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    Memorial Service for Former Senator Warren Rudman

    Current and former congressional leaders paid tribute to former New Hampshire Senator Warren B. Rudman who died November 19, 2012, at the age of 82. Senator Rudman was best remembered as a…

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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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    Dayton Accords and the Future of Diplomacy

    Former President Clinton made introductory remarks before a panel of officials during his administration talked about the 1995 Dayton Accords that ended the war in Bosnia. They also…

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    James Steinberg on U.S.-China Relations

    James Steinberg spoke about the future of the U.S-China relationship. He focused on U.S. economic and national security ties with China, as well as the role China plays in the Korean…

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    Sixty Years of the National Security Council

    Former national security advisers spoke about the mission and operation of the National Security Council sixty years after its formation. They also talked about the changing nature of…

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    Memorial Service for Eli Segal

    A memorial service was held for Eli J. Segal, who died in February. Mr.. Segal headed President Clinton’s national service program after serving as his 1992 campaign chief of…

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    Frank Mankiewicz Roast

    Journalists and politicians participated in a tongue-in-cheek review of Mr. Mankiewicz’s career in broadcasting and politics. Ms. Roberts emceed the evening’s…

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    U.S. Embassy Bombings in Africa

    Officials spoke to reporters about the suspect in the U.S. Embassy bombing in Kenya. Mohamed Rashed Daoud al-'Owhali will return to the U.S. to face criminal charges for the bombing.

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    Role of the National Security Adviser

    Former national security advisers spoke about their role in the administration and how the job had changed over the years. Following their remarks they answered questions from the…

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    September 11 Commission: Intelligence

    Mr. Berger talked about the September 11, 2001 attacks on the United States. The focus was on Clinton administration intelligence and counterterrorism strategies, and the priority…

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    U.S. Military Action Against Iraq, Day 2

    Witnesses testified about possible military action in Iraq in order to facilitate a change of regime. Among the topics they addressed were sources of opposition to Sadam…

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    Clinton Cabinet Announcement

    President-elect Clinton announced the appointments for the National Security Team in his Cabinet in a news conference in the transition offices in Little Rock. He announced the…

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    Inquiry Into September 11 Attacks, Day 2

    Former national security advisers testified about intelligence concerns related to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the U.S. Among the issues they addressed were past terrorist…

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    U.S. Strategy in the War on Terrorism

    Former national security advisers talked about U.S. strategy in efforts to combat international terrorism. Among the topics they addressed were the global scope of terrorism, balancing…

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    U.S. Troops in Bosnia

    After the president’s announcement that U.S. troops would remain in Bosnia past June 1, 1998, Mr. Berger and Mr. Gelbard took reporters' questions. They talked about…

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    Haitian Democracy First Anniversary

    Participants paid tribute to the Clinton administration, President Aristide and the Haitian people for their support of democracy in Haiti. They also talked about life has changed for…

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    U.S. Participation in U.N. Peacekeeping

    Members of current and previous administrations, Congress, the military and the press debated U.S. participation in United Nations peacekeeping missions. According to the Council on…

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    National Security Appointments

    President Clinton appointed Senator Cohen, a Republican, to be Defense Secretary, Ambassador Albright to be the first female Secretary of State, Anthony Lake to be Director of Intelligence…

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    U.S.-North Korea Relations

    Senators and former foreign policy officials spoke to reporters about policy toward North Korea and urged the Bush administration to take stronger action to get North Korea to reverse its…

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    U.S. Strikes Against Terrorist Bases

    Administration officials announced that the United States had attacked terrorist bases in Afghanistan and a possible chemical weapons facility in the Sudan. No questions were taken…

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