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    U.S. Middle East Policy

    Participants spoke about U.S. policy and political unrest in the Middle East. Dennis Ross said the U.S. had outdated assumptions about the Arab world, and also talked about a possible…

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    Iran's Nuclear Program

    Panelists talked about the upcoming upcoming P-5+1 talks on Iran’s nuclear program. P-5+1 refers to the permanent five members of the United Nations Security Council (France, the…

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    Book Discussion on The Strong Horse

    Lee Smith argued that in the Middle East the general public tends to follow whoever is the strongest leader. He said that U.S. policy should reflect this reality.  Commentary by…

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    Foreign Policy and Whittaker Chambers

    From a conference on the 60th anniversary of the publication of Whittaker Chambers' book, Witness, panelists talked about foreign policy and Whittaker Chambers, and whether Witness' message…

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    U.S.-Saudi Arabia Relations

    Middle Eastern policy experts spoke about the state of U.S.-Saudi Arabia relations, the Obama administration’s outreach to Iran, and U.S. policies towards Syria and Egypt. They…

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    Iran-Contra Investigation Day 14

    Abrams answers questions concerning his role in the Costa Rica airstrip and his role in soliciting aid for the contras from the sultan of Brunei, who donated 10 million dollars. Abrams…

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    Islamic Religion Groups and Arab Politics

    Former senior White House advisers discussed internal deliberations over Middle East policy. Dennis Ross said that in one-on-one discussions, former Egyptian President of Egypt Hosni…

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    Book Discussion with Elliott Abrams, Tested by Zion

    Elliott Abrams, who served on President George W. Bush’s national security staff, talked about the accomplishments and failures of the Bush administration regarding the…

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    U.S.-Israel Relations

    Panelists talked about the U.S.-Israel relationship and the Middle East peace process. They advocated that the United States pay less attention to the peace process, and instead focus…

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    History of Human Rights Policy

    Senior diplomats spoke about the evolution of human rights policy at a day-long conference to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the State Department’s Bureau of Democracy, Human…

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    Iran-Contra Investigation Day 15 Part 1

    Abrams is questioned further about misleading statements that he made to Congress, based on misleading information given to him. Abrams denies being made the “fall guy” for…

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    U.S. Foreign Policy and the Middle East

    Elliott Abrams, former White House Deputy National Security Adviser for President George W. Bush, and former Democratic Representative Robert Wexler debated U.S. foreign policy toward…

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    Intelligence and Counterterrorism Policy

    Panelists talked about intelligence and counterterrorism efforts domestically and internationally. Eliot Abrams named Syria as “jihadi central” and the area of greatest…

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    Washington Journal: Thursday

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    Embargo Against Nicaragua

    The International Economic Policy and Trade and Western Hemisphere Affairs Subcommittees held a joint hearing to review the U.S. economic embargo against the communist Sandinista government…

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    Permanent Trade Status for China

    Witnesses testified about granting permanent normal trade relations to China. Among the issues discussed were the impacts of such a policy on the U.S. economy, human rights in China,…

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    Interview: Elliot Abrams

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    Washington Monday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newpapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    Protectionism and Free Trade

    Participants considered international trade issues and what divides conservatives on this issue. The title of the panel was "Protectionists, Free Traders, Isolationists,…

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