John McLaughlin talked about the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence’s report on the CIA’s enhanced interrogation techniques used in the years following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.
Former Acting CIA Director John McLaughlin discusses President Obama’s announcement on U.S.-Cuba relations and the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence’s report on the agency’s enhanced interrogation techniques in the years following 9/11.
The Bipartisan Policy Center hosts a discussion on U.S. energy policy, focusing on key developments and objectives. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and International Energy Agency Executive Director Maria van der Hoeven will participate in the event.
Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Rose Gottemoeller speaks on the Obama Administration’s efforts to control nuclear arms around the globe, as well as prospects for future progress.
The Center for Strategic and International Studies hosts a panel discussion on China under the leadership of President Xi Jinping. This event features U.S. Ambassador to China Jon Huntsman as a panelist.
Aaron David Miller discusses his book, The End of Greatness: Why America Can’t Have (and Doesn’t Want) Another Great President, in which he argues that a preoccupation with greatness causes modern presidents to misjudge their own capacities.
Townhall.com News Editor Katie Pavlich discusses her book Assault and Flattery: The Truth About the Left and Their War on Women. She talks about the political divide in the country between the right and left, and her views on the Republican Party.
Reporter Yochi Dreazen discusses his book, The Invisible Front: Love and Loss in an Era of Endless War, in which he tells the story of two brothers who died while serving with the U.S. Army, one by a roadside bomb in Iraq and the other by suicide.
Dr. Francis Collins, director of The National Institutes of Health, and Dr. Ronald DePinho, president of the University of Texas Anderson Cancer Center, discuss the current state of cancer research and how close a cure may be.
Author Sharyl Attkisson discusses her book, Stonewalled: My Fight for Truth Against the Forces of Obstruction, Intimidation, and Harassment in Obama’s Washington, about her experiences while pursuing information about White House policies.
In 2006, Lonnie Bunch, founding director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, discussed plans to build the museum on the National Mall, expected exhibits, and the importance of African-American history in the U.S.
Journalist and author Shane Harris discusses his book, @War: The Rise of the Military-Internet Complex, about the military’s use of cyberspace to wage war and the involvement of private companies such as Google and Microsoft.
In 2007, Robert Novak discussed his memoir, The Prince of Darkness: 50 Years Reporting in Washington, his relationship with fellow columnist Rowland Evans, his decision-making process on whether to name his sources, and the Valerie Plame case.
Members of Congress gather for the annual lighting ceremony of the Christmas tree on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol in Washington. This year’s tree is a white spruce from Chippewa National Forest in Cass Lake, Minnesota.