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    Book Discussion on A Time to Attack

    Matthew Kroenig talked about his book, A Time to Attack: The Looming Iranian Nuclear Threat, in which he says that it is critical for the U.S. to take action against Iran and its nuclear…

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    Book Discussion on The Measure of Civilization

    Ian Morris looks at the development of civilizations over the past 15,000 years and uses current measures for human development to explain why the center of advancement moved from the East…

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    Book Discussion on 13 Bankers: The Wall Street Takeover and the Next Financial Meltdown

    Simon Johnson (MIT professor; former chief economist at the IMF) talked about the power of Wall Street banks since the 2008 financial collapse. In March 2009, the heads of the 13…

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    Book Discussion on The Forty Years War

    Len Colodny and Tom Shachtman talk about the impact of the neoconservative movement on presidential foreign policy decisions going back to the Nixon administration.  They say that…

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    Global Recovery From the Economic Crises

    Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, delivered the keynote address at a World Affairs Council event on recovery from the global economic…

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