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    25th Anniversary of Tiananmen Square

    The Council on Foreign Relations hosted an event marking the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square student-led anti-government protests in 1989. Panelists included activists,…

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    Russian Intervention in Ukraine

    Former National Security Advisers Zbigniew Brzezinski and Brent Scowcroft talked about Russia’s annexation of the Crimea region of Ukraine. They talked about Russian President…

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    Book Discussion on Zbig

    Charles Gati, editor of Zbig: The Strategy and Statecraft of Zbigniew Brzezinski, and a panel of dignitaries talked about the life and career of former National Security Adviser Zbigniew…

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    Presidential Powers

    A panel discussion was held on presidential power in foreign and security policy. Attorneys and constitutional experts gave an historical perspective on executive power in relation to…

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    Energy Secretary Confirmation Hearing

    The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee held a hearing on the nomination of Ernest Moniz to be the secretary of the Department of Energy. He was introduced by former Senator…

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    Secretary Clinton on U.S. Policy in North Africa

    Secretary of State Clinton gave the keynote address at a conference on the political, economic, and security transition in the Maghreb region of Northwest Africa, which includes Libya,…

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    National Security in the 21st Century

    Former national security advisers talked about their roles in advising the president and U.S. national security strategies in a changing global security environment. Among the topics…

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    Nuclear Waste Storage Facilities

    Witnesses testified about the operation of nuclear waste facilities and future storage of nuclear waste. The talked about a report produced by the Blue Ribbon Commission on…

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    U.S. Relations with Turkey, Iran and Russia

    Former national security advisers spoke about U.S. relations with Turkey, Iran and Russia, and each country’s role in Syria’s escalating violence. Other topics included…

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    President George H.W. Bush Oral History Project: Brent Scowcroft Clip

    An audio clip of an undated interview with former National Security Adviser Brent Scowcroft by the George H.W. Bush Oral History Project at the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the…

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    Memorial Service for Former Secretary of State Lawrence Eagleburger

    Former Secretary of State Lawrence Eagleburger died June 2011 in Charlottesville, Virginia after suffering a short illness. He was the former secretary of state in the George H.W. Bush…

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    U.S. Foreign Policy

    General Brent Scowcroft, former national security advisor to Presidents Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush, assessed foreign policy challenges facing the Obama administration. His speech…

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    20th Anniversary of the Persian Gulf War

    Former President George H.W. Bush commemorated the 20th anniversary of the initiation of military operations to liberate Kuwait from Iraq by inviting Desert Storm veterans to a discussion…

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    U.S. National Security Interests in the Middle East

    National security experts talked about U.S. interests in the Middle East and the prospects for peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinian Authority. Among the topics they…

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    U.S.-Russia Nuclear Arms Reduction Treaty

    Brent Scowcroft talked about the ratification and implementation of the new START treaty. Following Mr. Scowcroft, Morton Halperin of the Open Society Institute, Angela Stent of…

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    National Security and the Press

    Brent Scowcroft talked about national security and the press. Mr. Scowcroft, who chaired President George W. Bush’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board but criticized his…

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    Obama Administration and National Security

    General James L. Jones spoke on the Obama administration’s approach to national security. Following his prepared remarks he responded to questions from the audience. In his…

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    Atlantic Council Awards Dinner

    The 2009 Atlantic Council awards dinner commemorated the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Former President George H.W. Bush and former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl…

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    Future Priorities of the Central Intelligence Agency

    General Michael Hayden, director of the Central Intelligence Agency, talked about current and future priorities and challenges for the U.S. intelligence community, and the transition to a…

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