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    Book Discussion on The Tyranny of Experts

    William Easterly talked about his book, The Tyranny of Experts: Economists, Dictators, and the Forgotten Rights of the Poor, in which he argues that the United Nations and other…

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    Security Versus Privacy

    An FBI special agent, ACLU attorney, and a former U.S. ambassador to Pakistan talked about the balancing individual privacy with national security issues. Topics included former…

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    Egyptian Elections

    Middle East experts analyzed the upcoming parliamentary elections in Egypt, scheduled for April 22, 2013. They considered the policy implications for the U.S. of continued ballot victories…

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    Panel on Hollywood and Public Policy

    Panelists talked about Hollywood’s portrayal of politics and policymaking in movies and television shows. Featured panelists included Howard Gordon the Creator and Executive…

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    Senator Levin Remarks on Afghanistan

    Senator Carl Levin delivered an address on his views on the right course in Afghanistan, and called on policy-makers and the media to support President Obama taking the time to fully…

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    Discussion on Containment in Afghanistan

    Foreign policy experts spoke about strategic options and U.S. policy in Afghanistan. Among the issues they addressed were military disengagement, regional security and political…

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    Counterterrorism in Afghanistan

    Panelists spoke about spoke about U.S. policy in Afghanistan and counterterrorism strategy. Among the issues they addressed were the degree to which the U.S. should consider…

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    Counterinsurgency in Afghanistan

    Panelists spoke about spoke about U.S. policy in Afghanistan and counterinsurgency strategy. Among the topics they addressed were military troop levels needed to support a…

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    Afghanistan Strategy

    Zbigniew Brzezinski spoke about U.S. policy in Afghanistan and counterinsurgency strategy. In his remarks he stressed the need to facilitate a political environment that respected…

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    Health Care Costs and the Economy

    Neeraj Sood delivered remarks on the relationship between growing health care costs and the economic performance of U.S. industries. He spoke about a recent report which found that…

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    Massachusetts Health Care and National Policy

    Christine Eibner spoke about health care reform in Massachusetts, lessons learned during the process, and the resulting health care system in Massachusetts. Ms. Eibner focused on…

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    Assessing Iran's Regional Position

    The panel talked about Iran in relation to surrounding countries. Topics included Iranian defense strategies, military capabilities, power projection, and the reaction of the…

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    U.S.-Iran Policy

    Zbigniew Brzezinski addressed the fourth panel of the RAND Corporation day-long conference titled, "Understanding Iran: Domestic and Foreign Policy on the Eve of the Presidential Election".…

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    Looking Inside Iran

    The panel talked about the status of political and economic indicators in Iran. They talked about the balkanization of the Iranian political constituencies and the implications of this…

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    Congress and Defense Planning

    The panelists discussed topics about which they have written, including rethinking defense planning, the base realignment and closure process, and the politics of defense…

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    Army Response to Emergencies

    Ms. Davis spoke about the U.S. Army’s role in emergency response, capabilities for meeting critical needs following emergencies like Hurricane Katrina, mobilization plans, and…

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    Book Discussion on Beyond al-Qaeda

    Angel Rabasa and William Rosenau talked about al-Qaeda’s evolution and the emergence of groups affiliated, associated, or inspired by al-Qaeda. They are contributors to the…

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    Congress and Long-Term Issues

    First, former Senator Daschle talked about health care legislation, with former Rep. Frenzel (R-MN) responding. They answered audience members' questions.  br/ Then three…

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    Book Discussion on Unconquerable Nation

    Brian Jenkins talked about his book Unconquerable Nation: Knowing Our Enemy, Strengthening Ourselves, published by RAND Corporation. He talked about his strategy to fight terrorism,…

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    Counterterrorism Strategies

    Attorney General Ashcroft spoke to members of a commission on responses to terrorist threats about the role of the Justice Department in combating terrorism. Among the topics he…

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