Book Discussion on Breaking the Real Axis of Evil

Former Ambassador Palmer talked about his book Breaking the Real Axis of Evil: How to Oust the World’s Last Dictators by 2025,… read more

Former Ambassador Palmer talked about his book Breaking the Real Axis of Evil: How to Oust the World’s Last Dictators by 2025, published by Rowman and Littlefield Publishers. He discussed his plan to rid the world of dictators, including legislation introduced in both the U.S. House and U.S. Senate. He described the proposal as creating a coalition of democratic states, funding independent media, and providing political and financial support for democratic movements within authoritarian states. After his presentation he answered audience members' questions.

Former Ambassador Palmer was a former member of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee and served as a speechwriter for both Henry Kissinger and President Ronald Reagan. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Thomas Melia Research Director Georgetown University->Institute for the Study of Diplomacy
  • Mark Palmer Ambassador (Former) United States->Hungary

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Book Discussion on Breaking the Real Axis of Evil

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185839-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 12, 2005
Last Aired:
Apr 11, 2005

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  • Mar 12, 2005 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 13, 2005 | 9:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 11, 2005 | 1:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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