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    Book Discussion on Warrior Diplomat

    Michael Waltz talked about his book, Warrior Diplomat: A Green Beret’s Battles from Washington to Afghanistan, about his experiences fighting the war on terror in Afghanistan and in…

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    Health Care Policy

    Secretary Sylvia Burwell talked about health care policy priorities and interests. She urged members of Congress who continue to push to repeal the Affordable Care Act to find common…

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    Panel Discussion on Corruption

    Zephyr Teachout, author of Corruption in America: From Benjamin Franklin’s Snuff Box to Citizens United, and Janine Wedel, author of Unaccountable: How Elite Power Brokers Corrupt our…

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    Book Discussion on The Chain

    Ted Genoways talked about his book, The Chain: Farm, Factory, ad the Fate of Our Food, in which he discusses the state of the American meatpacking industry. In the book, he takes an…

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    Book Discussion on The Next Economic Disaster

    Richard Vague talked about his book, The Next Economic Disaster: Why It’s Coming and How to Avoid It, in which he argues that the threat to our economic stability comes from privately…

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    Future of Getting Lost

    Panelists talked about the use of technology in disaster relief, finding lost airliners and people, and the desirability of getting lost. Panelists included New York Times travel…

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    Wartime Press

    Panelists talked about the evolution of the American wartime press from the Civil War to the present. They spoke about the relationship between the press and the executive branch, and…

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    National Security Agency and Internet Security

    The New America Foundation held a discussion on National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance threats to cybersecurity, Internet freedom and the economy, and what could be done at both a…

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    U.S.-Afghanistan Relations

    Panelists talked about the Obama administration’s proposed drawdown of troops from Afghanistan and its effects on U.S-Afghan relations. They also discussed the pending…

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    Hillary Clinton at New America Foundation

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talked about her work in public office and her efforts at the Clinton Foundation to help Americans achieve economic equality and upward…

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    Federal Marijuana Policy

    Panelists talked about the impact of marijuana legalization and argued that certain adverse consequences could be avoided through strong federal actions that would allow states to legalize…

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    Book Discussion on Surge

    Peter Mansoor, General David Petraeus’s executive officer in 2007 and 2008, talked about his book, Surge: My Journey with General David Petraeus and the Remaking of the Iraq War, in…

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    U.S. Use of Military Force

    Panelists talked about the U.S. use of military force. Following the terrorists attacks on September 11, 2001, Congress gave the President permission to use force to hold accountable…

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    Government Election Funding

    Panelists talked about the impact of public or government financing of political campaigns. They focused on Professor Michael Miller’s book, Subsidizing Democracy: How Public…

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    Book Discussion on Blinking Red

    Michael Allen, majority staff director of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, talked about his book, Blinking Red: Crisis and Compromise in American Intelligence after…

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    National Security and Foreign Policy

    Former State and Defense Department officials and former Middle East adviser Dennis Ross talked about President Obama’s challenges in foreign policy and national…

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    Obama Administration and the Press

    Panelists talked about a report by the Committee to Project Journalists which investigates press freedom conditions during the Obama administration.

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    U.S. Policy in the Arab World

    Civil activists representing different parts of the Arab world talked about how political turmoil and violence in the region has affected efforts to improve the lives of ordinary Arabs.

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    Obama Administration and the Press

    Panelists talked about a report by the Committee to Project Journalists which investigates press freedom conditions during the Obama administration. The report argues that the Obama…

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    Health and Longevity

    Kevin Murphy and Robert Topel presented their award-winning paper “The Value of Health and Longevity,” on the economics of increased life expectancy. This program was part of a…

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