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    Future of Egypt

    Egyptian Assistant Defense Minister Said Elassar made remarks and took questions at the U.S. Institute of Peace. He was part of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, a military…

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    U.S.-Myanmar Relations

    Aung San Suu Kyi spoke about U.S.-Myanmar (Burma) relations, and she received the Asia Society’s Global Vision Award. She said that many obstacles remain in her country’s…

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    Impact of Global Trade on Chinese Culture

    Following opening remarks, business and academic leaders talked about trends affecting China’s economic rise and how the Chinese are adapting to cultural changes. Some of those…

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    Interview with Israeli President Shimon Peres

    Wolf Blitzer interviewed Israeli President Shimon Peres. They spoke about a number of issues including popular political uprisings across North Africa and the Middle East, the…

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    Impact of New Media on Political Conflict

    Representatives from the government and academia talked about an Institute of Peace report on the role social media such as Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube play in motivating political…

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    Conflict Management In Post-War Nations

    Rick Barton gave the keynote address on approaches to building stable nations moving from conflict to peace at the U.S. Institute of Peace. He talked specifically about what the State…

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    Future of Pakistan

    Academics talked about a new Asia Society and U.S. Institute of Peace report on the future of Pakistan. The report includes recommendations for improving the country’s…

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    Political Transition and Religious Violence

    Panelists examined tensions between the freedoms of expression and religion in the context of political transitions happening in the Middle East and North Africa. Among the subjects…

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    Foreign Police Assistance

    Foreign policy experts talked about U.S. assistance to civilian law enforcement in developing countries. Among the issues they addressed were the administration and operation of…

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    Future of Pakistan

    Following opening remarks from Moeed Yusuf and Stephen Cohen, panelists talked about the political and social make-up of Pakistan and the influence the U.S., China, and India exerted on its…

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    U.S.-Pakistan Relations

    Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif talked about his country’s efforts to combat terrorism and to encourage peace and stability. Among his remarks he criticized U.S. drone…

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    Afghanistan Counter-Narcotics Operations

    Participants talked about a recent report on the drug trade in Afghanistan and the effectiveness of efforts by U.S. and NATO authorities to counter drug trafficking in the…

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    Pakistan Security Forces

    Panelists talked about the role Pakistan’s military might playin securing Afghanistan when the U.S. withdraws from the country. Among the topics they addressed the structure of…

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    Iranian Politics and Nuclear Program

    David Ignatius and Robin Wright talked about their recent trip to Iran to assess Iran’s internal politics since President Rouhani took office. Topics included the implications of…

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    China's Global Economic Influence

    Panelists talked about American and Chinese business interests, trade relations between the countries, and challenges for U.S. businesses and executives working in China. They also…

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    January Referendum Vote in Sudan

    Representatives from the Northern and Southern Sudanese governments and analysts who work in Sudan talked about Sudan’s January 9, 2010, referendum vote on whether Southern Sudan…

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    Situation in Somalia

    United Nations Secretary General Special Representative for Somalia Ahmedou Ould-Abdallah talked about the current state of the continuing humanitarian and security crisis in…

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    Panel on War Crimes Tribunals

    Panelists discussed war crimes tribunals, both past and present, and if the legal infrastructure the world’s leading democracies have struggled to establish since the Nuremberg trials…

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    Afghanistan Transition and Peace Process

    Panelists talked about Afghanistan’s transition and peace process as international forces withdraw. They focused on the key challenges and opportunities for a successful peace…

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    Future of Syria After Assad

    Syrian opposition activists from the Day After Project presented the outlines of a transition plan for their country post-President Bashar al-Assa. Some of the subjects the covered…

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