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    Peace in South Asia

    Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf spoke about the prospects for peace and the challenges of diplomacy in South Asia.

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    Cuba Unfolding

    The panelists talked about the past and future of the Cuban revolution. They looked at what might happen to Cuba once Fidel Castro hands over power to his brother, Raul. After…

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    Book Discussion on Journalists under Fire

    Anthony Feinstein talked about his book Journalists under Fire: The Psychological Hazards of Covering War, published by The Johns Hopkins University Press. He was interviewed by Andrew…

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    U.S. Policy in Iraq

    In a third of four speeches designed to define the administration’s strategy for victory in Iraq, President Bush addressed the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia about efforts to…

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    Iraq War

    Deputy Secretary of Defense Wolfowitz talked about the situation in Iraq and Afghanistan and the global war on terror. He talked about the history of the conflict and the…

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    Leaving Home: Memoirs Charting Change

    Converging from all corners of the globe, award-winning authors who have undergone the turmoil of exile discussed the importance of the expatriate memoir as an instrument for chronicling…

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    Democracy in America: Realizing the Promise

    Ms. Myers talked about how the recent communications revolution had changed the nature of business and government and how it had led to changing perceptions of leadership and…

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    The Price of Stability

    Mr. Camdessus talked about the global economic crisis and the means that the International Monetary Fund was using to combat it. After his remarks he answered questions from the…

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    Entitlement Issues

    Mr. Volcker delivered the keynote address at a conference on aging and national retirement policy. He spoke about the impact of U.S. demographics on entitlement programs and the…

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    Book Discussion on Reflected Glory: Pamela Churchill Harriman

    Ms. Smith discussed her new book, Reflected Glory: The Life of Pamela Churchill Harriman. The book covered Ms. Harriman’s life from her childhood in England to her current…

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    Book Discussion on The Day Before Yesterday

    Mr. Elliot spoke about his new book, The Day Before Yesterday: Reconsidering America’s Past, Rediscovering the Present, and the process of writing it. It focuses on how…

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    U.S. Foreign Policy

    Senator Dole spoke contrasted President Clinton’s and his views on U.S. interests in Europe. He emphasized that he could provide the necessary leadership and clarity of message…

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