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    Exposing North Korea's Prison Camps

    Mr. Hawk talked about North Korean prison camps. He said that many prisoners were forced to labor under dangerous and inhospitable conditions, and lived in camps where food was…

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    How the Chinese People View America

    The minister described the perception most Chinese people have of Americans. He expressed the hope of strengthening understanding between the people of the two countries. He…

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    U.S.-Russia Relations

    Mr. Zhirinovsky spoke to reporters about U.S.-Russian relations after the Cold War, efforts to combat international terrorism, and policy toward Iraq. Following brief remarks he…

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    Uzbekistan's Role in the War in Afghanistan

    Officials spoke about Uzbekistan’s participation in international efforts to combat terrorism and cooperation with the U.S. in military action against the Taliban regime in…

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    U.S.-Uganda Relations

    President Museveni spoke about relations between the U.S. and Uganda as well as economic development in Africa. Among the topics he addressed were exporting processed versus raw…

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    Economic Growth in Africa

    Participants discussed current legislation about African trade being debated in the Congress. They voiced support for the legislation that would expand U.S. markets in sub-Saharan…

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    Media Coverage of Terrorism

    Mr. Jordan talked about the challenges of covering terrorism in Russia. Among the topics he addressed were maintaining independence from state-run entities, recent coverage of a…

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    U.S.-India Relations

    Ambassador Sen talked about strengthening the India-U.S. partnership. He talked about President Bush’s upcoming visit to India and what he might expect to see there. Topics…

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    North Korean Political Prisoners' Experiences

    North Korean defectors talked about defecting to the U.S. and their lives as dissidents and eventual political prisoners in North Korea.

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    Israel's Treatment of Arab-Americans

    Arab-American participants talked about their experiences in Israel while each was on vacation to visit family members. They focused on how they were detained in Israeli prisons and…

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    U.S.-Liberia Relations

    Chairman Bryant talked about efforts to rebuild Liberia following the resignation of President Taylor and about relations with the U.S. Among the issues he addressed were the state of the…

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    Academic Freedom and the Koran Controversy

    Chancellor Moeser talked about the controversy over assigning Approaching the Qur’an: The Early Revelations as summer reading for incoming freshmen. He talked about the public…

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    World Refugee Survey

    Various officials from the U.S. Committee for Refugees talked about the 43rd annual World Refugee Survey. They criticized the international community for “warehousing”…

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    The Current Situation in Iraq

    Mr. Barzani, president of the Iraqi Regional Government of Kurdistan, spoke at the National Press Club about the situation in Iraq. He discussed the Iraqi constitution and the…

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    Future of NATO

    European leaders spoke to reporters about the latest NATO expansion, challenges facing the new members, and efforts to combat global terrorism. Following their remarks they answered…

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    Future of U.S. Foreign Policy

    Mr. Hart and others talked about his book The Fourth Power and the future of national security policy with renewed interest in terrorist threats. Among the topics they addressed…

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    Women\'s Rights and the New Iraqi Constitution

    The National Press Club hosted a panel discussion on “Opposition to Language in Iraq’s Draft Constitution that would make Islam the Sole Source for Iraqi Law.”
    Members of…

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    Book Discussion on On the Road to Democracy: The Czech Republic

    The President of the Czech Republic, Vaclav Klaus, talked about relations between the U.S. and Czech Republic, his meeting with President Bush, and democratic movements in Eastern Europe…

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    Russia at the Crossroads

    Mr. Berezovsky talked about economic issues in Russian and the political situation there. He answered questions from the audience. Translation into English was by an…

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    The New European Constitution

    Mark Hendrick, member of the British Parliament and its European Scrutiny Select Committee, will talk about the new European constitution. He first covered the history of the European…

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