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    Book Discussion on The 51 Day War

    Max Blumenthal talked about his book The 51 Day War: Ruin and Resistance in Gaza, in which he takes a critical look at Israel’s 2014 invasion of Gaza. The invasion resulted in…

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    International LGBT Rights and ISIS

    Ambassador Samantha Power spoke to reporters following the United Nations Security Council’s first-ever meeting on LGBT rights and the acts of abuse and violence committed by ISIS*…

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    Iran Nuclear Agreement

    Omri Ceren talked by video from New York City and about the Iran nuclear deal, his opposition to the deal, and the lobbying effects of other groups who were supporting the deal. He…

    6,403 views
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    State Department Daily Briefing

    John Kirby responded to reporters' questions on a variety of international topics, including Iran’s role in inspections of its nuclear and military sites, the Syrian conflict, and a…

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    Lobbying Efforts and the Iran Nuclear Deal

    Daniel Kalik talked about the Iran nuclear agreement and lobbying efforts on behalf of Jewish-American groups that oppose it. His group has said that it is a pro-Israel group that…

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    Iran Nuclear Agreement in the Middle East

    Middle East experts talked about the potential effects of the Iran nuclear agreement on the region. The historic deal could end Iran’s status as a pariah state but its increased…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Mark Toner briefed reporters and responded to their questions on a variety of international topics, including Hillary Clinton’s use of a private electronic mail server during her time…

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    Threats to Iraq and Syria

    General John Allen (Retired), Ambassador Lukman Faily, and Assistant Secretary Daniel Glaser talked about combating ISIL* in Syria and Iraq.  “Iraq/Syria: Worse Now Than…

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    Book Discussion on Ally

    Michael Oren talked about his book, Ally: My Journey Across the American-Israeli Divide, about his years as Israel’s ambassador to the U.S. and his views on the Arab Spring and the…

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    Military Operations in Iraq and Syria

    Marine Corps Brigadier General Kevin Killea, chief of staff for the Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve (CJTF-OIR), briefed reporters and responded to questions about…

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    Army Chief of Staff Confirmation Hearing

    General Mark Milley gave testimony on his nomination to replace outgoing Army Chief of Staff General Ray Odierno. General Milley told the committee that Russia is the greatest national…

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    Iran Nuclear Deal and Lobbyists

    Anna Palmer talked about reactions to the Iran nuclear deal from various lobbyist groups. Among other issues she discussed which members of Congress are expected to receive the most…

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    Interview with Dan Ephron

    Dan Ephron talked about his book, Killing a King: The Assassination of Yitzhak Rabin and the Remaking of Israel. He was interviewed at BookExpo America, the publishing industry’s…

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    U.S. Strategy Against ISIS

    Retired General John Allen, who serves as special presidential envoy, talked about the campaign against ISIS* miltants. He also spoke briefly about the Iran nuclear agreement reached…

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    U.S.-China Relations and the Middle East

    The Center for American Progress hosted a panel discussion on U.S. and Chinese interests in the Middle East. Both countries share concerns about violent extremism, oil and energy issues,…

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    Book Discussion on Killing a King

    Dan Ephron talked about his book, Killing a King: The Assassination of Yitzhak Rabin and the Remaking of Israel, about the 1995 assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin at a…

    258 views
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    U.S. Strategy Against ISIS

    Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair General Martin Dempsey testified on U.S. strategy in combating ISIS militants in Iraq and Syria. A broad range of topics…

    2,528 views
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    State Department Daily Briefing

    John Kirby briefed reporters and responded to questions on a range of international topics, including Iran’s nuclear program and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s role in the…

    224 views
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    After Words with Mona Eltahawy

    Journalist Mona Eltahawy discusses her book "Headscarves and Hymens: Why the Middle East Needs A Sexual Revolution" She is interviewed by Rangita de Silva de Alwis, Associate Dean…

    620 views
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    Defense Department Briefing

    Marine Corps Brigadier General Thomas Weidley briefed reporters on operations against ISIS and the threats the militant group poses to Iraq, Syria, and the region. The Islamic State of…

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