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    Foreign Policy News Review with Nicholas Burns

    Nicholas Burns talked about some of the foreign policy stories that were dominating the news, including the Obama administration’s response to the threat from ISIS* and the…

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    Representative Marcy Kaptur on Ukraine

    Representative Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), the co- chair of the Congressional Ukraine Caucus, spoke by phone about developments in that country and the surrounding region.

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    Representative Jim Gerlach on Ukraine

    Representative Jim Gerlach (R-PA) spoke by phone about developments in Ukraine and the surrounding region.

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    Developments in Ukraine

    Nicholas Burns gave an update on the latest developments in Ukraine. Topics included the arrest warrant issued for Viktor Yanukovych, the ability of the interim government to keep…

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    President Kennedy at American University and in West Berlin

    Panelists talked about the significance and lasting influences of President John F. Kennedy’s commencement address at American University and his June 26, 1963 speech in West…

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    The Presidency in the Nuclear Age, Panel 4

    A panel discussion on how U.S. foreign policy and the presidency have been shaped by the development, use, and spread of nuclear weapons focused on efforts to halt the spread of nuclear…

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    U.S.-Iran Relations

    A hearing was held on efforts to block Iran’s procurement of material and technology for its nuclear program and the potential obstacles and opportunities for the…

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    Russia-Georgia Conflict

    A panel discussion was held on the conflict in Georgia. David Bakradze, Georgia’s Parliament chairman, participated via teleconference. He provided an update on the…

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    Coping with the Challenge of Iran

    Israeli Deputy Prime Minister Shaul Mofaz and former Undersecretary of State Nicholas Burns talked about the options remaining for the United States and the international community for…

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    State Department Announcement

    Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice announced that Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Nicholas Burns is retiring in March 2008.

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    U.S. Policy in the Americas

    Under Secretary Nicholas Burns talked about the political and economic interests of the United States in Latin America. He also responded to questions from the audience.

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    U.S.-India Civil Nuclear Cooperation

    A hearing was held titled “The U.S. and India: An Emerging Entente?” State Department officials testified about U.S.-India relations, focusing on recent agreements on civil…

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    Future of Pakistan

    Participating by remote connection, Undersecretary Nicholas Burns talked about his testimony last week before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the future of Pakistan and U.S policy…

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    U.S.-India Nuclear Agreement

    Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs R. Nicholas Burns briefed the press on the status of the U.S.-India Civil Nuclear Cooperation Initiative and the text of the bilateral…

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    Future of Pakistan

    Officials testified about U.S. relations with Pakistan, political turmoil in the country, President Musharraf’s ability to continue in power, forthcoming elections, the resurgence of…

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    U.S. Muslim Relations

    At a luncheon of the 2007 convention of the American Jewish Congress Undersecretary Burns spoke on “Building Bridges with Moderate Islam” and Ambassador Al-Hussein spoke on…

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    U.S.-Europe Relations

    Undersecretary Burns talked about the U.S.-Europe policy agenda and also about global issues. Topics included Europe and the U.S. preventing terrorism, achieving peace in the Balkans,…

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    U.S. Policy Toward Afghanistan

    Mr. Burhs spoke to the press about the recently announced U.S. aid package to support security and reconstruction in Afghanistan. He also answered questions from reporters.

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    NATO Issues

    Undersecretary Burns reviewed issues that the leaders of the 26 member states of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization would consider when they meet for NATO’s Riga Summit November…

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    North Korean Nuclear Armament

    Mr. Burns testified about North Korean nuclear weapons development programs, recent nuclear and missile tests, the status of six-party talks with North Korea, and United Nations…

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