of the program.

    *The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), also known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State.

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    Open Phones

    Phone lines were open for viewer thoughts on the significance of global climate change.

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    Book Discussion on Agent Storm

    Morten Storm talked about his book, Agent Storm: My Life Inside Al Qaeda and the CIA, in which he discusses his experiences as a member of al Qaeda and his later life as a double agent employed by U.S., British, and Danish intelligence agencies. He appeared via video link at this event, held at the International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C., with his co-authors, Paul Cruickshank and Tim Lister.

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