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    European Security and Diplomacy

    European diplomats and scholars participated in an discussion on the role of diplomacy in strengthening European security. They talked about the implications of the conflict in…

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    Q&A with Robert Kaplan

    Robert Kaplan, a contributing editor with The Atlantic, talked about his book, In Europe’s Shadow: Two Cold Wars and a Thirty-Year Journey Through Romania and Beyond.

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    Book Discussion on The Butcher's Trail

    Julian Borger talked about his book, The Butcher’s Trail: How the Search for Balkan War Criminals Became the World’s Most Successful Manhunt, about the manhunt for indicted…

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    Book Discussion on The Crime and the Silence

    Anna Bikont talked about her book The Crime and the Silence, in which she examines the deaths of hundreds of Jews, who were forced into a barn that was set afire in the Polish town of…

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    Eastern European Politics

    Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis spoke about the geopolitical situation in Eastern Europe, his plans for increased defense spending, and the refugee crisis in Europe.

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    Threats to Europe

    The French and Spanish ambassadors to the U.S. and former Undersecretary of State Paula Dobriansky discussed the continuing threats to Europe such as Russia’s annexation of Crimea and…

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    Book Discussion on Flashpoints

    George Friedman talked about his book, Flashpoints: The Emerging Crisis in Europe, about the future of Europe and the potential for conflict in the coming years. He spoke at Politics &…

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    Book Discussion Havel

    Michael Zantovsky, former press secretary and adviser to Vaclav Havel, talked about his book, Havel: A Life, about the Czech dissident’s life and leadership of Czechoslovakia and the…

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    U.S. Relations with Balkan States

    Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) talked about his visit to Kosovo, Serbia, Croatia, Albania, and Montenegro, where he met with both government officials and the public to discuss U.S. policies…

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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony for Raoul Wallenberg

    Congress posthumously awarded the Congressional Gold Medal to Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg for saving tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews during the Holocaust. He was detained by…

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    European Energy Reliance on Russia

    State Department officials and scholars testified at a hearing on Europe’s energy reliance on Russia. Other topics included U.S. and EU roles in strengthening Ukraine and helping…

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    25th Anniversary of Polish Freedom Day

    President Obama made remarks at a ceremony in Castle Square in Warsaw marking the 25th anniversary of Poland’s first free elections. President Obama contrasted that Polish…

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    U.S.-Poland Defense Relations

    Secretary Chuck Hagel and Poland’s Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak held a joint press conference on U.S.-Poland military relations and response efforts regarding Russian…

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    Bosnia, Intelligence, and the Clinton Presidency

    Bill Clinton, Madeline Albright, and others participated in a declassification event, in which the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the William J. Clinton Presidential Library released…

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    U.S. Intervention in Foreign Conflicts

    David Phillips, a former senior adviser to the U.S. Department of State, talked about U.S. intervention in foreign conflicts. He talked about his new book, Liberating Kosovo: Coercive…

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    Q&A with Anne Applebaum

    Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Applebaum talked about her book, Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944-1956. She used newly opened archives and conducted interviews to…

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    Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski United Nations General Assembly Address

    Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski addressed the United Nations General Assmebly.

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    Mitt Romney Foreign Policy Address

    Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney concluded his three-nation overseas tour with a foreign policy address at the University of Warsaw Library. He talked about the United…

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    After Words with Madeleine Albright

    Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright recounts her early childhood years in her native Czechoslovakia, as it came under the control of Nazi Germany. Using her parents'…

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    Book Discussion on The Battle of the Berezina

    Alexander Mikaberidze talked about his book The Battle of the Berezina: Napoleon’s Great Escape about Napoleon’s escape from the Russian Army in November 1812. This is the first…

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