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    Book Discussion on Soldier Girls

    Helen Thorpe talked about her book, Soldier Girls: The Battles of Three Women at Home and at War, about three women who joined the Indiana National Guard and were deployed to Iraq and…

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    Book Discussion on The Modern Mercenary

    Sean McFate talked about his book, The Modern Mercenary: Private Armies and What They Mean for World Order, about the use of mercenaries in wars around the world today. In his book, he…

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    After Words with David Morris

    David Morris talked about his book, The Evil Hours: A Biography of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, about the history of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and the 27 million Americans,…

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    New America Foundation Forum on Cybersecurity

    Cybersecurity specialists discussed various topics in the opening sessions of the New America Foundation’s day-long forum titled, “Cybersecurity for a New America: Big Ideas and…

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    1992 Army Training Film Sniper Employment

    This training film briefly outlines the history of snipers in U.S. military history, then instructs how snipers should be used in a variety of situations and describes techniques.

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    Armed Conflict

    Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster, director of the U.S. Army Capabilities Integration Center, talked about armed conflict and how it is changing. Lt. Gen. McMaster said that…

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    Civil War Soldiers' Letters

    John Emond read letters from ordinary Civil War soldiers, placing the letters in the context of the war as well as the soldiers' daily lives, which he says were defined by personal…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “Does the film American Sniper glorify war?” There were also calls from viewers who identified themselves as…

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    1968 U.S. Army Training Film Interrogation Techniques

    This was a five minute portion of a 45 minute U.S. Army training film detailing how to question and psychologically assess insurgent fighters in a hypothetical South American nation.

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    Shane Harris on @War: The Rise of the Military-Internet Complex

    Shane Harris talked about his book, @War: The Rise of the Military-Internet Complex, about the military’s use of cyberspace to wage war. He discussed the involvement of private…

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    Book Discussion on @War

    Shane Harris talked about his book, @War: The Rise of the Military-Internet Complex, about the military’s use of cyberspace to wage war. He discussed the involvement of private…

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    Book Discussion on Knife Fights

    Lieutenant Colonel John Nagl (Retired) talked about his book, Knife Fights: A Memoir of Modern War in Theory and Practice, in which he discusses the development and effectiveness of the…

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    Union Army Field Artillery

    Lawrence Kaplan talked about the strategies employed by the Union Army’s field artillery command during the Civil War, with a focus on the role played by artillery in the battles of…

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    Future of the Army

    General Perkins presented the new Win in a Complex World: Unified Land Operations Concept. He explained that the Army no longer fought a well-known enemy in a well-known place, but…

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    Leadership Strategies

    General Stanley McChrystal (Ret.) and J.D. Crouch II discussed leadership strategies. They assessed their own leadership styles and provided recommendations for creating effective…

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    Book Discussion on War Dogs

    Rebecca Frankel talked about her book, War Dogs: Tales of Canine Heroism, History, and Love, in which she discusses the history of canine warriors going back to 1942. She also describes the…

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    Panel Discussion on War and Its Aftermath

    Jennifer Percy, author of Demon Camp: A Soldier’s Exorcism, Kenneth MacLeish, author of Making War at Fort Hood: Life and Uncertainty in a Military Community, and Kayla Williams,…

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    Book Discussion on War! What Is It Good For?

    Ian Morris talked about his book, War! What Is It Good For?: Conflict and Progress of Civilizations from Primates to Robots. He spoke in the History and Biography Pavilion of the 14th…

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    U.S. Rules of Engagement

    Speakers talked about U.S. rules of engagement. Ken Cohen and Jeffrey Addicott talked about legal issues related to U.S. rules of engagement. Billy and Karen Vaughn talked about…

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    Political Economy and Militarization of Bees

    Professor and author Jake Kosek talked about the use of bees by the military and in the U.S. “war on terror.” Professor Kosek discussed the social political history of bees and…

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