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    Defense Department Operations in Africa

    Deputy Assistant Secretary Amanda Dory and AFRICOM Commander David Rodriguez briefed reporters on U.S. strategy and operations in Africa including challenges, population growth, and crime…

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    U.S.-Tunisia Relations

    President Obama and Tunisian Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa spoke to the press before a meeting to discuss the country’s economic and political transition since the 2011 “Arab…

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    Benghazi Consulate Attack Investigation

    Former CIA Director Mike Morell testified at a House Select Intelligence committee hearing on allegations that he misled Congress over the White House’s role in crafting the…

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    South Sudan Cease Fire Agreement

    Panelists talked about the violence that erupted in South Sudan in December 2013. Donald Booth, U.S. Special Envoy to Sudan and South Sudan, called the civil conflict in South Sudan…

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    Book Discussion on Radiance of Tomorrow

    Ishmael Beah talked about his novel, Radiance of Tomorrow, about life in Sierra Leone following the Civil War that ended in 2002. Beah was a child soldier in the civil war and wrote about…

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    Future of North Africa

    Panelists talked about the future of North Africa and the region’s progress toward democratic government. They focused on recent developments in Egypt and Tunisia.

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    Book Discussion on The Second Arab Awakening

    Marwan Muasher, former Jordanian Foreign Minister and ambassador to the United States, talked about his book, The Second Arab Awakening: And the Battle for Pluralism, in which he takes a…

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    Senators McCain, Graham, and Ayotte on Benghazi Attack and Investigation

    Senators John McCain (R-AZ), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), and Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) came to the floor to talk about the September 11, 2012, Benghazi attack that resulted in the deaths of four…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the Senate Intelligence Committee report on its investigation of the terrorist attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. According…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the Senate Intelligence Committee report on its investigation of the terrorist attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi,…

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    Civil Unrest in South Sudan

    Witnesses testified at a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing about the civil unrest and growing ethnic violence in South Sudan.

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    State Department Daily Briefing

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    State Department Daily Briefing on Evacuations from South Sudan

    Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf held a news briefing with reporters at the State Department. In this portion of the briefing she talked about the evacuation of American citizens in South…

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    United Nations Security Council Meeting on South Sudan

    The United Nations Security Council held an open meeting to discuss violence in South Sudan. Political turmoil in previous weeks had left thousands killed or displaced as rival ethnic…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Jay Carney briefed reporters and answered questions on a number of issues. Regarding South Sudan, he said that circumstances had worsened following new reports of violence. He…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf delivered the daily State Department briefing for reporters. Topics included a travel warning due to the unrest in South Sudan.

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    State Department Daily Briefing on Travel Warning for South Sudan

    This portion of the the daily State Department briefing for reporters included a travel warning due to the unrest in South Sudan.

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    Violence in the Central African Republic

    Witnesses assessed ongoing violence in the Central African Republic. Earlier in December Christian militias attacked the capital of the Central African Republic, leading to clashes…

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    U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon End of Year News Conference

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon gave a year end press conference. He said “a cessation of hostilities” would be necessary in order for political negotiations…

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    Memorial Service for Nelson Mandela

    A memorial service was held in Johannesburg for former South African President Nelson Mandela, who died on December 5, 2013, at the age of 95. Speakers included President Obama, South…

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