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    Book Discussion on Aftermath

    Nir Rosen looks at the consequences of the U.S. war in Iraq and the implications for the war in Afghanistan. He spoke at Rice University in Houston, Texas. 

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    The Legacy of George H.W. Bush

    Roman Papadiuk spoke about President George H.W. Bush’s leadership and management style. Among the topics he addressed were his interpersonal relations with other, his personal…

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    White House Chief of Staff Administrative Duties

    Former White House chiefs of staff talked about the administrative duties and coordinating efforts required of the office during the term of a president. Among the issues they…

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    House Majority Leader Eric Cantor Economic Speech

    House Majority Leader Eric Cantor spoke to students and faculty at the Rice University Baker Institute for Public Policy. In his remarks he talked about American discontent with…

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    Oil Drilling Risks and Technology Challenges

    Rice University in Houston, Texas held a forum to discuss the risks and challenges of offshore oil and gas drilling. 

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    Offshore Oil Industry

    Energy industry executives talked about the future of offshore drilling, lessons learned in the BP oil spill, and safety improvements being considered as a moratorium on offshore oil…

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    Energy Forum on Offshore Oil Exploration

    Participants talked about U.S. energy policy and the future of oil exploration. Among the issues they addressed were lessons learned from the Deepwater Horizon accident in the Gulf of…

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    Enron Prize Presentation

    Mr. Gorbachev received the Institute’s Enron Prize for Distinguished Public Service. Mr. Baker made the presentation and detailed Mr. Gorbachev’s career and…

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    Role of the National Security Adviser

    Former national security advisers spoke about their role in the administration and how the job had changed over the years. Following their remarks they answered questions from the…

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    Offshore Drilling Policy

    Energy policy analysts spoke about the state of the energy industry, regulatory changes, and efforts to continue energy exploration in the year since the Deepwater Horizon explosion and…

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    Chief of Staff in the Governing Community

    Through personal recollections and anecdotes, former White House chiefs of staff talked about the day-to-day operation of the executive and the demands of the job. Among the issues…

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    Future of Warfare

    Panelists discussed the status of warfare in the post Cold War world, including the increasing importance of unconventional conflicts around the globe, including Bosnia and…

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    White House Organization and Reorganization

    Former White House chiefs of staff spoke about the duties and responsibilities of the office during periods of transition in the middle of a president’s term. Among the issues…

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    U.S. Foreign Policy Priorities

    Former secretaries of state participated in a discussion on foreign policy challenges facing the United States in the 21st century. Secretaries Baker, Christopher and Kissinger talked…

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    Former Treasury Secretaries Forum

    Former treasury secretaries will discuss their role in an administration, the politics and personalities that played a role in their experiences, and how a treasury secretary would have…

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    Re-election and Closing an Administration

    Former White House chiefs of staff talked about balancing the official business of the president with political concerns during a campaign for re-election. They provided personal…

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    Governments and Offshore Drilling

    Michael Bromwich spoke about the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the future of offshore drilling and the operations of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management. He also responded to…

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    Foreign Policy Challenges

    Former President Bush spoke about the foreign policy changes during his administration and the challenges for the future as the post Cold War world continues to evolve. Then…

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    Economic Reform in Russia and China

    The participants explored changes which have taken place in the economic life of both Russia and China, including market reforms in the formerly communist societies. Their success or…

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    Baker Institute Opening Ceremony

    Former Secretary Baker spoke at the opening of Rice University’s Baker Institute which will teach public policy. It was named in honor of Texas native James Baker III.

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