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    Book Discussion on Thirteen Soldiers

    Senator John McCain (R-AZ) talked about the book he wrote with Mark Salter, Thirteen Soldiers: A Personal History of Americans at War, in which he discusses America’s armed conflicts…

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    Book Discussion on First SEALs

    Patrick O’Donnell talked about his book, First SEALs: The Untold Story of the Forging of America’s Most Elite Unit, in which he recounts the beginnings of the U.S. Navy SEALs,…

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    Returning Stolen Assets

    Panelists talked about the status of international efforts to return stolen assets to owners, particularly those affected by turmoil in the Middle East and North African Countries, similar…

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    Panel Discussion on Modern Conflicts

    Lien-Hang T. Nguyen, author of Hanoi’s War: An International History of the War for Peace in Vietnam, Ganesh Sitaraman, author of The Counterinsurgent’s Constitution: Law in the…

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    Debate on War and the Constitution

    John Yoo, author of Point of Attack: Preventive War, International Law, and Global Welfare, and Bruce Fein, author of Constitutional Peril: The Life and Death Struggle for Our Constitution…

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    Public Opinion and War

    Political scientists and academic lecturers talked about public opinion of war. They discussed past and current conflicts and how politics, casualties, and and the perception of…

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    1967 Newsreel on Egypt and the United Nations

    This 1967 Universal Newsreel highlighted Egypt’s acceptance of a United Nations proposed ceasefire in the Six-Day War with Israel.

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    Book Discussion on The Amazons

    Adrienne Mayor talked about her book The Amazons: Lives and Legends of Warrior Women Across the Ancient World, in which she combines classical myth and art, nomad traditions, and scientific…

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    Wartime Press

    Panelists talked about the evolution of the American wartime press from the Civil War to the present. They spoke about the relationship between the press and the executive branch, and…

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    Book Discussion on Here I Am

    Alan Huffman talked about his book, Here I Am: The Story of Tim Hetherington, War Photographer, in which he tells the story of Tim Hetherington and the message he was trying to convey…

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    Book Discussion on Seriously Not All Right

    Ron Capps talked about his book, Seriously Not All Right: Five Wars in Ten Years, in which he discusses his experiences in war zones such as Afghanistan, Iraq, Rwanda, and Kosovo, and the…

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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 the Progress of Civilization From Primates to Robots, in which he argues that 15,000 years of war has advanced…

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    Book Discussion on American Spartan

    Ann Scott Tyson talked about her book American Spartan: The Promise, the Mission, and the Betrayal of Special Forces Major Jim Gant, in which she tells the story of Special Forces Major Jim…

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    In Depth with Bing West

    Author and military strategist Bing West spoke about his life and career. The former assistant secretary of defense. former RAND analyst, and current member of the Council on Foreign…

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    Book Discussion on Eyes on the Target

    Richard Miniter talked about his new book, Eyes on Target: Inside Stories from the Brotherhood of the U.S. Navy SEALs, in which Mr. Miniter chronicles the history of the Navy SEALs and…

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    American Conflicts Since Vietnam

    History professor Michael Gambone talked about America’s involvement in conflicts since the Vietnam War. Professor Gambone examines the missions, goals, successes and failures of…

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    Wartime Presidents from Lincoln to Obama

    Author Andrew Polsky talked about the wartime decisions of several U.S. Presidents, from Abraham Lincoln to Barack Obama. All U.S. presidents, regardless of their background, serve as…

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    Book Discussion on Vietnam: The Real War

    Santiago Lyon, Peter Arnett, Nick Ut, and Julie Jacobson talked about the book Vietnam: The Real War - A Photographic History by the Associated Press and the state of war photography…

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    Book Discussion on The Road to War

    Marvin Kalb talked about his book, The Road to War: Presidential Commitments Honored and Betrayed. He spoke with the Chicago Tribune's Bruce Dold. This event took place in the University…

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    Book Discussion on The Savior Generals

    Victor Davis Hanson talked about his book, The Savior Generals: How Five Great Commanders Saved Wars That Were Lost - From Ancient Greece to Iraq, in which he profiles five generals who, he…

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