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    Eisenhower's Farewell Address

    The panel talked about the background and importance of President Eisenhower’s farewell address when he left office in 1960. They focused on his statements about the development of a…

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    Homosexuals in the Military Part 1

    The committee heard testimony from representatives of the U.S. military and former Department of Defense administrators on the impact of lifting the ban on homosexuals in the U.S.…

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    Foreign Policy Implementation

    The panelists discussed the implementation of foreign policy and the tools the U.S. has for making choices and for dealing with crises around the world. Topics included foreign aid,…

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    National Strategic Defense Review

    Defense experts talked about the Defense Department’s strategic defense review and potential reforms within the department. Among the topics they addressed were funding levels,…

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    The Politics of the Federal Budget Structure

    These speakers talked about the politics of setting up a budget structure and guidelines. They referenced the 1990 budget negotiations as examples of how the process is politically…

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    Homosexuals in the Military

    Mr. Korb, former Assistant Secretary of Defense, spoke during the Human Rights Campaign Fund’s annual conference on discrimination against homosexuals in the Department of…

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    Balanced Budget Internet Game

    A balanced federal budget bill created on the Internet was presented. The project allowed citizens to budget the government hypothetically. Participants included scholars and…

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    Homosexuals in the Military Part 2

    The committee continued to hear testimony from former defense administrators and military psychology analysts on the effect of lifting the ban on homosexuals in the U.S. military on unit…

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    National Security & the Post-Containment Era

    Lawrence Korb discussed the history and role of George Kennan’s philosophy of containment in relation to the U.S.S.R. Containment theory dictates that the U.S. and other Western…

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    Strategic Defense Initiative Cost

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    Lessons of Gulf War: U.S. Interests

    This forum focused on what the United States has learned from the military and strategic issues of the Persian Gulf war. The war has implications for future war and how it is…

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    Washington Sunday Journal

    Ms. Matusow talked about current events in the news, including Secretary Brown’s scandal troubles, media coverage of Speaker Gingrich and President Clinton’s trip to…

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    U.S.-China Relations

    The forum dealt with the continuing evolution of relations between the two nations and what steps can be taken to improve those relations.

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    Relations with the Soviet Union

    Prof. Schulzinger delivers a paper titled “The Decline of Detente". Prof. Korb then speaks on "Defense Policy in the Ford Administration: Laying the Groundwork for the…

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    Future of Affirmative Action

    Group officials and scholars discussed affirmative action goals for minority contractors, opportunities in higher education, the media and the business world. The U.S. Supreme Court…

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    Environmental Impact of Base Closings, P.M.

    The Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission continued its hearing on the environmental and economic impact of military base closings. Earlier in the year, the Department of…

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    After the Cold War: U.S. Defense Policies

    The panel discussed the need for a transitional defense policy from the Cold War stance, that would include provisions for the recent events in the Persian Gulf.

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    National Missile Defense

    Witnesses testified about technology development of the National Missile Defense and the impact of test failures on deployment of an effective system.

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    Peace and Conflict Resolution

    The guests discussed the emergence of conflict resolution as an academic discipline and its importance in the multi-dimensional conflicts around the world, especially after the end of the…

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