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    Book Discussion on Tower of Basel

    Adam LeBor talked about his book, Tower of Basel: The Shadowy History of the Secret Bank that Runs the World, in which he discusses the Bank of International Settlements, whose 140 clients…

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    Book Discussion on Higher Education?

    Andrew Hacker, and Claudia Dreifus argue that America’s colleges and universities have lost sight of their top priority, to educate students. The authors contend that the…

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    Book Discussion on Twelve by Twelve

    A senior fellow at the World Policy Institute and author of two books on environmental initiatives writes of his experiment living “off the grid” in a 12X12 cabin in North…

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    Book Discussion on The Siege of Mecca

    Yaroslav Trofimov talked about his book The Siege of Mecca: The Forgotten Uprising in Islam’s Holiest Shrine and the Birth of Al Qaeda, published by Doubleday. The author talked…

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    Book Discussion on Faith at War: A Journey on the Frontlines of Islam

    Yaroslav Trofimov discussed his book Faith at War: A Journey on the Frontlines of Islam, from Baghdad to Timbuktu, published by Henry Holt and Co. The book examines the effects of…

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    American Strategic Concerns

    Participants talked about U.S. foreign policy and military strategy in efforts to combat international terrorism. Among the topics they addressed were the potential impact of military…

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    National Strategic Defense Review

    Defense experts talked about the Defense Department’s strategic defense review and potential reforms within the department. Among the topics they addressed were funding levels,…

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