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    Book Discussion on A Chinaman's Chance

    Eric Liu talked about his book, A Chinaman’s Chance: One Family’s Journey and the Chinese American Dream, in which he looks at the history of Chinese Americans and the…

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    Book Discussion on North Korea and Regional Security in the Kim Jong-un Era

    Bruce Bechtol talked about his book, North Korea and Regional Security in the Kim Jong-un Era: A New International Security Dilemma, in which he discusses the challenges posed by North…

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    Intelligence Challenges

    Former National Security Council Officer Arthur House spoke about intelligence capabilities, cyberterrorism, and future threats. Among the issues he addressed were the Edward Snowden…

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    Book Discussion on By All Means Necessary

    Elizabeth Economy and Michael Levi, both senior fellows at the Council on Foreign Relations, talked about their book, By All Means Necessary: How China’s Resource Quest is Changing…

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    Book Discussion on Nuclear Nightmares

    Joseph Cirincione talked about his book, Nuclear Nightmares: Securing the World Before It Is Too Late, in which he discusses the possibility of nuclear weapons being used. He says that…

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    Nuclear Agreement with Iran

    Panelists assesed the agreement the U.S. and five other global powers (P5+1) reached with Iran on a six-month test freeze of the country’s nuclear program. Moderator Barbara…

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    U.S.-Iran Relations

    Jerrold Green, author of the book Understanding Iran, talks about the evolution of the the U.S. relationship with Iran, and the history of politics and foreign relations in the…

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    Rex Tillerson Remarks on Energy, Innovation and the Economy

    Rex Tillerson spoke at the Dallas/Fort Forth World Affairs Council. He talked about energy, innovation, and the economy.

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    Resettlement of Refugees, Part 2

    Mark Cetron and Liz Mclaughlin talked about the Center for Disease Control’s efforts to screen refugees for diseases and the unintended consequences for host countries taking in…

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    Book Discussion on Rethinking Money

    Bernard Lietaer and Jacqui Dunne talked about their book, Rethinking Money: How New Currencies Turn Scarcity into Prosperity, in which they argue that our monetary system is antiquated and…

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    Resettlement of Refugees, Part 1

    Panelists talked about the resettlement of refugees and the administration of refugee assistance programs in various regions, including Syria, Afghanistan, and Haiti. They responded to…

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    Space Exploration

    Buzz Aldrin talked about the past and future of space exploration, detailing his own time at NASA and walking on the Moon. He urged more leadership from Washington, D.C., and a return…

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    Innovation and the Space Race

    Burt Rutan talked about the history of manned spaceflight and contrasted the contemporary space program with the pioneering days of space travel. Mr. Rutan designed…

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    Syria, Iran, and the Future of the Middle East

    Iran and Western policy specialist Roxane Farmanfarmaian discussed Iran and Syria and their effects on the changing geopolitical map of the rest of the Middle East. Topics included…

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    World War II Veterans Mark Victory over Japan Day

    U.S. and Japanese Veterans of World War II spoke at an event marking Victory over Japan Day. Fiske Hanley, a B-29 crew member shot down on his 7th mission over Japan, and Bill Nagase,…

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    Jordan Flaherty Remarks on Journalism

    Journalist and community activist Jordan Flaherty made the keynote at the World Affairs Council of New Orleans annual dinner. He talked about digital activism and the future of…

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    Senator Feinstein on Intelligence and Security Issues

    Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) spoke about U.S.-global intelligence and security issues. In her remarks, she said that Iran’s nuclear program could be cataclysmic for the entire…

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    Iran Sanctions and Military Confrontation

    Panelists debated U.S. foreign policy toward Iran, Iran’s nuclear program, and the prospects of military confrontation.

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    British Perspective on Middle East Uprisings

    British Parliamentary Undersecretary of State for the Middle East and South Asia Alistair Burt gave a British perspective on recent Middle East uprisings and world energy security. He…

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    Jon Huntsman on Foreign Policy

    Republican 2012 presidential candidate Jon Hunstman laid out his five-point foreign policy plan. The plan includes rebuilding the U.S. economy, expansion of trade agreements, increased…

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