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    Chilean Politics

    Chilean President Michelle Bachelet talked about democracy and stability in her country. President Bachelet was elected as Chiles' first female president in 2006 and re-elected in…

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    European Economic Future

    Panelists talked about Europe’s economic future following European parliamentary elections and Europe’s financial crisis. Topics included the future of the eurozone,…

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    U.S. Response to Ukraine

    Tony Blinken talked about the U.S. response to Russia’s intervention in Ukraine. He detailed the recent history of how the crisis came to fruition, and efforts by the U.S. and…

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    Future of the European Union

    Panelists talked about the future of the European Union. Topics included the results of the European Parliamentary elections, the transatlantic relationship between the U.S. and E.U.,…

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    European Parliament Election Results

    Panelists talked about the future of Europe following the results of the European Union (EU) elections held between May 22-25, 2014. Some of the topics they covered were the economic…

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    Russian Influence on Gas Supplies

    Panelists talked about the implications of growing Russian influence in European and Asian energy markets based on an Oxford Institute for Energy Studies book, The Russian Gas Matrix: How…

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    National Security Threats

    John Carlin talked about cybersecurity threats in the U.S., and the role of the Justice Department’s National Security Division in combating those threats. He spoke at length…

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    Infrastructure Modernization

    Representative John Delaney (D-MD) spoke at a Brookings Institution event on infrastructure spending and ways to fund the maintenance of American roads, bridges, and public…

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    Changes to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

    Mel Watt talked about managing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and the 2014 strategic plan for their conservatorship. He said that the Federal Housing Finance Agency would stay out of the…

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    Defense Policy

    Representatives Mac Thornberry (R-TX) and Rick Larsen (D-WA), both members of the House Armed Services Committee, talked about the future of U.S. strategic defense policy issues, including…

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    South Asia Elections and Governance

    Panelists talked about elections in Afghanistan and India, and effects those elections could have on governance in both countries. They also spoke about the relationships among…

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    Russian Intervention in Ukraine

    Panelists talked about how the U.S. response to Russian intervention in Ukraine may affect international crises in the future and the Obama Administration’s objectives in the…

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    Human Rights in North Korea

    Michael Kirby, chair of the United Nations Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in North Korea, gave the keynote address on the findings and recommendations that came out of a series of…

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    Afghanistan Elections and U.S. Troop Withdrawal

    Former NATO commander General John Allen and other experts on Afghanistan’s talked about the country’s upcoming presidential election and the planned withdrawal of foreign…

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    U.S.-China Relations, Closing Remarks

    Evan Medeiros, senior director of Asian Affairs for the National Security Council, talked about the state of U.S.-China relations. “Y35 Years of Diplomatic Ties” were the…

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    U.S.-China Relations, Chinese Economy Panel

    Prominent young scholars from both countries discussed U.S.-China relations, concentrating on the role of discussed China’s economic growth and economic politics.  “Young…

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    U.S.-China Relations, Sports and Cultural Diplomacy Panel

    Retired basketball star Yao Ming joined NBA Commissioner Emeritus David Stern to discuss the role that basketball and the public diplomacy and soft power have played in U.S.-China…

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    Future of NATO

    Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen outlined NATO plans to address Russian intervention in Ukraine and the vote in the Crimea region in favor of seceding from Ukraine.

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    Russian Intervention in Ukraine

    Fiona Hill, Michael O’Hanlon and Steven Pifer talked about Russian intervention in Ukraine, the international response, and the future relationship between the two…

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    Future of U.S. Ground Forces

    Army and Marine Corps officers talked about the future of land power and U.S. ground forces at a Brookings Institution event titled, “The Future of Land Power and U.S. Ground…

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